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Title: Language, Discourse and Translation in the West and Middle East
Edited By: Abdullah Talal Shunnaq
Mohamed H. Heliel
Series Title: Benjamins Translation Library, 7

The papers collected in this volume are a selection of papers presented at a conference on Language and Translation (Irbid, Jordan, 1992). In their revised form, they offer comparisons between Western and Arabic language usage and transfer. The articles bring together linguistic and cultural aspects in translation in a functional-discourse framework.

Publication Year: 1995
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Translation
Subject Language(s): Arabic, Standard
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1556196857
ISBN-13: 9781556196850
Pages: 256
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