List of John Benjamins publications for which Kumiko Torikai plays a role.
Subjects Communication Studies | Translation Studies
This chapter attempts to illustrate the significance of studying the history of
interpreting through novels, focusing on Yoshimura Akira who portrayed
pre-modern interpreters within socio-political contexts of the time. Four
of Yoshimura’s novels will be analyzed: (1) Fuyu no Taka (1974),… read more | Article
This paper seeks to explore the perception of culture held by conference and diplomatic interpreters in post-WWII Japan. Based on oral history research with five Japanese pioneers, interpreters’ perceptions about culture and cultural barriers in communication are studied and then compared with… read more | Article