The Sociological Turn in Translation and Interpreting Studies

The Sociological Turn in Translation and Interpreting Studies

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The traditional view holds that professional interpreters should be transparent, invisible, passive, neutral, and detached, a view reiterated and reinforced in the prescribed interpreters' codes of conduct of national and international professional organizations. Such an idealized role construct, however, is from time to time deconstructed in real-life face-to-face interpreting events. In this paper, face-to-face interpreting is seen as a three-way communicative event in which the interpreter is a co-constructor of the interaction and can therefore be a powerful figure. From the perspective of.
Publisher: Amsterdam/Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2014
ISBN: 9789027269652
Characteristics: 1 online resource (146 pages)


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