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Translating & Interpreting

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  • The Divine Comedy

    by Clive James and 1 more

    Renowned critic and poet Clive James presents the crowning achievement of his career: a monumental translation of Dante's The Divine Comedy. The Divine Comedy is the precursor of modern literature, and Clive James's new translation - his life's work and decades in the making - presents Dante's entire epic poem in a single song.While many poets and translators have attempted to capture the full ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • No Place to Lay One's Head

    with a preface from Patrick Modiano

    by Stephanie Smee and 1 more

    A bitter, beautiful and important bookRobert Fisk, THE INDEPENDENTThe French sensation, now in English translation.Françoise Frenkel was a Jewish woman born in Poland and enamoured of all things literary and French. In 1921 she set up the first French language bookshop in Berlin, recognising the craving for French culture in that city in the wake of the First World War. Her business was a success ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Quarterly Essay 52 Found in Translation

    In Praise of a Plural World

    by Linda Jaivin

    series Quarterly Essay #52
    Whether we’re aware of it or not, we spend much of our time in this globalised world in the act of translation. Language is a big part of it, of course, as anyone who has fumbled with a phrasebook in a foreign country will know, but behind language is something far more challenging to translate: culture. As a traveller, a mistranslation might land you a bowl of who-knows-what when you think you ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • The Naughty Little Book of Gaelic

    All the Scottish Gaelic You Need to Curse, Swear, Drink, Smoke and Fool Around

    by Michael Newton and 2 more

    Scottish Highlanders, and their descendants all over the world, are no better and no worse than any other people where “sinful” behaviour is concerned. Standards of morality and social conventions changed dramatically during the 19th century – and most of the people engaged in recording and commenting upon Highland life and tradition were puritanical ministers and priests who left out the racy ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD

  • Is That a Fish in Your Ear?

    Translation and the Meaning of Everything

    by David Bellos

    People speak different languages, and always have. The Ancient Greeks took no notice of anything unless it was said in Greek; the Romans made everyone speak Latin; and in India, people learned their neighbours' languages - as did many ordinary Europeans in times past. But today, we all use translation to cope with the diversity of languages. Without translation there would be no world news, not ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Mouse or Rat?

    Translation as Negotiation

    by Prof Umberto Eco

    From the world-famous author of THE NAME OF THE ROSE, an illuminating and humorous study on the pleasures and pitfalls of translation.'Translation is always a shift, not between two languages but between two cultures. A translator must take into account rules that are not strictly linguistic but, broadly speaking, cultural.'Umberto Eco is of the world's most brilliant and entertaining writers on ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Practice Your Spanish!

    Reading and translation practice for people learning Spanish; Bilingual version, Spanish-English, #1

    by Sam Fuentes

    series Reading and translation practice for people learning Spanish; Bilingual version, Spanish-English #1
    This book is not for beginners. It is for anyone learning Spanish or who wants to improve their Spanish language skills. The idea is simple: lots of bilingual texts (Spanish-English) to practice reading comprehension, plus exercises to translate single sentences from English into Spanish.Everything is in Spanish and English, so exercises are useful to readers of different levels of ability in ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD

  • Chasing Lost Time

    The Life of C.K. Scott Moncrieff: Soldier, Spy and Translator

    by Jean Findlay

    C. K. Scott Moncrieff’s celebrated translation of Proust’s A La Recherche du Temps Perdu was first published in 1922 and was a work which would exhaust and consume the translator, leading to his early death at the age of just forty. Joseph Conrad told him, ‘I was more interested and fascinated by your rendering than by Proust’s creation’: some literary figures even felt it was an improvement on ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Learn Greek - Bilingual Book (Greek - English) The Life of Cleopatra

    by Bilinguals

    Discover the Fun, Addictive Way to Learn Greek! Introducing Our New Bilingual Text Series Each Unique Story is Inspired by a Historical Figure & Written in Modern Language for Readers of All Ages to Enjoy!   Looking for a fun way to learn Greek? We’ve got the book series for you! Our new bilingual text series features books written Greek for all skill levels. Translated sentence by sentence, the ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Just Friends?

    Mandarin Companion Graded Readers Breakthrough Level

    by Jared Turner and 1 more

    series Mandarin Companion
    Dapeng and Wendong are best friends attending the same college. When the beautiful Zixin arrives on campus, they soon discover they both share an interest in her. To preserve their friendship, they make a promise not to pursue her. However, when Wendong sees Zixin going for a ride in Dapeng’s car, the truce dissolves into a battle between the two friends trying to gain the affection of Zixin. Whom ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Epictetus

    A Stoic and Socratic Guide to Life

    by A. A. Long

    The philosophy of Epictetus, a freed slave in the Roman Empire, has been profoundly influential on Western thought: it offers not only stimulating ideas but practical guidance in living one's life. A. A. Long, a leading scholar of later ancient philosophy, gives the definitive presentation of the thought of Epictetus for a broad readership. Long's fresh and vivid translations of a selection of the ... Read more

    $42.89 AUD

  • This Little Art

    by Kate Briggs

    An essay with the reach and momentum of a novel, Kate Briggs’s This Little Art is a genre-bending song for the practice of literary translation, offering fresh, fierce and timely thinking on reading, writing and living with the works of others. Taking her own experience of translating Roland Barthes’s lecture notes as a starting point, the author threads various stories together to give us this ... Read more

