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Understand Jamaicans (Paperback): Tris-Ann Richards Understand Jamaicans (Paperback)
Tris-Ann Richards
R167 Discovery Miles 1 670 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Rainbow Bridge Notebook Large Size 8.5 X 11 Ruled 150 Pages (Paperback): Wild Pages Press Rainbow Bridge Notebook Large Size 8.5 X 11 Ruled 150 Pages (Paperback)
Wild Pages Press
R154 Discovery Miles 1 540 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Exegetical Crossroads - Understanding Scripture in Judaism, Christianity and Islam in the Pre-Modern Orient (Paperback):... Exegetical Crossroads - Understanding Scripture in Judaism, Christianity and Islam in the Pre-Modern Orient (Paperback)
Georges Tamer, Regina Grundmann, Assaad Elias Kattan, Karl Pinggera
R545 R516 Discovery Miles 5 160 Save R29 (5%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
The Routledge Course in Korean Translation (Paperback): Jieun Kiaer The Routledge Course in Korean Translation (Paperback)
Jieun Kiaer
R771 Discovery Miles 7 710 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The Routledge Course in Korean Translation brings together for the first time materials dedicated to the theory and practice of translation to and from Korean. This advanced course in Korean translation discusses cross-linguistic and cross-cultural issues that arise in the course of Korean-English and English-Korean translation and offers useful tools for dealing with the problems that arise in the actual practice of translation. Equipped with examples from a range of genres, this book provides a foundational understanding in translation theory that is necessary in Korean translation. The Routledge Course in Korean Translation is essential reading for students of Korean at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels interested in translation, as well as for students and researchers with knowledge of Korean who are interested in linguistics, and cultural and comunication studies.

A Time to Understand - The Necessity of Understanding (Paperback): Joberson Lopes A Time to Understand - The Necessity of Understanding (Paperback)
Joberson Lopes; Larry Allen
R226 Discovery Miles 2 260 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Translation and Localization - A Guide for Professional and Technical Communicators (Paperback): Bruce Maylath, Kirk St. Amant Translation and Localization - A Guide for Professional and Technical Communicators (Paperback)
Bruce Maylath, Kirk St. Amant
R693 Discovery Miles 6 930 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Detailed yet accessible, Translation and Localization brings together the research and insights of veteran practicing translators to offer comprehensive guidance for technical communicators. The volume begins with the fundamentals of translation before leading readers through the process of preparing technical documents for translation. It then presents the broader area of localization, again beginning with its key competencies. Concluding chapters examine the state of the field as computers take on more translation and localization work. Featuring real-life scenarios and a broad range of experienced voices, this is an invaluable resource for technical and professional communicators looking to expand into international markets. This book will be of interest to students of ethnic conflict, Asian politics, and security studies.

Recognition in the Arabic Narrative Tradition - Discovery, Deliverance and Delusion (Paperback): Philip Kennedy Recognition in the Arabic Narrative Tradition - Discovery, Deliverance and Delusion (Paperback)
Philip Kennedy
R579 R517 Discovery Miles 5 170 Save R62 (11%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The first study to analyse the recognition scene in the Arabic narrative traditionAccording to Aristotle, a well-crafted recognition scene is one of the basic constituents of a successful narrative. It is the point when hidden facts and identities come to light in the classic instance, a son discovers in horror that his wife is his mother and his children are his siblings. Aristotle coined the term 'anagnorisis' for the concept. In this book Philip F. Kennedy shows how 'recognition' is key to an understanding of how one reads values and meaning into, or out of, a story. He analyses texts and motifs fundamental to the Arabic literary tradition in five case studies: the Qur'an; the biography of Muhammad; Joseph in classical and medieval re-tellings; the 'deliverance from adversity' genre and picaresque narratives.Key FeaturesOffers new vistas for reading, understanding and interpreting Arabic literature as well as the culture in which it was producedProvides a comparative perspective, appealing to students of narrative literature across linguistic, regional and cultural traditionsHighlights the importance of intertextuality, showing the various ways in which literature and other genres of writing must be read together as manifestations of one complex cultural narrativeDemonstrates the fruitfulness of interdisciplinarity in literary studies

