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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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Linguistic and Cultural Representation in Audiovisual Translation

Linguistic and Cultural Representation in Audiovisual Translation

Forthcoming

Irene Ranzato, Serenella Zanotti
March 12, 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,...

Untranslatability

Untranslatability

Forthcoming

Duncan Large, Motoko Akashi, Wanda Józwikowska, Emily Rose
March 01, 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...

Translating Culture Specific References on Television: The Case of Dubbing

Translating Culture Specific References on Television: The Case of Dubbing

Forthcoming

Irene Ranzato
March 01, 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

Forthcoming

Sameh Hanna
March 01, 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

Forthcoming

Alamin M. Mazrui
March 01, 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...

Translating Picturebooks: Revoicing the Verbal, the Visual and the Aural for a Child Audience

Translating Picturebooks: Revoicing the Verbal, the Visual and the Aural for a Child Audience

Riitta Oittinen, Anne Ketola, Melissa Garavini
October 31, 2017

Translating Picturebooks examines the role of illustration in the translation process of picturebooks and how the word-image interplay inherent in the medium can have an impact both on translation practice and the reading process itself. The book draws on a wide range of picturebooks published and...

Queering Translation, Translating the Queer: Theory, Practice, Activism

Queering Translation, Translating the Queer: Theory, Practice, Activism

Brian James Baer, Klaus Kaindl
September 28, 2017

This groundbreaking work is the first full book-length publication to critically engage in the emerging field of research on the queer aspects of translation and interpreting studies. The volume presents a variety of theoretical and disciplinary perspectives through fifteen contributions from both...

Translating Foreign Otherness: Cross-Cultural Anxiety in Modern China

Translating Foreign Otherness: Cross-Cultural Anxiety in Modern China

Yifeng Sun
September 04, 2017

This book explores the deep-rooted anxiety about foreign otherness manifest through translation in modern China in its endeavours to engage in cross-cultural exchanges. It offers to theorize and contextualize a related range of issues concerning translation practice in response to foreign otherness...

Multiple Translation Communities in Contemporary Japan

Multiple Translation Communities in Contemporary Japan

Beverley Curran, Nana Sato-Rossberg, Kikuko Tanabe
August 05, 2017

Multiple Translation Communities in Contemporary Japan offers a collection of essays that (1) deepens the understanding of the cultural and linguistic diversity of communities in contemporary Japan and how translation operates in this shifting context and circulates globally by looking at some of...

Translation in Russian Contexts: Culture, Politics, Identity

Translation in Russian Contexts: Culture, Politics, Identity

Brian James Baer, Susanna Witt
August 03, 2017

This volume represents the first large-scale effort to address topics of translation in Russian contexts across the disciplinary boundaries of Slavic Studies and Translation Studies, thus opening up new perspectives for both fields. Leading scholars from Eastern and Western Europe offer a...

Untranslatability Goes Global

Untranslatability Goes Global

Suzanne Jill Levine, Katie Lateef-Jan
July 13, 2017

This collection brings together contributions from translation theorists, linguists, and literary scholars to promote interdisciplinary dialogue about untranslatability and its implications within the context of globalization. The chapters depart from the pragmatics of translation practice and move...

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