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Audiovisual Translation in a Global Context

Mapping an Ever-changing Landscape

Palgrave Macmillan

Part of the book series: Palgrave Studies in Translating and Interpreting (PTTI)

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Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvii
  2. Audiovisual Translation in a Global Context

    1. Audiovisual Translation in a Global Context

      • Rocío Baños Piñero, Jorge Díaz Cintas
      Pages 1-10
  3. Addressing Quality

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 11-11
    2. Accuracy Rate in Live Subtitling: The NER Model

      • Pablo Romero-Fresco, Juan Martínez Pérez
      Pages 28-50
    3. Synchronized Subtitles in Live Television Programmes

      • Mercedes de Castro, Luis Puente Rodríguez, Belén Ruiz Mezcua
      Pages 51-71
    4. Cross-fertilization between Reception Studies in Audio Description and Interpreting Quality Assessment: The Role of the Describer’s Voice

      • Emilia Iglesias Fernández, Silvia Martínez Martínez, Antonio Javier Chica Núñez
      Pages 72-95
  4. Targeting the Audience

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 97-97
    2. Audio Describing for an Audience with Learning Disabilities in Brazil: A Pilot Study

      • Eliana P. C. Franco, Deise M. Medina Silveira, Bárbara C. dos Santos Carneiro
      Pages 99-109
    3. Subtitling in the Era of the Blu-ray

      • Nicolas Sanchez
      Pages 140-148
  5. Mapping Professional Practices

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 161-161
    2. The Pros and Cons of Using Templates in Subtitling

      • Kristijan Nikolić
      Pages 192-202
    3. Voiceover as Spoken Discourse

      • Agata Hołobut
      Pages 225-252
    4. Audio Description in Hong Kong

      • Dawning Leung
      Pages 266-281
  6. Back Matter

    Pages 282-291

About this book

This book offers an up-to-date survey of the present state of affairs in Audiovisual Translation, providing a thought-provoking account of some of the most representative areas currently being researched in this field across the globe. The book discusses theoretical issues and provides useful and practical insights into professional practices.

Keywords

  • translation studies

Reviews

"Delving into topics of paramount importance in audiovisual translation such as quality, audiences and professional practices, this collective volume offers a stimulating overview of the global audiovisual landscape. Through contributions investigating various modes, contexts and genres, the volume provides an invaluable insight into under-researched issues and realities, showing how technology, commercial aspects and audience preferences, among other factors, are noticeably changing the current landscape."

-Professor Frederic Chaume, Universitat Jaume I, Spain

"This volume contains state-of-the art research on audiovisual translation and accessibility. It displays many fresh views from both new and established scholars in the field and demonstrates the importance of looking at these areas from a global perspective, as it investigates quality, audience design and professional practices, and shows the importance of context in translation studies."

-Dr Jan Pedersen, Stockholm University, Sweden

Editors and Affiliations

  • University College London, UK

    Rocío Baños Piñero, Jorge Díaz Cintas

About the editors

Rocío Baños Piñero, University College London, UK Mercedes de Castro, University Complutense of Madrid, Spain Antonio Javier Chica Nuñez, University Pablo de Olavide in Seville, Spain Jorge Díaz Cintas, University College London, UK Eliana Paes Cardoso, Federal University of Bahia, Salvador, Brazil Adrián Fuentes-Luque, Universidad Pablo de Olavide in Seville, Spain Agata Ho?obut, Jagiellonian University, Poland Emilia Iglesias Fernández, Universidad de Granada, Spain Arista Szu-Yu Kuo, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore Dawning Leung, University College London, UK Juan Martínez Pérez, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain Silvia Martínez Martínez, University de Granada, Spain Deise Mônica Medina Silveira, Federal University of Bahia, Brazil Regina Mendes, Faculdade CCAA, Brazil Renata Mliczak, University College London, UK Kristijan Nikoli?, University of Vienna, Austria Luis Puente Rodríguez, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain Pablo Romero-Fresco, University of Roehampton, London, UK Belén Ruiz Mezcua, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain Nicolas Sanchez, Independent Scholar Bárbara Cristina dos Santos Carneiro, Federal University of Bahia, Brazil Cristina Valdés, University of Oviedo, Spain Serenella Zanotti, Roma Tre University, Italy

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Buying options

eBook USD 109.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-1-137-55289-1
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
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  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Hardcover Book USD 139.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)