Featured Linguist!

Jost Gippert: Our Featured Linguist!

"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more



Donate Now | Visit the Fund Drive Homepage

Amount Raised:

$34674

Still Needed:

$40326

Can anyone overtake Syntax in the Subfield Challenge ?

Grad School Challenge Leader: University of Washington


Publishing Partner: Cambridge University Press CUP Extra Publisher Login
amazon logo
More Info


New from Oxford University Press!

ad

What is English? And Why Should We Care?

By: Tim William Machan

To find some answers Tim Machan explores the language's present and past, and looks ahead to its futures among the one and a half billion people who speak it. His search is fascinating and important, for definitions of English have influenced education and law in many countries and helped shape the identities of those who live in them.


New from Cambridge University Press!

ad

Medical Writing in Early Modern English

Edited by Irma Taavitsainen and Paivi Pahta

This volume provides a new perspective on the evolution of the special language of medicine, based on the electronic corpus of Early Modern English Medical Texts, containing over two million words of medical writing from 1500 to 1700.


Book Information

   

Title: Style & Ideology in Translation
Subtitle: Latin American Writing in English
Written By: Jeremy Munday
URL: http://www.routledge-ny.com/books/Style-and-Ideology-in-Translation-isbn9780415361040
Series Title: Routledge Studies in Linguistics
Description:

Adopting an interdisciplinary approach, this book investigates the style,
or ‘voice,’ of English language translations of twentieth-century Latin
American writing, including fiction, political speeches, and film. Existing
models of stylistic analysis, supported at times by computer-assisted
analysis, are developed to examine a range of works and writers, selected
for their literary, cultural, and ideological importance. The style of the
different translators is subjected to a close linguistic investigation
within their cultural and ideological framework.

Publication Year: 2008
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
Review: Not available for review. If you would like to review a book on The LINGUIST List, please login to view the AFR list.
BibTex: View BibTex record
Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Translation
Issue: All announcements sent out by The LINGUIST List are emailed to our subscribers and archived with the Library of Congress.
Click here to see the original emailed issue.

Versions:
Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9780203008577
Pages: 280
Prices: U.S. $ 125.00
 
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9780415361040
Pages: 280
Prices: U.S. $ 125.00