Linguistics & Language Studies

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Interpreters as Diplomats

A Diplomatic History of the Role of Interpreters in World Politics

This book looks at the role played throughout history by translators and interpreters in international relations. It considers how political linguistics function and have functioned throughout … 209 View

Lexicography, Terminology, and Translation

Text-based Studies in Honour of Ingrid Meyer

This volume in honour of Ingrid Meyer is a tribute to her work in the interrelated fields of lexicography, terminology and translation. One key thing shared by these fields is that they all deal … 252 View

Teaching Translation from Spanish to English

Worlds Beyond Words

While many professional translators believe the ability to translate is a gift that one either has or does not have, Allison Beeby Lonsdale questions this view. In her innovative book, she … 257 View

The Origins of Simultaneous Interpretation

The Nuremberg Trial

This book offers the first complete analysis of the emergence of simultaneous interpretation a the Nuremburg Trail and the individuals who made the process possible. Francesca Gaiba offers new … 191 View

Translating Canada

In the last thirty years of the twentieth century, Canadian federal governments offered varying degrees of support for literary and other artistic endeavour. A corollary of this patronage of … 351 View
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The Importance of Translation

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The importance of translation should not be underestimated, particularly in a world that has to learn to husband its resources as one world or perish in the attempt. Without translators, … 2 $0.24 Add
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Before the Trial

From: The Origins of Simultaneous Interpretation

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This chapter explores the path leading to the invention of simultaneous interpretation, the decision to use it and its installation in the courtroom. It provides a brief historical description of … 33 $4.29 Add
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Telling Canada’s “Story” in German: Using Cultural Diplomacy to Achieve Soft Power

From: Translating Canada

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We want to understand why certain texts are selected for translation and why others are left aside. Which aesthetic, economic, or ideological considerations enter into the selection process? In … 18 $1.80 Add
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The Importance of Prose Translation

From: Teaching Translation from Spanish to English

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No one would deny the difficulties involved in translating into a foreign language, and yet it is a possibility. The practice is necessary in most countries. This has always been the case, and it … 4 $0.48 Add
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The Semantic Apparatus of Guy Miège’s New Dictionary French and English, with Another English and French

From: Lexicography, Terminology, and Translation

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In the following pages, we will look at the work of one specific lexicographer, Guy Miìge. Miìge’s first bilingual dictionary, entitled A New Dictionary French and English, … 12 $1.68 Add
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“Two Solitudes”? Anglo-Canadian Literature in Translation in the Two Germanies

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The two Germanies that were reunited in 1990 had different ideological outlooks on English literatures and their dissemination. 25 $2.50 Add