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LINGUIST List 22.2496

Wed Jun 15 2011

Books: Syntax/Translation/French: McLaughlin

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        1.     Alison Holgate , Syntactic Borrowing in Contemporary French: McLaughlin

Message 1: Syntactic Borrowing in Contemporary French: McLaughlin
Date: 15-Jun-2011
From: Alison Holgate <a.holgatemaney.co.uk>
Subject: Syntactic Borrowing in Contemporary French: McLaughlin
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Title: Syntactic Borrowing in Contemporary French
Subtitle: A Linguistic Analysis of News Translation
Series Title: Research Monographs in French Studies
Published: 2011
Publisher: Maney Publishing
                http://www.maney.co.uk/index.php/resources/press_room/

Book URL: http://www.mhra.org.uk/cgi-bin/legenda/legenda.pl?catalogue=b9781906540661

Author: Mairi Louise McLaughlin
Hardback: ISBN: 9781906540661 Pages: 136 Price: U.K. £ 40
Hardback: ISBN: 9781906540661 Pages: 136 Price: U.S. $ 75
Abstract:

It is widely held that the large-scale translation of international news from
English will lead to changes in French syntax. For the first time this assumption
is put to the test using extensive fieldwork carried out in an international news
agency and a corpus of translated news agency dispatches. The linguistic
analysis of three syntactic structures in the translations is complemented by an
investigation of the effects of a range of factors including, most notably, the
speed at which the translation is carried out. The analysis sheds new light on
the ways in which news translation could lead to syntactic borrowing in French,
and by extension, in other languages.

Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
                            Translation

Subject Language(s): English (eng)
                            French (fra)

Written In: English (eng )

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