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Title: Interdisciplinary Perspectives in Cross-Cultural Communication
Edited By: Adam Bednarek
URL: http://lincom-shop.eu
Series Title: LINCOM Studies in Pragmatics 21
Description:

Today, communication frequently takes place between individuals and
institutions representing different national and cultural backgrounds.
Furthermore, technical development has issued advances in online
communication increasing multidimensional forms of information transfer.
This has resulted in a vast body of theoretical discussion on the relation
between language, culture and discourse, within the realm of empirical
research on intercultural encounters. The volume is a collection of papers
written by scholars from Poland, Taiwan, Germany and the Netherlands who
have agreed to bring their perspectives into ever changing field of
communication studies. The purpose of the work is to present discourse
functional and pragmatic analysis of social communication, with reference to
translation, social science, corpus and cognitive linguistics, working with both
traditional and new media data.

Contents:

Barbara Lewandowska Tomaszczyk (Lodz International Studies Academy,
University of Lodz): Blurring the boundaries: A Model of Online Computer-
Mediated Communication Activities (OCA)

Louis Wei-lun Lu and Lily I-wen Su (National Taiwan University): Antonymous
polysemy: The case of –shang in Mandarin

Jerzy Tomaszczyk (Lodz Academy of International Studies): Repetition of
conceptual content/reformulation and lexical borrowing

Łukasz Bogucki (Lodz International Studies Academy, University of Lodz):
Taking Stock in Audiovisual Translation

Adam Bednarek (Lodz International Studies Academy, University of Lodz):
Localization and Translation in Cross Cultural Environments: Issues of
Website Localization

Elżbieta Jendrych (Kozminski University): Do Companies Need Routine in
Business Communication?

Halina Wisniewska (Kozminski University): Written business discourse in
lingua franca: a pedagogical perspective

Tatiana Szczygłowska (ATH Bielsko-Biała, Poland): The persuasive nature of
letters to the editor: The case of deontic attitudinal meanings expressed by
Polish and English writers

Dorota Biadala (Universität Heidelberg): Die Korpuslinguistik und der
Sprachgebrauch in einer theoretischen Betrachtung unter Berücksichtigung
der Kernbegriffe einer Diskursanalyse

Agata Blichewicz (Radboud Univeristy, The Netherlands): Pragmatic
functions of the ‘purse hand’ shape in everyday Greek discourse

Anna Pałczyńska (University of Lodz, Poland): Generic Usage of Nouns and
Pronouns in Selected English, German and Polish EU Documents

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Lincom GmbH
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Pragmatics
Sociolinguistics
Cognitive Science
Subject Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin
English
German
Greek, Modern
Polish
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Versions:
Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9783862882762
Pages: 158
Prices: Europe EURO 68.80