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13 December 2001
Translation & interpretation; Languages & ESL; Translation; Translation
The Interpreting Studies Reader is the definitive guide to the growing area of interpreting studies. Spanning the multiple and diverse approaches to interpreting, it draws together the key articles in the field and puts them in their thematic and social contexts. This is a comprehensive 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. The Interpreting Studies Reader is an invaluable introduction and reference for students, researchers and practitioners. Extracts by: Bistra Alexieva, R. Bruce W. Anderson, Henri C. Barik, Susan Berk-Seligson, Ghelly V. Chernov, Angela Collados Ais, Michael Cronin, Helle V. Dam, David Gerver, Daniel Gile,
Edited by:   Franz Pochhacker (University of Vienna Austria), Miriam Shlesinger, Franz Pochhacker, Miriam Shlesinger
Imprint:   Routledge
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 246mm,  Width: 174mm,  Spine: 25mm
Weight:   726g
ISBN:   9780415224789
ISBN 10:   0415224780
Series:   Routledge Langage Readers
Pages:   448
Publication Date:   13 December 2001
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly ,  A / AS level ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Reviews for Interpreting Studies Reader

'At last, the seminal articles on interpreting have been compiled in a single volume. Many of them have been out of print, inaccessible, or unavailable in English until now. A must for every library, whether personal or institutional.' - Holly Mikkelson, International Interpretation Resource Center, California, USA. A first-rate introduction to the whole area of interpreting studies. Introducing Interpreting Studies is informed, authoritative and written in a clear and engaging style. A must for anyone involved in the teaching or study of interpreting and of value to anyone with an interest in interlingual and intercultural communication in today's world. -Michael Cronin, Dublin City University, Ireland Franz Pochhacker's textbook is a first, indispensable for students and teachers of interpretation. A solid foundation for further research. -Alexandre Mikheev, Monterey Institute of International Studies, USA

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