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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 15, 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...

Translation and Emotion: A Psychological Perspective

Translation and Emotion: A Psychological Perspective

Forthcoming

Severine Hubscher-Davidson
November 06, 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 12, 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...

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

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

Marta Biagini, Michael S. Boyd, Claudia Monacelli
May 30, 2017

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...

Translationality: Essays in the Translational-Medical Humanities

Translationality: Essays in the Translational-Medical Humanities

Douglas Robinson
May 22, 2017

This book defines "translationality" by weaving a number of sub- and interdisciplinary interests through the medical humanities: medicine in literature, the translational history of medical literature, a medical (neuroscience) approach to literary translation and translational hermeneutics, and a...

Translating Frantz Fanon Across Continents and Languages

Translating Frantz Fanon Across Continents and Languages

Kathryn Batchelor, Sue-Ann Harding
May 11, 2017

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...

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