The Interpreting Studies Reader / Edition 1

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Overview

The Interpreting Studies Reader is a comprehensive guide to the growing area of interpreting studies. Spanning the multiple and diverse approaches to interpreting, including conference, court and sign-language interpreting, this reader collects the seminal articles in the field and places them in their thematic and social contexts. This book is an authoritative and up-to-date overview of interpreting studies and the new directions the subject is taking in the twenty-first century. Features include an introductory essay reviewing the evolution of interpreting studies, organization into seven thematic sections-each with an editors' introduction, a comprehensive bibliography and suggestions for further reading. From interpretation in antiquity to projections about the future of the field, this guide will have every essay a student, researcher or practitioner could need.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415224789
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 12/29/2001
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 448
  • Product dimensions: 6.69 (w) x 9.61 (h) x 0.91 (d)

Meet the Author

Franz Pƶchhacker is Associate Professor of Interpreting Studies in the Department of Translation and Interpreting at the University of Vienna. Miriam Shlesinger is Senior Lecturer in Translation and Interpreting Studies in the Department of Translation and Interpreting of Bar-Ilan University, Israel.

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Table of Contents

Looking Back. Part 1. Breaking Ground Part 2. Laying foundations Part 3. Modelling the Process Part 4. Broadening the View Part 5. Observing the Product and its Effects Part 6. Examining Expectations and Norms Part 7. (Re)Defining the Role. Looking ahead.

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