The Interpreting Studies Reader by Franz PochhackerThe Interpreting Studies Reader by Franz Pochhacker

The Interpreting Studies Reader

EditorFranz Pochhacker, Miriam Shlesinger

Paperback | December 29, 2001

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The Interpreting Studies Readeris 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 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 Readeris an invaluable introduction and reference for students, researchers and practitioners.

Franz P'chhacker is Associate Professor of Interpreting Studies in the Department of Translation and Interpreting at the University of Vienna. Miriam Shlesinger is Senior Lecturer in Translation and Interpreting Studies in the Department of Translation and Interpreting of Bar-Ilan University, Israel.
Title:The Interpreting Studies ReaderFormat:PaperbackPublished:December 29, 2001Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415224780

ISBN - 13:9780415224789

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Table of Contents

Looking Back.  Part 1. Breaking Ground  Part 2. Laying foundations  Part 3. Modelling the Process  Part 4. Broadening the View Part 5. Observing the Product and its Effects  Part 6. Examining Expectations and Norms  Part 7. (Re)Defining the Role.  Looking ahead.

Editorial Reviews

"'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