The study also highlights the constructs of current linguistic theory, arguing for distinctive features and the notion 'onset' and against some of the claims of Optimality Theory and Usage-based accounts.
The importance of Henk Zeevat's new monograph cannot be overstated. [...] I recommend it to anyone who combines interests in language, logic, and computation [...]. David Beaver, University of Texas at Austin
''Behind Inverted Commas''
Topics in Translation No.15
This book examines the activities of a network of nineteenth century intellectuals in Britain who were engaged in the rendering of German texts into English. It establishes a series of cultural implications of the process of translation in an inter-and intra-lingual context and explores cross-currents between translation and gender studies, art history, philology, historiography and travel writing.