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LINGUIST List 23.1967

Sat Apr 21 2012

Books: Breaking Ground in Corpus-based Interpreting Studies: Straniero Sergio, Falbo (Eds)

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Date: 20-Apr-2012
From: Laura Bally <publicitypeterlang.com>
Subject: Breaking Ground in Corpus-based Interpreting Studies: Straniero Sergio, Falbo (Eds)
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Title: Breaking Ground in Corpus-based Interpreting Studies
Series Title: Linguistic Insights - Volume 147
Published: 2012
Publisher: Peter Lang AG
                http://www.peterlang.com

Book URL: http://www.peterlang.com/?431071

Editor: Francesco Straniero Sergio
Editor: Caterina Falbo
Paperback: ISBN: 9783034310710 Pages: 254 Price: U.S. $ 75.95
Paperback: ISBN: 9783034310710 Pages: 254 Price: U.K. £ 48.00
Paperback: ISBN: 9783034310710 Pages: 254 Price: Europe EURO 53.80 Comment: for Germany EURO 57.60, for Austria EURO 59.20 (incl. VAT)
Abstract:

This book focuses on interpretation corpora which is one of the major
subjects of research in interpreting studies. It explores key issues such as
corpus design and representativeness, as well as aims and challenges of the
application of corpus-linguistics principles and methods to interpreting.
Interpreting corpora represent a real challenge because of the very nature of
the items they are composed of. The oral dimension, the unavoidable stage
of transcription and the difficulties in relying on authentic data are only some
of the aspects that make the creation of interpreting corpora a complex,
challenging and time-consuming activity. The book discusses the theoretical
problems and presents the working phases leading to the collection of five
different interpreting corpora. The variety of approaches adopted by each
research team highlights the fact that aims, interrogation methods and corpus
design are intertwined. A survey of the studies carried out so far using these
five interpreting corpora identifies data comparability as the core issue of
corpus-based interpreting studies.

Contents: Francesco Straniero Sergio/Caterina Falbo: Studying interpreting
through corpora. An introduction - Mariachiara Russo/Claudio
Bendazzoli/Annalisa Sandrelli/Nicoletta Spinolo: The European Parliament
Interpreting Corpus (EPIC): implementation and developments - Bendazzoli
Claudio: From international conferences to machine-readable corpora and
back: an ethnographic approach to simultaneous interpreter-mediated
communicative events - Annalisa Sandrelli: Introducing FOOTIE (Football in
Europe): simultaneous interpreting in football press conferences - Caterina
Falbo: CorIT (Italian Television Interpreting Corpus): classification criteria -
Eugenia Dal Fovo: Topical coherence in television interpreting:
question/answer rendition - Francesco Straniero Sergio: Using corpus
evidence to discover style in interpreters' performances - Marta Biagini: Data
collection in the courtroom: challenges and perspectives for the researcher.

Linguistic Field(s): Text/Corpus Linguistics
                            Translation

Written In: English (eng)

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