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LINGUIST List 17.2056

Fri Jul 14 2006

Books: Translation: Hermans (Ed)

Editor for this issue: Maria Moreno-Rollins <marialinguistlist.org>

Links to the websites of all LINGUIST's supporting publishers are available at the end of this issue.
        1.    Ken Baker, Translating Others: Volume 1: Hermans (Ed)

Message 1: Translating Others: Volume 1: Hermans (Ed)
Date: 29-Sep-2005
From: Ken Baker <StJeromecompuserve.com>
Subject: Translating Others: Volume 1: Hermans (Ed)

Title: Translating Others
Subtitle: Volume 1
Published: 2005
Publisher: St. Jerome Publishing Ltd.

Editor: Theo Hermans, University College London
Paperback: ISBN: 1900650843 Pages: 256 Price: Europe EURO 22.50

Both in their sheer breadth and in the detail of their coverage the essays
in Translating Others I & II challenge hegemonic thinking on the subject of
translation. Engaging throughout with issues of representation in a
postmodern and postcolonial world, Translating Others investigates the
complex processes of projection, recognition, displacement and 'othering'
effected not only by translation practices but also by translation studies
as developed in the West. At the same time, the volumes document the
increasing awareness that the world is peopled by others who also
translate, often in ways radically different from and hitherto largely
ignored by the modes of translating conceptualized in Western discourses.

The languages covered in individual contributions include Arabic, Bengali,
Chinese, Hindi, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Rajasthani, Somali,
Swahili, Tamil, Tibetan and Turkish, as well as the Europhone literatures
of Africa, the tongues of medieval Europe, and some major languages of
Egypt's five-thousand-year history.

While some of the theoretical reflections address contemporary issues,
including research, globalization, ethics and self-reflexivity, others deal
with historical concepts in various parts of the world and with the
relation between translation theory and practice. Neighbouring disciplines
invoked include anthropology, semiotics, museum and folklore studies,
librarianship and the history of writing systems

Contributors to Volume I:
Theo Hermans, Maria Tymoczko, Doris Bachmann-Medick, Ovidi Carbonell
Cort├ęs, Alexandra Lianeri, Martha Cheung, Harish Trivedi, Myriam
Salama-Carr, Audrey Prost, Eva Hung, Carol Maier, Paolo Rambelli, Christi
Ann Merrill, Cosima Bruno, G. Gopinathan, Sukanta Chaudhuri.

Linguistic Field(s): Translation

Subject Language(s): Arabic, Standard (arb)
                            Bengali (ben)
                            Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)
                            Gaelic, Irish (gle)
                            Hindi (hin)
                            Italian (ita)
                            Japanese (jpn)
                            Latin (lat)
                            Marwari (mve)
                            Somali (som)
                            Swahili (swh)
                            Tamil (tam)
                            Tibetan (bod)
                            Turkish (tur)

Written In: English (eng )

See this book announcement on our website:

-------------------------- Major Supporters --------------------------
Blackwell Publishing http://www.blackwellpublishing.com
Cambridge University Press http://us.cambridge.org
Cascadilla Press http://www.cascadilla.com/
Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd http://www.continuumbooks.com
Edinburgh University Press http://www.eup.ed.ac.uk/
Equinox Publishing Ltd. http://www.equinoxpub.com/
European Language Resources Association http://www.elda.org/sommaire.php
Georgetown University Press http://www.press.georgetown.edu
Hodder Arnold http://www.hoddereducation.co.uk
John Benjamins http://www.benjamins.com/
Lawrence Erlbaum Associates http://www.erlbaum.com/
Lincom GmbH http://www.lincom.at
MIT Press http://mitpress.mit.edu/
Mouton de Gruyter http://www.mouton-publishers.com
Multilingual Matters http://www.multilingual-matters.com/
Oxford University Press http://www.oup.com/us
Palgrave Macmillan http://www.palgrave.com
Rodopi http://www.rodopi.nl/
Routledge (Taylor and Francis) http://www.routledge.com/
Springer http://www.springer.com

---------------------- Other Supporting Publishers ----------------------
Anthropological Linguistics http://www.indiana.edu/~anthling/
CSLI Publications http://cslipublications.stanford.edu/
Graduate Linguistic Students' Assoc. Umass http://glsa.hypermart.net/
International Pragmatics Assoc. http://www.ipra.be
Kingston Press Ltd http://www.kingstonpress.com/
Linguistic Assoc. of Finland http://www.ling.helsinki.fi/sky/
MIT Working Papers in Linguistics http://web.mit.edu/mitwpl/
Netherlands Graduate School of Linguistics / Landelijke http://www.lotpublications.nl/
Pacific Linguistics http://pacling.anu.edu.au/
SIL International http://www.ethnologue.com/bookstore.asp
St. Jerome Publishing Ltd. http://www.stjerome.co.uk
Utrecht institute of Linguistics http://www-uilots.let.uu.nl/


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