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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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Cultural Politics of Translation: East Africa in a Global Context

Cultural Politics of Translation: East Africa in a Global Context

1st Edition

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...

Ubiquitous Translation

Ubiquitous Translation

1st Edition

Piotr Blumczynski
January 08, 2018

In this book, Piotr Blumczynski explores the central role of translation as a key epistemological concept as well as a hermeneutic, ethical, linguistic and interpersonal practice. His argument is three-fold: (1) that translation provides a basis for genuine, exciting, serious, innovative and...

Translation and Emotion: A Psychological Perspective

Translation and Emotion: A Psychological Perspective

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

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...

Translating Foreign Otherness: Cross-Cultural Anxiety in Modern China

Translating Foreign Otherness: Cross-Cultural Anxiety in Modern China

1st Edition

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...

Translationality: Essays in the Translational-Medical Humanities

Translationality: Essays in the Translational-Medical Humanities

1st Edition

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...

Critical Translation Studies

Critical Translation Studies

1st Edition

Douglas Robinson
February 24, 2017

This book offers an introduction for Translation Studies (TS) scholars to Critical Translation Studies (CTS), a cultural-studies approach to the study of translation spearheaded by Sakai Naoki and Lydia H. Liu, with an implicit focus on translation as a social practice shaped by power relations in...

Consecutive Notetaking and Interpreter Training

Consecutive Notetaking and Interpreter Training

1st Edition

Yasumasa Someya
January 03, 2017

This book focuses on the theoretical foundation of notetaking (NT), an essential skill of consecutive interpreting. Explaining the "whys" pertaining to the cognitive, linguistic, and pedagogical issues surrounding NT, this book addresses this neglected aspect of notetaking discourse and brings...

Translating Women: Different Voices and New Horizons

Translating Women: Different Voices and New Horizons

1st Edition

Luise von Flotow, Farzaneh Farahzad
October 31, 2016

This book focuses on women and translation in cultures 'across other horizons' well beyond the European or Anglo-American centres. Drawing on transnational feminist connections, its editors have assembled work from four continents and included articles from Morocco, Mexico, Sri Lanka, Turkey, China...

Perspectives on Literature and Translation: Creation, Circulation, Reception

Perspectives on Literature and Translation: Creation, Circulation, Reception

1st Edition

Brian Nelson, Brigid Maher
August 26, 2016

This volume explores the relationship between literature and translation from three perspectives: the creative dimensions of the translation process; the way texts circulate between languages; and the way texts are received in translation by new audiences. The distinctiveness of the volume lies in...

The Pushing-Hands of Translation and its Theory: In memoriam Martha Cheung, 1953-2013

The Pushing-Hands of Translation and its Theory: In memoriam Martha Cheung, 1953-2013

1st Edition

Douglas Robinson
May 12, 2016

This book presents an East-West dialogue of leading translation scholars responding to and developing Martha Cheung’s "pushing-hands" method of translation studies. Pushing-hands was an idea Martha began exploring in the last four years of her life, and only had time to publish at article length in...

Translation Theory and Development Studies: A Complexity Theory Approach

Translation Theory and Development Studies: A Complexity Theory Approach

1st Edition

Kobus Marais
July 16, 2015

This book aims to provide a philosophical underpinning to translation and relate translation to development. The second aim flows from the first section’s argument that societies emerge out of, amongst others, complex translational interactions amongst individuals. It will do so by conceptualising...

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