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Translating Music (Sylph Editions - Cahiers)
Translating Music (Sylph Editions - Cahiers)
by Richard Pevear
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The first volume in the series is by one of the most renowned contemporary translators into English. He discusses his recent experience of translating Tolstoy’s War and Peace, and offers alongside his illuminating essay a wonderful rendition of... (read more)

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Is That a Fish in Your Ear?: Translation and the Meaning of Everything
Is That a Fish in Your Ear?: Translation and the Meaning of Everything
by David Bellos
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A New York Times Notable Book for 2011 One of The Economists 2011 Books of the Year   People speak different languages, and always have. The Ancient Greeks took no notice of anything unless it was said in Greek; the Romans made everyone speak Latin;... (read more)

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Why Translation Matters (Why X Matters)
Why Translation Matters (Why X Matters)
by Edith Grossman
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Why Translation Matters argues for the cultural importance of translation and for a more encompassing and nuanced appreciation of the translators role. As the acclaimed translator Edith Grossman writes in her introduction, “My intention is to... (read more)

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The Translator's Handbook (Translator's Handbook)
The Translator's Handbook (Translator's Handbook)
by Morry Sofer
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [401]-402) and index.... (read more)

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On Translation
On Translation
by Ricoeur
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Paul Ricoeur was one of the most important philosophers of the twentieth century. In this short and accessible book, he turns to a topic at the heart of much of his work: What is translation and why is it so important? Reminding us that The Bible, the... (read more)

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Meaning-based Translation (2ND 98 Edition)
Meaning-based Translation (2ND 98 Edition)
by Mildred L. Larson
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Meaning-Based Translation is designed for training beginning translators and organized chapter by chapter as drill material for the textbook; Meaning-Based Translation.... (read more)

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The Translator's Handbook
The Translator's Handbook
by Morry Sofer
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Fully revised for the year 2000, this is the book translators everywhere have come to rely on. It covers everything related to translation, from the history and theory of translation, to ways to improve one's skills, to sources of dictionaries, and how... (read more)

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Found in Translation: How Language Shapes Our Lives and Transforms the World
Found in Translation: How Language Shapes Our Lives and Transforms the World
by Nataly Kelly and Jost Zetzsche
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Translation. It's everywhere we look, but seldom seen — until now. Found in Translation reveals the surprising and complex ways that translation shapes the world. Covering everything from holy books to hurricane warnings and poetry to peace... (read more)

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Performing Without a Stage : the Art of Literary Translation (98 Edition)
Performing Without a Stage : the Art of Literary Translation (98 Edition)
by Robert Wechsler
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A lively and comprehensive introduction to the art of literary translation for readers of foreign fiction and poetry who wonder what it takes to translate, how the art of literary translation has changed over the centuries, what problems translators... (read more)

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Translating by Factors (Suny Series, Linguistics)
Translating by Factors (Suny Series, Linguistics)
by Christoph Gutknecht
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Demonstrates that successful translation requires accounting for the pertinent translation factors in each individual case, emphasizing the notion of factor set using English-German examples. Explores linguistic factors such as treatment of illocution... (read more)

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Voyage To the End of the Word
Voyage To the End of the Word
by Renato Barilli
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Letters Concerning Poetical Translations & Virgils & Miltons Arts of Verse Etc
Letters Concerning Poetical Translations & Virgils & Miltons Arts of Verse Etc
by William Benson
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Andreas Heusler Und Die Sprache
Andreas Heusler Und Die Sprache
by Stefan Sonderegger
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