Book review: The Routledge handbook of interpreting. Routledge


  • Yanqiang Wang Fudan University


The Routledge Handbook of Interpreting is one of the Routledge Handbooks in Applied Linguistics series, which provides comprehensive overviews of the key topics in applied linguistics. This latest handbook, co-edited by Holly Mikkelson and Renée Jourdenais, focuses on the multifaceted fields of interpreting through twenty-seven contributions which address almost all the segments and subjects of interpreting practices and studies. It serves as a valuable resource both for practising professionals who would like to follow the development of interpreting, and for scholars who are interested in exploring the wide variety of issues in interpreting studies. All the contributors provide a brief historical review, current development and future trends of the area of focus, with clearly defined terms and concepts to cater to the needs of various readerships.