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Journal Title: Interpreting
Volume/Issue:   14/2
Date: 2012
Table of Contents: 2012. iii, 147 pp.

Table of Contents

Articles

The jeunes de langues in the eighteenth century: Spain’s first diplomatic interpreters on the European model
Ingrid Cáceres-Würsig
127–144

Complexities of high profile interpreting: The case of the Madrid train bomb trial
Anne Martin and Mustapha Taibi
145–164

The transcription of interpreting data
Natacha S.A. Niemants
165–191

Mediation through personal pronoun shifts in dialogue interpreting of political meetings
Cheng Zhan
192–216

The significance of interpreting modes for question–answer dialogues in court interpreting
Bente Jacobsen
217–241

Working conditions of community interpreters in Sweden: Opportunities and shortcomings
Eva Norström, Ingrid Fioretos and Kristina Gustafsson
242–260

Book Reviews

Rachel Locker McKee and Jeffrey E. Davis (Eds.). Interpreting in multilingual, multicultural contexts
Reviewed by Jules Dickinson
261–270

Mira Kadrić. Dialog als Prinzip. Für eine emanzipatorische Praxis und Didaktik des Dolmetschens
Reviewed by Lois M. Feuerle
271–273
Publisher: John Benjamins
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Sociolinguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Translation
Forensic Linguistics
 
LL Issue: 23.3882