WorldCat Identities

Shlesinger, Miriam 1947-2012

Overview
Works: 55 works in 263 publications in 3 languages and 15,661 library holdings
Genres: Short stories  Fiction  Biographies  Autobiographies  Conference papers and proceedings  Graphic novels  Comic books, strips, etc  Festschriften  Anecdotes  Comics (Graphic works) 
Roles: Translator, Editor, Author, Dedicatee, Honoree, Creator
Classifications: PJ5054.K375, 892.436
Publication Timeline
.
Most widely held works about Miriam Shlesinger
 
Most widely held works by Miriam Shlesinger
Sociocultural aspects of translating and interpreting by Anthony Pym( )

22 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 2,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of papers presented at the 10th International Conference on Translation and Interpreting, held at Prague, Czech Republic, 2003
Healthcare interpreting : discourse and interaction by Franz Pöchhacker( )

17 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume centers on three interrelated themes: cross-cultural communication in healthcare settings, the interactional role of persons serving as interpreters and the discourse patterns of interpreter-mediated interaction. First published as a Special Issue of Interpreting 7:2 (2005), this volume offers insights into the impact of the interpreter - whether s/he is a trained professional or a member of the patient's family - including ways in which s/he may either facilitate or impair reliable communication between patient and healthcare provider. The five articles cover a range of settings and specialties, from general medicine to pediatrics, psychiatry and speech therapy, using languages as diverse as Arabic, Dari, Farsi, Italian and Spanish in combination with Danish, Dutch, English and French
Doubts and directions in translation studies : selected contributions from the EST Congress, Lisbon 2004 by Yves Gambier( )

19 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and Miscellaneous languages and held by 1,667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Like previous collections based on congresses of the European Society of Translation Studies (EST), this volume presents the latest insights and findings in an ever-changing, ever-challenging domain. The twenty-six papers, carefully chosen from about 140 presented at the 4th EST Congress, offer a bird's eye view of the most pressing concerns and most exciting vistas in Translation Studies today. The editors' final choices reflect a focus on quality of approach, originality of topic, and clarity of presentation, and aim at capturing the most salient developments in the contemporary theory, meth
Doing Justice to Court Interpreting by Miriam Shlesinger( )

19 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Danish and held by 1,664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"First published as a Special Issue of Interpreting (10:1, 2008) and complemented with two articles published in issue 12:1(2010), this volume provides a panoramic view of the complex and uniquely constrained practice of court interpreting. In an array of empirical papers, the nine authors explore the potential of court interpreters to make or break the proceedings, from the perspectives of the minority language speaker and of the other participants. The volume offers thoughtful overviews of the tensions and conflicts typically associated with the practice of court interpreting. It looks at the attitudes of judicial authorities towards interpreting, and of interpreters towards the concept of a code of ethics. With further themes such as the interplay of different groups of 'linguists' at the Tokyo War Crimes Tribunal and the language rights of indigenous communities, it opens novel perspectives on the study of interpreting at the interface between the letter of the law and its implementation"--Provided by publisher
Beyond descriptive translation studies : investigations in homage to Gideon Toury by Anthony Pym( )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 1,663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To go "beyond" the work of a leading intellectual is rarely an unambiguous tribute. However, when Gideon Toury founded Descriptive Translation Studies as a research-based discipline, he laid down precisely that intellectual challenge: not just to describe translation, but to explain it through reference to wider relations. That call offers at once a common base, an open and multidirectional ambition, and many good reasons for unambiguous tribute. The authors brought together in this volume include key players in Translation Studies who have responded to Toury's challenge in one way or another
Identity and status in the translational professions( )

16 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume contributes to the emerging research on the social formation of translators and interpreters as specific occupational groups. Despite the rising academic interest in sociological perspectives in Translation Studies, relatively little research has so far been devoted to translators' social background, status struggles and sense of self. The articles assembled here zoom in on the "groups of individuals" who perform the complex translating and/or interpreting tasks, thereby creating their own space of cultural production. Cutting across varied translatorial and geographical arenas, th
The seven good years : a memoir by Etgar Keret( Book )

9 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A brilliant, life-affirming, and hilarious memoir from a "genius" (The New York Times) and master storyteller. The seven years between the birth of Etgar Keret's son and the death of his father were good years, though still full of reasons to worry. Lev is born in the midst of a terrorist attack. Etgar's father gets cancer. The threat of constant war looms over their home and permeates daily life. What emerges from this dark reality is a series of sublimely absurd ruminations on everything from Etgar's three-year-old son's impending military service to the terrorist mind-set behind Angry Birds. There's Lev's insistence that he is a cat, releasing him from any human responsibilities or rules. Etgar's siblings, all very different people who have chosen radically divergent paths in life, come together after his father's shivah to experience the grief and love that tie a family together forever. This wise, witty memoir-Etgar's first nonfiction book published in America, and told in his inimitable style-is full of wonder and life and love, poignant insights, and irrepressible humor."
Suddenly, a knock on the door by Etgar Keret( Book )

