Language, Culture and Communication in Contemporary Europe

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Charlotte Hoffmann
Multilingual Matters, 1996 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 164 pages
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This book offers a multidisciplinary approach to the consideration of aspects of Europe's linguistic and cultural heritage. The ten contributions explore the relationship between language, culture and modern communication, either taking Europe as a whole or looking at specific countries. The authors' backgrounds and expertise span a number of disciplines, from linguistics, sociolinguistics and translation studies to information technology and cultural studies.
  

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This book offers a multidisciplinary approach to the consideration of aspects of Europe's linguistic and cultural heritage. The ten contributions explore the relationship between language, culture and modern communication, either taking Europe as a whole or looking at specific countries. The authors' backgrounds and expertise span a number of disciplines, from linguistics, sociolinguistics and translation studies to information technology and cultural studies.  

Contents

Language Nationality and Identity
28
Tony Crowley
47
Kim Hardie
61
Language Planning and Language Policies
75
Charlotte Hoffmann
93
Audrey Brassloff
111
PaulGubbins
124
Christina Schaffner
152
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Maurice Sendak received the 1964 Caldecott Medal for "Where the Wild Things Are. In 1970 he received the international Hans Christian Andersen Medal for illustration, and he remains the only American ever awarded this honor. In 1983, Sendak received the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award from the American Library Association, given in recognition of his entire body of work. He also received a 1996 National Medal of Arts in recognition of his contribution of arts in America.
Ralph Manheim, translator of "Grimm's Fairy Tales and many other works, was a renowned German-language translator.

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