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Journal Title: Languages in Contrast
Volume/Issue:   13 / 2
Issue Title: Text-based contrastive linguistics
Date: 2013
Table of Contents: 2013. v, 137 pp.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Bengt Altenberg and Karin Aijmer
137 – 138

Articles

Posture verbs: A multilingual contrastive study
Åke Viberg
139 – 169

Translation counterparts as markers of meaning: The case of copular verbs in a parallel English–Czech corpus
Markéta Malá
170 – 192

Moving over in(to) English and French: A translation-based study of ‘overness’
Thomas Egan and Gudrun Rawoens
193 – 211

‘To find oneself a partner’ vs. ‘to find a partner’: A contrastive analysis of the patterns V REFL NPindef and V NPindef in English and Norwegian
Jarle Ebeling and Signe Oksefjell Ebeling
212 – 237

Swedish gärna and German gern(e) and their English correspondences: A contrastive study at the crossroads of modality and illocutionary force
Karin Aijmer and Bengt Altenberg
238 – 259

Reviews

Ilse Depraetere (ed), Perspectives on Translation Quality
Reviewed by Joanna Drugan
261 – 266

Stefania Marzo, Kris Heylen and Gert De Sutter (eds), Corpus Studies in Contrastive Linguistics
Reviewed by Richard Xiao
267 – 273
Publisher: John Benjamins
Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics
Semantics
Syntax
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Typology
Subject Language(s): Czech
English
Finnish
French
German
Norwegian Bokmål
Swedish
 
LL Issue: 24.4049