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Name: Lidia  S. McCarthy
Institution: Moscow Pedagogical University
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: www.mccarthybooks.com
State and/or Country: United Kingdom   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Historical Linguistics
History of Linguistics
Ling & Literature
Specialty: Author
Subject Language(s): Russian
Selected Publications: Books:
1. Unforgettable Classics: Russian Reader Intermediate-Advanced, 19th Century. Universal Publishers, 2005. ISBN: 1581124643
2. Russian Basic-Intermediate. Universal Publishers, 2004. ISBN: 1581125232 - comes with free audio files and flashcards.
Articles:
1.English Translations of Nikolay Gogol and How These Translations Influence the Popularity of the Writer.
2. History of German in US
3.English or Bermudian English?
4.Syntactical Aspect of F.S. Fitzgerald's Translations into Russian
5.Anacoluthon in Russian Translations of Fitzgerald's works.
6.Some Words about Gogol's works and Their English Translations.
Announced on LINGUIST :  Russian Basic-Intermediate
Academic Paper Abstract: Russian Translation of English Absolute Constructions in Expressive Function (Based on Comparative Analysis of F.S. Fitzgerald's Works)



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