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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 Tolstoyandrsquo;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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An NBCC Award and Los Angeles Times Book Award finalistA 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... (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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This useful tome contains hardheaded accessible guidance for those who are setting out to make money in translation. Sofer, a translator, gives a historic overview of the field (going back to Jerome), a list of requisites for the successful translator,... (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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An NBCC Award and Los Angeles Times Book Award finalistA 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... (read more)

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The Translator's Handbook: With Special Reference to Conference Translation from French and Spanish
The Translator's Handbook: With Special Reference to Conference Translation from French and Spanish
by Frederick Fuller
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This handbook introduces general principles of translation while focusing on translating French and Spanish into English within a conference setting. General principles are elucidated in an introduction, in a postlude entitled "The Elements of Good... (read more)

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Translator and Interpreter Training: Ideas, Methods and Debates (Continuum Studies in Translation)
Translator and Interpreter Training: Ideas, Methods and Debates (Continuum Studies in Translation)
by John Kearns
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<div>As a research area, education in the fields of translation and interpreting has received growing attention in recent years, with the increasing professionalization of the language-mediation sector demanding ever more highly trained... (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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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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Meaning-Based Translation: A Guide to Cross-Language Equivalence-Second Edition
Meaning-Based Translation: A Guide to Cross-Language Equivalence-Second Edition
by Mildred L Larson
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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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Craft & Context of Translation
Craft & Context of Translation
by William Arrowsmith
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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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