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Talk Dirty French

by Alexis Munier

Can't quite come up with the right French quip or four-letter word? With Talk Dirty: French, you'll be able to put your (middle) finger on it. Each entry provides an individual foreign gem, a useful French sentence...


Cryptanalysis: A Study of Ciphers and Their Solution

by Helen F. Gaines

Thorough, systematic introduction to serious cryptography, especially strong in modern forms of cipher solution used by experts. Nihilist, grille, U. S. Army, key-phrase, multiple-alphabet, Gronsfeld, Porta,...


Translation and Linguistic Hybridity: Constructing World-View: Constructing World-View

by Susanne Klinger

This volume outlines a new approach to the study of linguistic hybridity and its translation in cross-cultural writing. By building on concepts from narratology, cognitive poetics, stylistics, and film studies,...


Bourdieu and the Sociology of Translation and Interpreting

by Moira Inghilleri

Bourdieu's key concepts of habitus, field and capital have been adopted or adapted to elaborate the social and cultural nature of translation or interpreting activity, to locate this activity within social structures...


Training for Doctoral Research

by J IAN Mason

Following the rapid expansion of translation studies as an emergent (inter-)discipline over recent decades, demand for doctoral research opportunities is now growing fast in many countries. At the same time,...


Misunderstanding in Social Life: Discourse Approaches to Problematic Talk

by Juliane House, Gabriele Kasper & Steven Ross

Misunderstanding is a pervasive phenomenon in social life, sometimes with serious consequences for people's life chances. Misunderstandings are especially hazardous in high-stakes events such as job interviews...


Translation and Localisation in Video Games: Making Entertainment Software Global

by Miguel Á. Bernal-Merino

This book is a multidisciplinary study of the translation and localisation of video games. It offers a descriptive analysis of the industry - understood as a global phenomenon in entertainment - and aims to...


Brodsky Translating Brodsky: Poetry in Self-Translation

by Alexandra Berlina & Robert Chandler

Is poetry lost in translation, or is it perhaps the other way around? Is it found? Gained? Won?

What happens when a poet decides to give his favorite Russian poems a new life in English? Are the new texts shadows,...


Media and Translation: An Interdisciplinary Approach

by Dror Abend-David

Over the last decade there has been a dramatic increase in publications on media and translation. In fact, there are those who believe that so much has been published in this field that any further publications...


The Translation of Culture

by Bruno Osimo

A culture is a way of perceiving reality. The verb “perceive” should not lead to mistakes. Someone may think that since objective reality of a culture is unique, all people must perceive it in the same way....


Prototext-metatext translation shifts. A model with examples based on Bible translation

by Bruno Osimo

In our society people deal with translation quality in various contexts, which seldom share information. The first context one comes into contact with it is university: in bachelor’s and master’s degree...


Transmission Difficulties: Franz Boas and Tsimshian Mythology

by Ralph Maud

Ralph Maud delves into the mystery of Boas’s alleged “translations” of the stories gathered by his Tsimshian informant, Henry Tate.


Audiovisual Translation: Theories, Methods and Issues

by Luis Pérez-González

Audiovisual translation is the fastest growing strand within translation studies.

This book addresses the need for more robust theoretical frameworks to investigate emerging text- types, address new methodological...


Conditions of Comparison: Reflections on Comparative Intercultural Inquiry

by Ming Xie

Uses literary theory and comparative studies to examine how the conceptual resources of cultures may pre-figure our perspectives and pre-determine our worldviews.


Husn ka Bazaar

by Sonia Faleiro

Sonia Faleiro was a reporter in search of a story when she met Leela; a beautiful and charismatic bar dancer with a story to tell. Leela introduced Sonia to the underworld of Bombay’s dance bars: a world of...


Jeetne ki Aadat

by Prakash Iyer

Do you feel like throwing in the towel, but want to be a great leader? Would you like to build an organization? Do you want your child to be the best she can be? If you answered yes to any of these questions,...


Achchayi ki Kathinayi

by Gurcharan Das

Why be good? What exactly is Dharma? How does one practise it; and to what effect? Gurcharan Das’s superb exposition of the dilemmas and ambiguities inherent in the Mahabharata shows us how we can come to...


Corpus-Based Translation Studies: Research and Applications

by Alet Kruger, Kim Wallmach & Jeremy Munday

This is a collection of leading research within corpus-based translation studies (CTS). CTS is now recognized as a major paradigm that has transformed analysis within the discipline of translation studies. It...


Enlarging Translation, Empowering Translators

by Maria Tymoczko

Beginning with the paradox that characterizes the history of translation studies in the last half century - that more and more parameters of translation have been defined, but less and less closure achieved...


Translation Theory and Development Studies: A Complexity Theory Approach

by Kobus Marais

This book aims to provide a philosophical underpinning to translation and relate translation to development. The second aim flows from the first section's argument that societies emerge out of, amongst others,...