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The Copyeditor's Handbook: A Guide for Book Publishing and Corporate Communications
The Copyeditor's Handbook: A Guide for Book Publishing and Corporate Communications
by Amy Einsohn
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Praise for the first and second editions: "The Copyeditor's Handbook brims with valuable information, good advice, and helpful suggestions for novice copyeditors and experienced practitioners. It is comforting to know that current and future copyeditors... (read more)

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The Subversive Copy Editor: Advice from Chicago (Or, How to Negotiate Good Relationships with Your Writers, Your Colleagues, and Yourself) (Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing, and Publishing)
The Subversive Copy Editor: Advice from Chicago (Or, How to Negotiate Good Relationships with Your Writers, Your Colleagues, and Yourself) (Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing, and Publishing)
by Carol Fisher Saller
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Each year writers and editors submit over three thousand grammar and style questions to the Q&A page at The Chicago Manual of Style Online. Some are arcane, some simply hilarious—and one editor, Carol Fisher Saller, reads every single one... (read more)

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Garner's Modern American Usage (Garner's Modern American Usage)
Garner's Modern American Usage (Garner's Modern American Usage)
by Bryan A. Garner
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Since first appearing in 1998, Garner's Modern American Usage has established itself as the preeminent guide to the effective use of the English language. Brimming with witty, erudite essays on troublesome words and phrases, this book authoritatively... (read more)

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If This Be Treason: Translation and Its Dyscontents
If This Be Treason: Translation and Its Dyscontents
by Gregory Rabassa
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A Los Angeles Times Favorite Book of the Year for 2005. Gregory Rabassa's influence as a translator is tremendous. His translations of Gabriel García Márquez's One Hundred Years of Solitude and Julio Cortázar's Hopscotch have helped make... (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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In Translation (13 Edition)
In Translation (13 Edition)
by Esther Allen
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"The last decade has seen significant growth in the study of literary translation, including the MLA's increased readiness to set standards for evaluating translations. With this anthology, editors Bernofsky (Foreign Words: Translator-Authors in the Age... (read more)

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The Language of Objects in the Art of the Americas
The Language of Objects in the Art of the Americas
by Edward J Sullivan
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In this wide-ranging book, a distinguished scholar of Latin American art explores the meanings of created and depicted objects from the Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking regions of the New World. Edward J. Sullivan begins with objects exchanged during... (read more)

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Editing Made Easy: Simple Rules for Effective Writing
Editing Made Easy: Simple Rules for Effective Writing
by Bruce Kaplan
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An earlier version of Editing Made Easy, published in Bruce Kaplan's native Australia, has become a best-selling resource for writers in much or the English-speaking world. Because of the different spellings and conventions of American English, it has... (read more)

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Building ASL Interpreting and Translation Skills: Narratives for Practice (with DVD)
Building ASL Interpreting and Translation Skills: Narratives for Practice (with DVD)
by Nanci A. Scheetz
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Written in a workbook fashion and designed as a teaching / learning vehicle, Building ASL Interpreting and Translation Skills is for students taking courses in American Sign Language (levels I, II or III), as well as students enrolled in... (read more)

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Everyday Editing: Inviting Students to Develop Skill and Craft in Writer's Workshop
Everyday Editing: Inviting Students to Develop Skill and Craft in Writer's Workshop
by Jeff Anderson
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Editing is often seen as one item on a list of steps in the writing process--usually put somewhere near the end, and often completely crowded out of writer's workshop. Too many times daily editing lessons happen in a vacuum, with no relationship to what... (read more)

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The Elements of Legal Style
The Elements of Legal Style
by Bryan A. Garner
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When Bryan A. Garner's award-winning Dictionary of Modern Legal Usage appeared in 1987, it was widely acclaimed throughout the English-speaking world. Just in the U.S., Harvard Law Review called it "an authoritative guide" that "all legal writers will... (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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Theatrical Translation and Film Adaptation
Theatrical Translation and Film Adaptation
by Phyllis Zatlin
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Translation and film adaptation of theatre have received little study. In filling that gap, this book draws on the experiences of theatrical translators and on movie versions of plays from various countries. It also offers insights into such concerns as... (read more)

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Translation-theory and Practice (06 Edition)
Translation-theory and Practice (06 Edition)
by Weissbort
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Translation: Theory and Practice: A Historical Reader responds to the need for a collection of primary texts on translation, in the English tradition, from the earliest times to the present day. Based on an exhaustive survey of the wealth of available... (read more)

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Copyediting & Proofreading for Dummies (For Dummies)
Copyediting & Proofreading for Dummies (For Dummies)
by Suzanne Gilad
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Turn your knack for language into a lucrative career Must-know techniques and resources for maximizing your accuracy and speed Interested in becoming a copyeditor or proofreader? Want to know more about what each job entails? This friendly guide helps... (read more)

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Thinking Spanish Translation: a Course in Translation Method: Spanish To English (2ND 09 Edition)
Thinking Spanish Translation: a Course in Translation Method: Spanish To English (2ND 09 Edition)
by Sandor Hervey
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The new edition of this comprehensive course in Spanish-English translation offers advanced students of Spanish a challenging yet practical approach to the acquisition of translation skills, with clear explanations of the theoretical issues involved. A... (read more)

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Translation
Translation
by Susan Bassnett
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In a time when millions travel around the planet; some by choice, some driven by economic or political exile, translation of the written and spoken word is of ever increasing importance. This guide presents readers with an accessible and engaging... (read more)

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Translation, Resistance, Activism
Translation, Resistance, Activism
by Maria Tymoczko
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More than merely linguistic transposition, translation is a vector of power, resistance, rebellion, and even revolution. Exploring these facets of the ideology of translation, the contributors to this volume focus on the agency of translators and their... (read more)

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Progymnasmata: Greek Textbooks of Prose Composition and Rhetoric (03 Edition)
Progymnasmata: Greek Textbooks of Prose Composition and Rhetoric (03 Edition)
by George Alexander Kennedy
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Several of these works have never before been translated into English and are made accessible to the general reader for the first time. George A. Kennedy, one of the world's leading scholars of ancient rhetoric, provides an English translation of four... (read more)

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The Sounds of Spanish
The Sounds of Spanish
by Jose Ignacio Hualde
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Designed specifically for English-speaking students, this volume assumes no prior knowledge of linguistics and explains in detail the phonetic and phonological characteristics of Spanish as it is spoken in both Spain and Latin America. Topics covered... (read more)

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