Publishing Partner: Cambridge University Press CUP Extra Publisher Login
amazon logo
More Info

New from Oxford University Press!


It's Been Said Before

By Orin Hargraves

It's Been Said Before "examines why certain phrases become clichés and why they should be avoided -- or why they still have life left in them."

New from Cambridge University Press!


Sounds Fascinating

By J. C. Wells

How do you pronounce biopic, synod, and Breughel? - and why? Do our cake and archaic sound the same? Where does the stress go in stalagmite? What's odd about the word epergne? As a finale, the author writes a letter to his 16-year-old self.

Book Information


Title: Decentering Translation Studies
Subtitle: India and beyond
Edited By: Judy Wakabayashi
Rita Kothari
Series Title: Benjamins Translation Library 86

This book foregrounds practices and discourses of ‘translation’ in several
non-Western traditions. Translation Studies currently reflects the
historiography and concerns of Anglo-American and European scholars,
overlooking the full richness of translational activities and diverse
discourses. The essays in this book, which generally have a historical
slant, help push back the geographical and conceptual boundaries of the
discipline. They illustrate how distinctive historical, social and
philosophical contexts have shaped the ways in which translational acts are
defined, performed, viewed, encouraged or suppressed in different
linguistic communities. The volume has a particular focus on the multiple
contexts of translation in India, but also encompasses translation in
Korea, Japan and South Africa, as well as representations of Sufism in
different contexts.

Publication Year: 2009
Publisher: John Benjamins
Review: Not available for review. If you would like to review a book on The LINGUIST List, please login to view the AFR list.
BibTex: View BibTex record
Linguistic Field(s): Translation
Issue: All announcements sent out by The LINGUIST List are emailed to our subscribers and archived with the Library of Congress.
Click here to see the original emailed issue.

Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9789027224309
Prices: Europe EURO 90.00
U.S. $ 135.00
Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9789027288929
Prices: Europe EURO 90.00
U.S. $ 135.00