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Translation and Popular Music

by Sebnem Susam-Saraeva Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (November 27, 2015)

Research on translation and music has so far focused mainly on «art music» and on issues such as quality, singability and accessibility. Studies which seek to embed translation and music within their historical...


Rules and Exceptions

by Christopher Beedham, Warwick Danks & Ether Soselia Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (April 01, 2014)

This book assembles a collection of papers first presented at the Summer School and Conference on the Method of Lexical Exceptions held at the University of St Andrews, Scotland, 2-8 September 2007, which explored...


Of Mermaids and Others

by Cary A. Shay Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (January 30, 2014)

This volume is a critical introduction to the poetry of Irish writer Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill. Writing poetry exclusively in Irish but allowing and overseeing translations of her work into several languages, primarily...


The Spanish of the Northern Peruvian Andes

by Luis Andrade Ciudad Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (February 26, 2016)

This book analyses a set of rarely described regional Spanish varieties spoken throughout much of the northern Peruvian Andes (Cajamarca, La Libertad and Ancash) from a sociohistorical and dialectological perspective....


A Corpus-Based Study of Nominalization in Translations of Chinese Literary Prose

by Yu Hou Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (November 06, 2014)

This corpus-based study investigates the use of nominalization in English translations of Chinese literary prose through the analysis of three English versions of the Chinese novel Hong Lou Meng (Dream of the...


The Politics of Dubbing

by Carla Mereu Keating Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (June 16, 2016)

During the late 1920s and the 1930s, the Italian government sought various commercial and politically oriented solutions to cope with the advent of new sound technologies in cinema. The translation of foreign-language...


Hermeneutics of Evil in the Works of End? Sh?saku

by Justyna Weronika Kasza Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (April 15, 2016)

Evil is a salient component of Endo Shusaku’s writing. Questions surrounding evil haunted the writer as a student of French literature, having discovered the works of Western authors like François Mauriac...


At the Margin of One/Many Languages

by Peter Horn Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (November 03, 2014)

The essays collected here are responses to books of poetry and prose published during the transition period from the apartheid regime of the mid-1980s to the first democratic election in South Africa in 1994....


Cultural Contexts and Literary Forms

by Goethe Society of India, Chitra Harshvardhan, Rekha Rajan & Madhu Sahni Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (November 27, 2015)

Genres mutate, disappear, travel through translation and sometimes re-emerge. Traditionally viewed as a classificatory device, the idea of genre has been challenged by anti-genre theoreticians who question the...


A Civil War of Words

by Maximiliano Fuentes, Xavier Pla & Francesc Montero Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (December 29, 2015)

The Great War did not only mark the history of the twentieth century: to a large extent, the conflict also affected culture and literature in Europe and the rest of the world. This collection of essays aims...


Sunflowers and Stars

by Valerie Pellatt Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (July 31, 2015)

This book traces a hundred years of the development of Chinese nursery rhymes, children’s rhymes and children’s poems from the early twentieth century to the early twenty-first century. It draws on anthologies...


Paradoxes du plurilinguisme littéraire 1900

by Britta Benert Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (July 20, 2015)

L’ouvrage s’inscrit dans un champ de recherches en pleine expansion depuis le nouveau millénaire, le plurilinguisme littéraire, et qui a pour originalité d’historiciser le propos en explorant une période...


Intersections, Interferences, Interdisciplines

by Gerald Gillespie & Haun Saussy Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (August 06, 2014)

This volume advances the study of how the high arts and literature are reciprocally illuminating and interactive. Seventeen scholars from North America, Asia, Africa, and Europe demonstrate the dynamics of cross-referentiality...


Acquisition of «be» by Cantonese ESL Learners in Hong Kong- and its Pedagogical Implications

by Mable Chan Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (March 05, 2014)

The present study examines grammaticality judgment data, production data and acceptability judgment data from 243 Cantonese second language learners and a control group of 12 native English speakers. Research...


Specialisation and Variation in Language Corpora

by Ana Diaz-Negrillo & Francisco Javier Diaz-Pérez Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (October 27, 2014)

Corpus linguistics was initiated with the compilation and exploitation of native English reference corpora. Over the past years, corpus linguistics has experienced such a great expansion and specialisation that...


Diachrony and Synchrony in English Corpus Linguistics

by Alejandro Alcaraz Sintes & Salvador Valera Hernández Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (June 11, 2014)

The volume brings together a selection of invited articles and papers presented at the 4th International CILC Conference held in Jaén, Spain, in March 2012. The chapters describe English using a range of corpora...


A Grammar of Zoulei, Southwest China

by Xia Li, Jinfang Li & Yongxian Luo Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (December 02, 2014)

Zoulei is an endangered language spoken by several hundred speakers in China’s Guizhou Province and adjacent areas. It is a variety of the Ahou dialect of the highly diverse Gelao group within the Tai-Kadai...


Learner corpus profiles

by Madalina Chitez Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (August 06, 2014)

Aiming at exemplifying the methodology of learner corpus profiling, this book describes salient features of Romanian Learner English. As a starting point, the volume offers a comprehensive presentation of the...


LSP in Colombia

by Gabriel Quiroz Herrera & Pedro Patino Garcia Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (April 22, 2014)

Studies in LSP in Colombia began in the 1990’s, mainly in the discipline of terminology. Since then, studies in translation, terminology, and LSP have spread out throughout the country. Many papers have been...


Bridging the Political and the Personal

by Xiu Lu Wang Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (December 18, 2015)

This book examines literary translation in contemporary China from two perspectives. The first is related to the social and political dimension of translation, which is concerned with the general context of...


Old Jewish Commentaries on «The Song of Songs» II

by Joseph Alobaidi Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (March 12, 2014)

This book contains two commentaries on The Song of Songs by Tanchum Yerushalmi (c. 1220-1291), one of the best representatives of rational exegesis in the Middle Eastern rabbinical school of thought. His in...


Text and Tune

by Teresa Proto, Paolo Canettieri & Gianluca Valenti Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (November 27, 2015)

This book offers an overview of issues related to the regulated, formal organization of sound and speech in verse intended for singing. Particularly, it is concerned with the structural properties and underlying...


Catalonia and Portugal

by Flocel Sabaté & Luís Adão Da Fonseca Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (April 13, 2015)

Between 2010 and 2013 the European Science Foundation project «Cuius Regio» undertook a study of the reasons for cohesion of some European regions, including the analysis of the ways for cohesion of two peripherical...


Trends in Phonetics and Phonology

by Marie-José Kolly, Stephan Schmid, Volker Dellwo & Adrian Leemann Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (September 18, 2015)

This volume was inspired by the 9th edition of the Phonetik & Phonologie conference, held in Zurich in October 2013. It includes state of the art research on phonetics and phonology in various languages and...


Environnements numériques et interactions en langue étrangère : du formel à l’informel, du réel à la réalité virtuelle

by Mickaël Roy, Meryl Kusyk, Gérald Schlemminger & Dominique Bechmann Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (January 11, 2017)

Le présent ouvrage regroupe des articles issus de deux manifestations qui ont eu lieu en 2014 dans la Région métropolitaine trinationale du Rhin supérieur : le colloque « Eurographics 2014 – Immersion...


The Foreign Language Appropriation Conundrum

by Thomas Szende Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (September 09, 2016)

This monograph’s title reflects the need to articulate the classroom actions and strategies of an increasingly efficient technological environment with symbolic, cultural, and political issues, namely the...