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It's Been Said Before

By Orin Hargraves

It's Been Said Before "examines why certain phrases become clichés and why they should be avoided -- or why they still have life left in them."

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Sounds Fascinating

By J. C. Wells

How do you pronounce biopic, synod, and Breughel? - and why? Do our cake and archaic sound the same? Where does the stress go in stalagmite? What's odd about the word epergne? As a finale, the author writes a letter to his 16-year-old self.

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Title: Translation, Globalisation and Localisation
Subtitle: A Chinese Perspective
Edited By: Wang Ning
Sun Yifeng
Series Title: Topics in Translation

This is the first anthology of translation studies edited by two leading
Chinese scholars in the field published in the English speaking world. The
essays deal with translation studies in a global/local context and from a
Chinese perspective. Such cutting edge theoretic topics as globalisation,
postcolonial theory, diaspora writing, polysystem theory, and East-West
comparative literature and culture studies are discussed in an in-depth and
accessible way.

Publication Year: 2008
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Translation
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 184769053X
ISBN-13: 9781847690531
Pages: 220
Prices: U.K. £ 49.95
U.S. $ 99.95