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  1. Lawyers' Language

    The Distinctiveness of Legal Language

    By Alfred Phillips

    An interesting examination of law as language use or discourse, this study looks at the transformation of ordinary language into a special discourse for the purposes of the legal system. It is widely accepted that legal discourse is obscure, and often the public resent the fact that access to the...

    Published September 11th 2002 by Routledge

  2. The Language of Fiction

    Essays in Criticism and Verbal Analysis of the English Novel, 2nd Edition

    By David Lodge

    Series: Routledge Classics

    Language of Fiction was the first book of criticism by the renowned novelist and critic David Lodge. His uniquely informed perspective - he was already the author of three successful novels at the time of its first publication in 1966 - and lucid exposition meant that the work proved a landmark of...

    Published September 11th 2002 by Routledge

  3. Thinking French Translation

    By Sándor Hervey, Ian Higgins

    Series: Thinking Translation

    The new edition of this popular course in translation from French into English offers a challenging practical approach to the acquisition of translation skills, with clear explanations of the theoretical issues involved. A variety of translation issues are considered including:*cultural differences...

    Published September 4th 2002 by Routledge

  4. Conference Interpreting Explained

    2nd Edition

    By Roderick Jones

    Series: Translation Practices Explained

    Roderick Jones adopts a very practical approach to both consecutive and simultaneous interpreting, providing detailed illustrations of note-taking, reformulation, the 'salami' technique, simplification, generalization, anticipation, and so on, including numerous tricks-of-the-trade such as how to...

    Published August 31st 2002 by Routledge

  5. Translating Italy for the Eighteenth Century

    British Women, Translation and Travel Writing (1739-1797)

    By Mirella Agorni

    Translating Italy in the Eighteenth Century offers a historical analysis of the role played by translation in that complex redefinition of women's writing that was taking place in Britain in the second half of the eighteenth century. It investigates the ways in which women writers managed to...

    Published August 31st 2002 by Routledge

  6. Applied Linguistics in Language Education

    By Steven McDonough

    'Applied Linguistics for Language Education' covers those areas of applied language study that are most directly relevant to language teaching, testing, and teacher education. It focuses on the fundamental questions raised for research by the practice of language teaching and research. The reader...

    Published August 29th 2002 by Routledge

  7. Thinking French Translation

    2nd Edition

    By Sándor Hervey, Ian Higgins

    Series: Thinking Translation

    The new edition of this popular course in translation from French into English offers a challenging practical approach to the acquisition of translation skills, with clear explanations of the theoretical issues involved. A variety of translation issues are considered including:*cultural differences...

    Published August 28th 2002 by Routledge

  8. Thinking French Translation

    2nd Edition

    By Sándor Hervey, Ian Higgins

    Series: Thinking Translation

    The new edition of this popular course in translation from French into English offers a challenging practical approach to the acquisition of translation skills, with clear explanations of the theoretical issues involved. A variety of translation issues are considered including:*cultural differences...

    Published August 28th 2002 by Routledge

  9. Anaphora Resolution

    By Ruslan Mitkov

    Series: Studies in Language and Linguistics

    Teaching computers to solve language problems is one of the major challengesof natural language processing. There is a large amount of interesting researchdevoted to this field. This book fills an existing gap in the literature with anup-to-date survey of the field, including the author’s own...

    Published August 13th 2002 by Routledge

  10. Polari - The Lost Language of Gay Men

    By Paul Baker

    Series: Routledge Studies in Linguistics

    Polari is a secret form of language mainly used by homosexual men in London and other cities during the twentieth century. Derived in part from the slang lexicons of numerous stigmatised and itinerant groups, Polari was also a means of socialising, acting out camp performances and reconstructing a...

    Published July 31st 2002 by Routledge