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Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies


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This series is our home for innovative research in the field of translation and interpreting studies. It includes monographs and targeted edited collections that provide new insights into this important and evolving subject area.

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Complexity Thinking in Translation Studies: Methodological Considerations

Complexity Thinking in Translation Studies: Methodological Considerations

Forthcoming

Kobus Marais, Reine Meylaerts
November 20, 2018

This volume highlights a range of perspectives on the ways in which complexity thinking might be applied in translation studies. The book is divided into four sections, the first of which sets out conceptualizing complexity theory, developed out of systems theory in the decades prior. The volume...

A Sociological Approach to Poetry Translation: Modern European Poet-Translators

A Sociological Approach to Poetry Translation: Modern European Poet-Translators

Forthcoming

Jacob S. D. Blakesley
November 19, 2018

This volume provides an in-depth comparative study of translation practices and the role of the poet-translator across different countries and in so doing, demonstrates the need for poetry translation to be extended beyond close reading and situated in context. Drawing on a corpus comprised of data...

A (Bio)Semiotic Theory of Translation: The Emergence of Social-Cultural Reality

A (Bio)Semiotic Theory of Translation: The Emergence of Social-Cultural Reality

Forthcoming

Kobus Marais
October 22, 2018

This volume outlines a theory of translation, set within the framework of Peircean semiotics, which challenges the linguistic bias in translation studies by proposing a semiotic theory that accounts for all instances of translation, not only interlinguistic translation. In particular, the volume...

Perspectives on Retranslation: Ideology, Paratexts, Methods

Perspectives on Retranslation: Ideology, Paratexts, Methods

Forthcoming

Özlem Berk Albachten, Şehnaz Tahir Gürçağlar
August 29, 2018

Perspectives on Retranslation: Ideology, Paratexts, Methods explores retranslation from a variety of aspects and reflects methodological and theoretical developments in the field. Featuring eleven chapters, each offering a unique approach, the book presents a well-rounded analysis of contemporary...

Untranslatability: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Untranslatability: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Duncan Large, Motoko Akashi, Wanda Józwikowska, Emily Rose
August 10, 2018

This volume is the first of its kind to explore the notion of untranslatability from a wide variety of interdisciplinary perspectives and its implications within the broader context of translation studies. Featuring contributions from both leading authorities and emerging scholars in the field, the...

Queer in Translation

Queer in Translation

B.J. Epstein, Robert Gillett
July 30, 2018

As the field of translation studies has developed, translators and translation scholars have become more aware of the unacknowledged ideologies inherent both in texts themselves and in the mechanisms that affect their circulation. This book both analyses the translation of queerness and applies...

Jin Ping Mei English Translations: Texts, Paratexts and Contexts

Jin Ping Mei English Translations: Texts, Paratexts and Contexts

Lintao Qi
May 29, 2018

This book investigates the English translations and adaptations of the sixteenth century classic Chinese novel Jin Ping Mei. Acclaimed the ‘No.1 Marvellous Book’ of the Ming dynasty, Jin Ping Mei was banned soon after its appearance, due to the inclusion of graphically explicit sexual descriptions....

Linguistic and Cultural Representation in Audiovisual Translation

Linguistic and Cultural Representation in Audiovisual Translation

Irene Ranzato, Serenella Zanotti
March 29, 2018

This collection of essays offers a multi-faceted exploration of audiovisual translation, both as a means of intercultural exchange and as a lens through which linguistic and cultural representations are negotiated and shaped. Examining case studies from a variety of media, including film,...

Translating Culture Specific References on Television: The Case of Dubbing

Translating Culture Specific References on Television: The Case of Dubbing

Irene Ranzato
February 12, 2018

Translating Culture Specific References on Television provides a model for investigating the problems posed by culture specific references in translation, drawing on case studies that explore the translational norms of contemporary Italian dubbing practices. This monograph makes a distinctive...

Bourdieu in Translation Studies: The Socio-cultural Dynamics of Shakespeare Translation in Egypt

Bourdieu in Translation Studies: The Socio-cultural Dynamics of Shakespeare Translation in Egypt

Sameh Hanna
February 12, 2018

This book explores the implications of Pierre Bourdieu’s sociology of cultural production for the study of translation as a socio-cultural activity. Bourdieu’s work has continued to inspire research on translation in the last few years, though without a detailed, large-scale investigation that...

Cultural Politics of Translation: East Africa in a Global Context

Cultural Politics of Translation: East Africa in a Global Context

Alamin M. Mazrui
February 12, 2018

This book is the first full-length examination of the cultural politics at work in the act of translation in East Africa, providing close critical analyses of a variety of texts that demonstrate the myriad connections between translation and larger socio-political forces. Looking specifically at...

Translation and Emotion: A Psychological Perspective

Translation and Emotion: A Psychological Perspective

Séverine Hubscher-Davidson
November 01, 2017

This volume tackles one of the most promising and interdisciplinary developments in modern Translation Studies: the psychology of translation. It applies the scientific study of emotion to the study of translation and translators in order to shed light on how emotions can impact decision-making and...

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