6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combines absurd, humorous, and poignant themes that reveal the fierce humanity of characters in surreal situations
Let it be morning by Sayed Qashu( Book )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Arab journalist returns to his hometown -- an Arab village within Israel -- where his already vexed sense of belonging is forced to crisis when the village becomes a pawn in the never-ending power struggle that is the Middle East. Hoping to reclaim the simplicity of life among kin, the prodigal son returns home to find that nothing is as he remembers: everything is smaller, the people are petty and provincial. But when Israeli tanks surround the village without warning or explanation, everyone inside is cut off from the outside world. As the situation grows increasingly dire, the village devolves into a Darwinian jungle, where paranoia quickly takes hold and threatens the community's fragile equilibrium
The Nimrod flipout by Etgar Keret( Book )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These stories introduce a man who finds equal pleasure in his beautiful girlfriend and the fat, soccer-loving lout she turns into after dark; shrinking parents; a case of impotence cured by a pet terrier; and a pessimistic Middle Eastern talking fish
Dancing Arabs by Sayed Qashu( Book )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Kashua's nameless anti-hero has grown up under the shadow of a grandfather who died fighting the Zionists in 1948 and a father jailed for blowing up a school cafeteria in the name of freedom. When he is granted a scholarship to an elite Jewish boarding school, his family rejoices, dreaming that he will become the first Arab to build an atom bomb. But he turns out to be a coward devoid of any national pride. In scenes of heartbreaking hilarity, he changes his accent, his clothes, his eating habits, and becomes an expert at faking identities, sliding between two cultures, two languages, and, eventually, a Jewish lover and an Arab wife. In a land where personal and national identities are synonymous, Dancing Arabs maps one man's struggle to disentangle the two, only to forfeit both."--Jacket
Fly already by Etgar Keret( Book )

5 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There's no one like Etgar Keret. His stories take place at the crossroads of the fantastical, searing, and hilarious. His characters grapple with parenthood and family, war and games, marijuana and cake, memory and love. These stories never go to the expected place, but always surprise, entertain, and move.... The thread that weaves these pieces together is our inability to communicate, to see so little of the world around us and to understand each other even less. Yet somehow, in these pages, through Etgar's deep love for humanity and our hapless existence, a bright light shines through and our universal connection to each other sparks alive
The girl on the fridge by Etgar Keret( Book )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects early short stories by the Israeli author, on various topics including war, relationships, and aging
The interpreting studies reader by Franz Pöchhacker( Book )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Interpreting Studies Reader is a comprehensive guide to the growing area of interpretation studies. Spanning the multiple and diverse approaches to interpretation, including conference, court and sign-language interpretation, this reader collects the seminal articles in the field and places them in their thematic and social contexts. This book is an authoritative and up-to-date overview of interpretation studies and the new directions the subject is taking in the twenty-first century. Features include an introductory essay reviewing the evolution of interpretation studies, organization into seven thematic sections-each with an editors' introduction, a comprehensive bibliography and suggestions for further reading. From interpretation in antiquity to projections about the future of the field, this guide will have every essay a student, researcher or practitioner could need
A stranger among us : stories of cross cultural collision and connection by Stacy Bierlein( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories by a variety of authors portrays the diverse challenges, cultural clashes, and joys people have experienced as newcomers to a foreign land
Suddenly, a knock on the door : stories by Etgar Keret( Recording )

5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bringing up a child, lying to the boss, placing an order in a fast-food restaurant. In Etgar Keret's new collection, daily life is complicated, dangerous, and full of yearning. In his most playful and most mature work yet, the living and the dead, silent children and talking animals, dreams and waking life, coexist in an uneasy world
Pizzeria Kamikaze by Etgar Keret( Book )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2018 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mordy is a 20-something slacker who's killed himself, only to discover that the afterlife for suicides is rather like his previous existence, except with everyone's mortal injuries visible. He's got a job in a pizzeria, and a bunch of go-nowhere friends ... but then his old roommate, who's thrown himself out a window, turns up and tells Mordy that the girl he killed himself over has also done herself in. Mordy and his pal Uzi head off on a not-particularly-vigorous search for her and find that she's fallen in with someone who calls himself the Messiah King, who has plans of his own for the intentionally dead
Four stories by Etgar Keret( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

And the rat laughed by Nava Semel( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the last day of 1999, a survivor grandmother in Tel Aviv shares with her granddaughter her tragic life story as a child hidden in a pit, with only a rat for company. The granddaughter tells the legend of Girl and Rat to her teacher; in 2009 those who heard it through her classmates establish an internet website with poems. From now on this memory is spread all over the world and becomes a myth. A future anthropologist, researching its mysterious roots in 2099, discovers Father Stanislaw's personal journal documenting his rescue of that little Jewish girl, and so the chain of remembearers moves from the present to the future and back to the past
Fly already : stories by Etgar Keret( Book )

2 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There's no one like Etgar Keret. His stories take place at the crossroads of the fantastical, searing, and hilarious. His characters grapple with parenthood and family, war and games, marijuana and cake, memory and love. These stories never go to the expected place, but always surprise, entertain, and move
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.16 (from 0.02 for Healthcare ... to 0.69 for Fly alread ...)

Doubts and directions in translation studies : selected contributions from the EST Congress, Lisbon 2004
Covers
Healthcare interpreting : discourse and interactionDoubts and directions in translation studies : selected contributions from the EST Congress, Lisbon 2004Doing Justice to Court InterpretingBeyond descriptive translation studies : investigations in homage to Gideon TouryIdentity and status in the translational professionsLet it be morningThe Nimrod flipoutDancing Arabs
Alternative Names
Miriam Shlesinger Amerikaans vertaalster (1947-2012)

Miriam Shlesinger amerikanisch-israelische Sprachwissenschaftlerin und Dolmetscherin

Schlesinger, Miriam

Schlesinger, Miriam 1947-

Schlesinger, Miriam 1947-2012

Shleisinger, Miriam

Shlesinger, Miriam, 1947-

Shlessinger, Miriam 1947-

Shlessinger, Miriam 1947-2012

Šleziynger, Miryam Ntanyah 1947-2012

מרים שלזינגר

מרים שלזינגר מתרגמת, מתורגמנית סימולטנית וחוקרת תרגום ישראלית

שלזינגר, מרים 1947-2012

שלזינגר מרים נתניה 1947-2012

ميريام شليسينجير

슐레징어, M

슐레징어, 미리암

Languages