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Journal Title: Translation and Interpreting Studies
Volume/Issue:   7/1
Date: 2012
Table of Contents: 2012. iii, 124 pp.

Table of Contents


Framing translation: Adolf Hoffmeister’s comic strips, travelogues, and
interviews as introductions to modernist translations
Michelle Woods

The reconstruction of feminine values in Mme Lesbazeille-Souvestre’s 1854
translation of Jane Eyre
Rachel Williams

Shaping international justice: The role of translation and interpreting at the
ICTY in The Hague
Ellen Elias-Bursac

The translation of evidence at the ICTY: A ground-breaking institution
Philip Hepburn

The need for adequate community interpreting services in healthcare multilingual
settings: A case study in Al-Ain, UAE
Yasmin Hikmet Hannouna

Deconstruction, psychoanalysis, and the teaching of translation
Rosemary Arrojo

Translation studies in translation: “Classicism and romanticism in European
Jiří Levý

Notes on contributors

Notes on contributors
Publisher: John Benjamins
Linguistic Field(s): Philosophy of Language
Forensic Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Czech
LL Issue: 23.2680