What is Translation History? - A Trust-Based Approach (Hardcover, 1st Ed. 2019): Anthony Pym What is Translation History? - A Trust-Based Approach (Hardcover, 1st Ed. 2019)
Anthony Pym
R978 Discovery Miles 9 780 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
Philosophical Hermeneutics and the Nightmare of History (Paperback): Richard G. Patterson Philosophical Hermeneutics and the Nightmare of History (Paperback)
Richard G. Patterson
R206 Discovery Miles 2 060 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Romans Roadblocks - Using Hermeneutics to Discover the Essentials of the Christian Faith (Paperback): Josiah Nichols Romans Roadblocks - Using Hermeneutics to Discover the Essentials of the Christian Faith (Paperback)
Josiah Nichols
R246 Discovery Miles 2 460 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Transfixed - Notebook Large Size 8.5 X 11 Ruled 150 Pages (Paperback): Wild Pages Press Transfixed - Notebook Large Size 8.5 X 11 Ruled 150 Pages (Paperback)
Wild Pages Press
R154 Discovery Miles 1 540 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Strawberry Notebook Large Size 8.5 X 11 Ruled 150 Pages (Paperback): Wild Pages Press Strawberry Notebook Large Size 8.5 X 11 Ruled 150 Pages (Paperback)
Wild Pages Press
R154 Discovery Miles 1 540 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Dialogues in French and English (Paperback): Henry Bradley Dialogues in French and English (Paperback)
Henry Bradley
R171 Discovery Miles 1 710 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Audiovisual Translation - Research and Use (Hardcover, New edition): Mikolaj Deckert Audiovisual Translation - Research and Use (Hardcover, New edition)
Mikolaj Deckert
R1,519 R1,172 Discovery Miles 11 720 Save R347 (23%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This book explores two strands of Audiovisual Translation referred to as "research" and "use". As their points of convergence as well as divergence are brought to light, the contributors show that the two tend to overlap and cross-pollinate. The volume's inquiries of linguistic, cultural, sociological, computational, educational and historical nature give a comprehensive up-to-date account of AVT as an expanding and heterogeneous, yet internally coherent, field of scientific and professional endeavour. "The book offers a good balance of chapters dealing with new topics and chapters dealing with more established AVT topics from new angles. It is a must read for TS students and academics but also for practitioners and for translators from other domains, given the increased prominence and diversity of AVT modes both in TS research and translation practice." (Professor Aline Remael University of Antwerp Chair of the Department of Applied Linguistics, Translators and Interpreters)

Accessible Filmmaking - Integrating translation and accessibility into the filmmaking process (Paperback): Pablo Romero-Fresco Accessible Filmmaking - Integrating translation and accessibility into the filmmaking process (Paperback)
Pablo Romero-Fresco
R711 Discovery Miles 7 110 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Translation, accessibility and the viewing experience of foreign, deaf and blind audiences has long been a neglected area of research within film studies. The same applies to the film industry, where current distribution strategies and exhibition platforms severely underestimate the audience that exists for foreign and accessible cinema. Translated and accessible versions are usually produced with limited time, for little remuneration, and traditionally involving zero contact with the creative team. Against this background, this book presents accessible filmmaking as an alternative approach, integrating translation and accessibility into the filmmaking process through collaboration between translators and filmmakers. The book introduces a wide notion of media accessibility and the concepts of the global version, the dubbing effect and subtitling blindness. It presents scientific evidence showing how translation and accessibility can impact on the nature and reception of a film by foreign and sensory-impaired audiences, often changing the film in a way that filmmakers are not always aware of. The book includes clips from the award-winning film Notes on Blindness on the Routledge Translation studies portal, testimonies from filmmakers who have adopted this approach, and a presentation of the accessible filmmaking workflow and a new professional figure: the director of accessibility and translation. This is an essential resource for advanced students and scholars working in film, audiovisual translation and media accessibility, as well as for those (accessible) filmmakers who are not only concerned about their original viewers, but also about those of the foreign and accessible versions of their films, who are often left behind.

