Language and Linguistics

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Sightlines

By (author) Eileen Kane
Categories: Sociolinguistics

It is the 1960s, and Ireland is hoping to join what will later become the European Union. The government has devised a plan to protect Ireland’s cultural identity and strengthen the Irish language by ...

Un bien nécessaire

La traduction, c’est une rencontre. Rencontre éprouvante, émouvante, exigeante, passionnée et féconde; espace de chevauchement, de frottement, de création; passage qui donne une deuxième, une ...

Indigenous Women’s Theatre in Canada

By (author) Sarah MacKenzie
Categories: Indigenous peoples

Despite a recent increase in the productivity and popularity of Indigenous playwrights in Canada, most critical and academic attention has been devoted to the work of male dramatists, leaving female writers ...

La langue et le nombril

Voici un phénomène unique dans le monde occidental : la fixation des Québécois sur la question linguistique. Ce livre d’abord publié il y a plus de 20 ans – mais toujours d’une brûlante actualité ...

Political Correctness

The twenty-second Munk Debate pits acclaimed journalist, professor, and ordained minister Michael Eric Dyson and New York Times columnist Michelle Goldberg against renowned actor and writer Stephen Fry ...

La traduction en citations

La traduction en citations contient plus de 2 700 aphorismes, définitions, éloges, épigrammes, jugements, témoignages ou traits d’esprit sur la traduction, les traducteurs et les interprètes. Ces ...

Plotting the Reading Experience

This book is about the experience of reading–what reading feels like, how it makes people feel, how people read and under what conditions, what drives people to read, and, conversely, what halts the ...

Dramatic Licence

By (author) Louise Ladouceur
Translated by Richard Lebeau
Foreword by E.D. Blodgett
Categories: Translation and interpretation

Translation is tricky business. The translator has to transform the foreign to the familiar while moving and pleasing his or her audience. Louise Ladouceur knows theatre from a multi-dimensional perspective ...