The Interpreting Studies Reader is the definitive guide to the growing area of interpreting studies. Spanning the multiple and diverse approaches to interpreting, it draws together the key articles in the field and puts them in their thematic and social contexts. This is a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of interpreting studies and the new directions the subject is taking in the twenty-first century. Features include: an introductory essay reviewing the evolution of interpreting studies organization into seven thematic sections, each with an editors' introduction a comprehensive bibliography and suggestions for further reading. The Interpreting Studies Reader is an invaluable introduction and reference for students, researchers and practitioners. Extracts by: Bistra Alexieva, R. Bruce W. Anderson, Henri C. Barik, Susan Berk-Seligson, Ghelly V. Chernov, Angela Collados Ais, Michael Cronin, Helle V. Dam, David Gerver, Daniel Gile,
Franz Pochhacker is Associate Professor of Interpreting Studies in the Department of Translation and Interpreting at the University of Vienna. Miriam Shlesinger is Senior Lecturer in Translation and Interpreting Studies in the Department of Translation and Interpreting of Bar-Ilan University, Israel.