    $9.89 AUD

  • Learn Spanish - Bilingual Book (Spanish - English) The Adventures of Julius Caesar

    by Bilinguals

    Discover the Fun, Addictive Way to Learn Spanish! Introducing Our New Bilingual Text Series Each Unique Story is Inspired by a Historical Figure & Written in Modern Language for Readers of All Ages to Enjoy!   Looking for a fun way to learn Spanish? We’ve got the book series for you! Our new bilingual text series features books written Spanish for all skill levels. Translated sentence by sentence, ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Learn Kiswahili Fast

    by Hesbon R.M

    Learn Kiswahili Fast is a Simplified Version for Students that can be used by beginners to learn and understand Kiswahili very fast. Swahili is spoken in many countries of eastern, central, and southern Africa. This book contains swahili lessons for beginners and swahili words and their meanings that would enable you to speak Kiswahili free. ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • A Companion to Translation Studies

    by Piotr KUHIWCZAK and Karin Littau

    A Companion to Translation Studies is the first work of its kind. It provides an authoritative guide to key approaches in translation studies. All of the essays are specially commissioned for this collection, and written by leading international experts in the field. The book is divided into nine specialist areas: culture, philosophy, linguistics, history, literary, gender, theatre and opera, ... Read more

    $19.68 AUD

  • Italian Short Stories for Beginners - English Italian

    50 Dialogues with bilingual reading and 50 amazing Koala images to Learn Italian for Beginners

    by Mobile Library

    series Learn Italian For Beginners #6
    **Ciao!Hello!Do you understand this first Italian word? Yes, you do!How?**Because you read it using a new technique: bilingual reading (parallel text).How it works?It's simple: bilingual reading works by reading two versions of the same book or text at the same time.One version is in the language you want to learn (here you will learn Italian words) and the other version is in your native language ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Learn Spanish - Audiobook - Bilingual Book (Spanish - English) The Life of Cleopatra

    by Bilinguals

    Audiobook Inside ! See links inside the book to download your mp3.   Discover the Fun, Addictive Way to Learn Spanish! Introducing Our New Bilingual Text Series Each Unique Story is Inspired by a Historical Figure & Written in Modern Language for Readers of All Ages to Enjoy!   Looking for a fun way to learn Spanish? We’ve got the book series for you! Our new bilingual t... ... Read more

    $6.53 AUD

  • False Friends

    Faux Amis: Book Two

    by Ellie Malet Spradbery

    False Friends (Book Two) is the painless way to brush up on your French. It helps you to avoid those little linguistic faux pas by teaching you how to use the language correctly, thus avoiding those troublesome false friends (words that sound similar in two languages but mean something utterly different...)This companion volume is aimed at anyone learning French. Readers will benefit from the pain ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD

  • False Friends

    Faux Amis

    by Ellie Malet Spradbery

    A light-hearted exploration of the French language and culture and, in particular, words and phrases that could trip up the unwary linguist.Did you know that assister à does not mean ‘to assist’ but ‘to attend’? Or that attendre does not mean ‘to attend’ but ‘to wait’? A manhole is called un regard (a look) – so next time you pass one bear in mind it may well be watching you!After reading this ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD

  • Learn Norwegian - Bilingual Book (Norwegian - English) The Life of Cleopatra

    by Bilinguals

    Discover the Fun, Addictive Way to Learn Norwegian! Introducing Our New Bilingual Text Series Each Unique Story is Inspired by a Historical Figure & Written in Modern Language for Readers of All Ages to Enjoy!   Looking for a fun way to learn Norwegian? We’ve got the book series for you! Our new bilingual text series features books written Norwegian for all skill levels. Translated sentence by ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Talk Dirty French

    Beyond Merde: The curses, slang, and street lingo you need to Know when you speak francais

    by Alexis Munier and 1 more

    Let's be sérieux!Can't quite come up with the right French quip or four-letter word? With Talk Dirty: French, you'll be able to put your (middle) finger on it. Each entry provides an individual foreign gem, a useful French sentence employing the word, the expression's English counterpart, and its literal translation.Whether you're a native-speaker, world traveler, or just looking to tell off those ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • A to Z of Arabic - English - Arabic Translation

    by Ronak Husni and 1 more

    The A to Z highlights common pitfalls faced by translators working on both Arabic-English and English-Arabic texts. Each translation problem is carefully contextualized and illustrated with examples drawn from contemporary literature and the media. Using a comparative analysis approach, the authors discuss grammatical, lexical and semantic translation issues, and offer guidance regarding correct ... Read more

    $12.64 AUD

  • Experiences in Translation

    by Umberto Eco and 1 more

    series Emilio Goggio Publications Series
    In this book Umberto Eco argues that translation is not about comparing two languages, but about the interpretation of a text in two different languages, thus involving a shift between cultures. An author whose works have appeared in many languages, Eco is also the translator of Gérard de Nerval's Sylvie and Raymond Queneau's Exercices de style from French into Italian. In Experiences in ... Read more

    $30.68 AUD

  • A Doll's House and Other Plays

    by Henrik Ibsen and 3 more

    A Doll's House/Ghosts/Pillars of the Community/An Enemy of the People'Our home has never been anything other than a play-house. I've been your doll-wife here, just as at home I was Daddy's doll-child'These four plays established Ibsen as the leading figure in the theatre of his day, sending shockwaves throughout Europe and beyond. A Doll's House scandalized audiences with its free-thinking heroine ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD