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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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Sense in Translation: Essays on the Bilingual Body

Sense in Translation: Essays on the Bilingual Body

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Caroline Rabourdin
January 15, 2020

This innovative and interdisciplinary work brings together six essays which explore the complex relationship between linguistic translation and spatial translation and argue for an understanding of linguistic translation as an embodied phenomenon. Integrating perspectives from philosophy,...

Evaluating the Evaluator: A Novel Perspective on Translation Quality Assessment

Evaluating the Evaluator: A Novel Perspective on Translation Quality Assessment

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Hansjörg Bittner
January 15, 2020

This book offers a theoretical framework for assessing translation quality grounded in supportive argumentation. The volume outlines a systematic framework for translators and translation critics to substantiate their decisions and judgments on a translation’s quality and in the case of negative...

Humour in Audiovisual Translation: Theories and Applications

Humour in Audiovisual Translation: Theories and Applications

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Margherita Dore
December 13, 2019

This book offers a comprehensive account of the audiovisual translation (AVT) of humour, bringing together insights from translation studies and humour studies to outline the key theories underpinning this growing area of study and their applications to case studies from television and film. The...

The Translation and Transmission of Concrete Poetry

The Translation and Transmission of Concrete Poetry

1st Edition

Forthcoming

John Corbett, Ting Huang
November 12, 2019

This volume addresses the global reception of "untranslatable" concrete poetry. Featuring contributions from an international group of literary and translation scholars and practitioners, working across a variety of languages, the book views the development of the international concrete poetry...

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

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

1st Edition

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Brian James Baer, Klaus Kaindl
October 01, 2019

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...

Studying Scientific Metaphor in Translation

Studying Scientific Metaphor in Translation

1st Edition

Mark Shuttleworth
August 30, 2019

Studying Scientific Metaphor in Translation presents a multilingual examination of the translation of metaphors. Mark Shuttleworth explores this facet of translation and develops a theoretically nuanced description of the procedures that translators have recourse to when translating...

The Changing Role of the Interpreter: Contextualising Norms, Ethics and Quality Standards

The Changing Role of the Interpreter: Contextualising Norms, Ethics and Quality Standards

1st Edition

Marta Biagini, Michael S. Boyd, Claudia Monacelli
August 29, 2019

This volume provides a critical examination of quality in the interpreting profession by deconstructing the complex relationship between professional norms and ethical considerations in a variety of sociocultural contexts. Over the past two decades the profession has compelled scholars and...

Translation in Russian Contexts: Culture, Politics, Identity

Translation in Russian Contexts: Culture, Politics, Identity

1st Edition

Brian James Baer, Susanna Witt
July 16, 2019

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...

Translating Frantz Fanon Across Continents and Languages

Translating Frantz Fanon Across Continents and Languages

1st Edition

Kathryn Batchelor, Sue-Ann Harding
July 16, 2019

This book provides an innovative look at the reception of Frantz Fanon’s texts, investigating how, when, where and why these—especially his seminal Les Damnés de la Terre (1961) —were first translated and read. Building on renewed interest in the author’s works in both postcolonial studies and...

Untranslatability Goes Global

Untranslatability Goes Global

1st Edition

Suzanne Jill Levine, Katie Lateef-Jan
July 12, 2019

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...

Feminist Translation Studies: Local and Transnational Perspectives

Feminist Translation Studies: Local and Transnational Perspectives

1st Edition

Olga Castro, Emek Ergun
July 12, 2019

Feminist Translation Studies: Local and Transnational Perspectives situates feminist translation as political activism. Chapters highlight the multiple agendas and visions of feminist translation and the different political voices and cultural heritages through which it speaks across times and...

The Role of Language in the Climate Change Debate

The Role of Language in the Climate Change Debate

1st Edition

Kjersti Flottum
July 12, 2019

This volume takes a distinctive look at the climate change debate, already widely studied across a number of disciplines, by exploring the myriad linguistic and discursive perspectives and approaches at play in the climate change debate as represented in a variety of genres. The book focuses on key...

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