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Most popular Translation & interpretation books

The most popular Translation & interpretation books currently available. Updated weekly.
Wee Book a Glesca Banter: An A-Z of Glasgow Phrases
Translation as Transhumance
A humanist meditation on the art of translation that also serves as a fascinating account of wartime danger, hospitality and human kinship.
Lost in Translation: An Illustrated Compendium of Untranslatable Words
Did you know that the Japanese have a word to express the way sunlight filters through the leaves of trees?
Introducing Translation Studies: Theories and Applications
Lost World of the Torah: Law as Covenant and Wisdom in Ancient Context
Academic Foundations of Interpreting Studies - An Introduction to Its Theories
This is the first introductory course book that explores the theoretical foundations used in sign language interpreting studies.
The Oresteia comprises three of the greatest plays of all time: Agamemnon, The Cheophori and The Eumenides.
Letter and Spirit of Biblical Interpretation: From the Early Church to Modern Practice
This brief, accessible text introduces the history of biblical interpretation and argues for a retrieval of premodern spiritual habits of reading Scripture.
Babel: Adventures in Translation
This innovative and lavishly illustrated collection of essays shows how linguistic diversity has inspired people across time and cultures to embark on adventurous journeys through the translation of texts. From papyrus fragments to Asterix cartoons, it explores how ideas have travelled via the medium of translation.
Martin Luther and the Enduring Word of God: The Wittenberg School and Its Scripture-Centered Proclamation
A world-class scholar shows how Luther's approach to the Bible drew his colleagues and contemporary followers into a Scripture-centered practice of theology and pastoral leadership.
Translation Studies Reader
Introducing Interpreting Studies
Hermeneutic of Wisdom: Recovering the Formative Agency of Scripture
An experienced teacher offers an innovative hermeneutical approach, showing how the whole Bible can be understood as a wisdom text that shapes its readers morally.
Brief Insights on Mastering Bible Study: 80 Expert Insights, Explained in a Single Minute
Short, accessible, and easy-to-understand, 60 Second Scholar books distill key insights of biblical scholars for the average reader. In Brief Insights on Mastering Bible Study, author Michael Heiser provides tips for reading the Bible with understanding.
Revising and Editing for Translators
Lost In Translation: Misadventures in English Abroad
Lost in Translation: Misadventures in English Abroad affectionately demonstrates the very best - and worst - instances of genuine grammar-gargling from around the world.
Translation Studies
Translation: A Very Short Introduction
Translation is everywhere, giving us dubbed films, and access to foreign news and the literature of other cultures. Considering subtitling, interpreting, and adaptations, Matthew Reynolds reveals how translation is changing radically in the new age of electronic media.
In Other Words: A Coursebook on Translation
Sympathy for the Traitor: A Translation Manifesto
An engaging and unabashedly opinionated examination of what translation is and isn't.
Issues of Indigenous African Literature and Onomastics: A Festschrift in Honour of D. B. Z. Ntuli
The discussion entails modern literature, oral literature, literary translations, orthography and onomastics. The contributions in the book recommend the promotion, development and preservation of indigenous African languages.
Translating Children's Literature
Legal Translation Explained
Fictional Translators: Rethinking Translation through Literature
Scripture and Its Interpretation: A Global, Ecumenical Introduction to the Bible
Top-notch biblical scholars from around the world and from various Christian traditions offer a fulsome yet readable introduction to the Bible and its interpretation.
Conference Interpreting Explained
A practical guide to conference interpreting by an experienced interpreter working for the European Commission. It contains detailed discussion of the pitfalls and strategies of the work, as well as relevant contacts.
Signed Language Interpreting in the 21st Century - An Overview of the Profession
This text provides sign language interpreting students with a broad knowledge base that encompasses the latest research and addresses current trends and perspectives of the Deaf community.
Meaning-Based Translation: A Guide to Cross-Language Equivalence
Meaning-Based Translation is designed for training beginning translators and organized chapter by chapter as drill material for the textbook; Meaning-Based Translation.
Social Constructivist Approach to Translator Education: Empowerment from Theory to Practice
Provides numerous examples drawn from the author's classroom experience in translator education and foreign language teaching. This book uses a number of classroom case studies to illustrate his method, including: introductory courses in translation studies, project-based translation practice courses, and translation studies seminars.
Catalan Poems
The first book-length collection of Catalan poetry from Spain's greatest living poet.
Thinking Arabic Translation: A Course in Translation Method: Arabic to English
Intercultural Competence for Translators
Translation in Transition: Between cognition, computing and technology
Sympathy for the Traitor: A Translation Manifesto
An engaging and unabashedly opinionated examination of what translation is and isn't.
Introduction to Chinese Poetry: From the <i>Canon of Poetry</i> to the Lyrics of the Song Dynasty
Michael A. Fuller's innovative textbook for learning classical Chinese poetry moves beyond the traditional anthology of poems translated into English and instead brings readers-including those with no knowledge of Chinese-as close as possible to the texture of the poems in their original language.
Is That a Fish in Your Ear?: Translation and the Meaning of Everything
How do we really make ourselves understood to other people? This book shows how, from puns to poetry, news bulletins to the Bible, Asterix to Swedish films, translation is at the heart of everything we do - and makes us who we are.
Mundos en palabras: Learning Advanced Spanish through Translation
Routledge Handbook of Audiovisual Translation
This Little Art
An essay with the reach and momentum of a novel, Kate Briggs's THIS LITTLE ART is a genre-bending song for the practice of literary translation, offering fresh, fierce and timely thinking on reading, writing and living with the works of others.
Stanley Cavell and Philosophy as Translation: The Truth is Translated
This book explores the idea of translation as a philosophical theme and as an important feature of philosophy and practical life, in the context of a searching examination of aspects of the work of Stanley Cavell. Furthermore it demonstrates the broader significance of these philosophical questions for education and life as a whole.
Organism and Environment: Inheritance and Subjectivity in the Life Sciences
In this book, Russell Winslow examines contemporary discourses in microbiology and evolutionary inheritance theory to center the metaphysical prejudices that unreflectively subtend these discourses, highlight and illuminate an emergent prejudice of an ecological ontology in microbiology, and determine what interpretive possibilities it affords.
Surprised by Jesus Again: Reading the Bible in Communion with the Saints
Mouse or Rat?: Translation as Negotiation
From the world-famous author of THE NAME OF THE ROSE, an illuminating and humorous study on the pleasures and pitfalls of translation.
Audiovisual Translation, Subtitling
Argues that in 'Anglophone' Africa, education is not effective because of the use of English, rather than children's first languages, both as the medium of instruction, and also as the language in which children are first taught to read.
Key Terms in Translation Studies
Gives an overview of the concepts which students of translation studies are likely to encounter during their study, at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. This book includes definitions of key terms within the discipline, as well as outlines of the work of key thinkers in the field, including Eugene A Nida, Gideon Toury, and Hans J Vermeer.
BBI Combinatory Dictionary of English: Your guide to collocations and grammar. Third edition revised by Robert Ilson
>This Third Edition of the BBI Combinatory Dictionary of English is an expanded and updated version of the First Edition (1986) and its New Printing (1993), both of which were favorably received. In this third edition, the contents of the BBI have been increased by over 20%
Scientific and Technical Translation Explained: A Nuts and Bolts Guide for Beginners
Research Methods in Interpreting: A Practical Resource
A groundbreaking guide to research methods in interpreting, full of questions and examples.
Audiovisual Translation: Dubbing
Intermediate Greek Grammar: Syntax for Students of the New Testament
This intermediate grammar for students of New Testament Greek incorporates the advances of recent linguistic research in an accessible and understandable way.