Ouranology in Revelation - Its Epochs and Chiastic Structure (Paperback): Dr Jared Clent Wellman Ouranology in Revelation - Its Epochs and Chiastic Structure (Paperback)
Dr Jared Clent Wellman
R484 Discovery Miles 4 840 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
The Giver and His Gifts - Or, the Holy Spirit and His Work (Paperback): E.W. Bullinger The Giver and His Gifts - Or, the Holy Spirit and His Work (Paperback)
E.W. Bullinger
R175 Discovery Miles 1 750 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
The Principle of World Caring (Paperback): Ricardo Turullols-Bonilla The Principle of World Caring (Paperback)
Ricardo Turullols-Bonilla
R414 Discovery Miles 4 140 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
The Routledge Handbook of Translation and Philosophy (Hardcover): Philip Wilson, J Piers Rawling The Routledge Handbook of Translation and Philosophy (Hardcover)
Philip Wilson, J Piers Rawling
R3,712 Discovery Miles 37 120 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The Routledge Handbook of Translation and Philosophy presents the first comprehensive, state of the art overview of the complex relationship between the field of translation studies and the study of philosophy. The book is divided into four sections covering discussions of canonical philosophers, central themes in translation studies from a philosophical perspective, case studies of how philosophy has been translated and illustrations of new developments. With twenty-nine chapters written by international specialists in translation studies and philosophy, it represents a major survey of two fields that have only recently begun to enter into dialogue. The Routledge Handbook of Translation and Philosophy is a pioneering resource for students and scholars in translation studies and philosophy alike.

Decipherment of the Sarcophagus Text of Thothmosis IV - A Newly Proposed Decipherment and Re-Translation of the Egyptian... Decipherment of the Sarcophagus Text of Thothmosis IV - A Newly Proposed Decipherment and Re-Translation of the Egyptian Hieroglyphic Text Appearing on the Sarcophagus of Thothmosis IV (Paperback)
David J. Leonardi
R357 Discovery Miles 3 570 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Hermeneutic Philosophies of Social Science (Paperback): Babette Babich Hermeneutic Philosophies of Social Science (Paperback)
Babette Babich
R477 Discovery Miles 4 770 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Mundos en palabras - Learning Advanced Spanish through Translation (Paperback): Angeles Carreres, Carme Calduch, Maria... Mundos en palabras - Learning Advanced Spanish through Translation (Paperback)
Angeles Carreres, Carme Calduch, Maria Noriega-Sanchez
R834 Discovery Miles 8 340 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Mundos en palabras offers advanced students of Spanish a challenging yet practical course in translation from English into Spanish. The course provides students with a well-structured, step-by-step guide to Spanish translation which will enhance and refine their language skills while introducing them to some of the key concepts and debates in translation theory and practice. Each chapter presents a rich variety of practical tasks, supported by concise, focused discussion of key points relating to a particular translation issue or text type. Shorter targeted activities are combined with lengthier translation practice. Throughout the book, learners will find a wealth of material from a range of genres and text types, including literary, expository, persuasive and audiovisual texts. An answer key to activities, as well as supplementary material and Teachers' Notes are provided in the companion website. The book covers common areas of difficulty including: frequent grammatical errors calques and loan words denotation and connotation idioms linguistic varieties cultural references style and register Suitable both for classroom use and self-study, Mundos en palabras is ideal for advanced undergraduate students of Spanish, and for any advanced learners wishing to acquire translation competence while enhancing their linguistic skills.

Art Magic (Paperback): Emma Hardinge Britten Art Magic (Paperback)
Emma Hardinge Britten
R390 Discovery Miles 3 900 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Treasurez in the Sand - Vol 1 (Paperback): Djedefre Memnon Kkr 360? Treasurez in the Sand - Vol 1 (Paperback)
Djedefre Memnon Kkr 360?
R617 R583 Discovery Miles 5 830 Save R34 (6%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Sports Idioms - English-Russian and Russian-English Dictionaries (Paperback): Vladimir Kovner, Lydia Razran Stone Sports Idioms - English-Russian and Russian-English Dictionaries (Paperback)
Vladimir Kovner, Lydia Razran Stone
R444 Discovery Miles 4 440 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
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