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Anglo-German Linguistic Relations

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This is a collection of papers presented at the conference «Anglo-German Linguistic Relations», held at Queen Mary, University of London in November 2007. The papers cover a wide variety of topics about the relationship between the English and German languages or relate to cultural and literary contacts between English-speaking and German-speaking regions. Individual papers discuss Anglo-German linguistic interplay and affinities both as contemporary phenomena and from a historical perspective. Themes include codification, translation and discourse production from the 17th century to the Second World War; shared metaphors in English and German; political propaganda in English and German; and authorial positioning and perspective in a selection of autobiographical and literary works.


Titel: Anglo-German Linguistic Relations
Autoren/Herausgeber: Falco Pfalzgraf, F. J. Rash (Hrsg.)
Aus der Reihe: Jahrbuch für Internationale Germanistik
Ausgabe: Neuausgabe

ISBN/EAN: 9783039116560

Seitenzahl: 173
Format: 22 x 15 cm
Produktform: Taschenbuch/Softcover
Gewicht: 290 g
Sprache: Englisch

The Editors: Falco Pfalzgraf is Lecturer for German Linguistics and Medieval German at Queen Mary, University of London. He serves as Convenor for Language and Linguistics at the Centre for Anglo-German Cultural Relations. He completed his doctoral thesis on linguistic purism in Germany (University of Manchester, 2003). His main research areas are: the influence of English upon German, Linguistic Purism, and the relationships between politics, language, and culture. Felicity Rash is Professor of German Linguistics at Queen Mary, University of London. Professor Rash completed her doctoral thesis on the influence of French and Italian on Swiss German in 1987 and has published on the German language in Switzerland, German-Swiss literature, linguistic purism and nationalist discourse. Her monograph The Language of Violence: Hitler’s Mein Kampf, appeared in 2006. She is currently working on German nationalist discourse during the period 1871-1914. - Newsletter
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