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Title: In and Out of English
Subtitle: For Better, for Worse?
Edited By: Gunilla Anderman
Margaret Rogers
URL: www.multilingual-matters.com/multi/display.asp?isb=1853597880
Series Title: Translating Europe
Description:

In and out of English: For Better, For Worse? is concerned with the impact
of English as the lingua franca of today's world, in particular its
relationship with the languages of Europe. Within this framework a number
of themes are explored, including linguistic imperialism, change as the
result of language contact, the concept of the English native speaker, and
the increasing need in an enlarged Europe for translation into as well as
out of English.

Publication Year: 2005
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Translation
Subject Language(s): English
Finnish
French
German
Greek, Modern
Italian
Norwegian Bokmål
Polish
Russian
Spanish
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1853597880
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 320
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1853597872
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 320
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