English in Europe by Manfred GorlachEnglish in Europe by Manfred Gorlach

English in Europe

byManfred Gorlach

Paperback | June 13, 2006

Pricing and Purchase Info

$88.54

Earn 443 plum® points

Prices and offers may vary in store

Quantity:

In stock online

Ships free on orders over $25

Not available in stores

about

English in Europe charts the English invasion of Europe since 1945. Sixteen distinguished European scholars report on the English words and phrases that have become integral parts of their languages. Each describes the effect of English on the host language, and shows how the process ofincorporation often modifies pronunciation and spelling and frequently transforms meaning and use.The languages surveyed are Icelandic, Dutch, French, Spanish, Norwegian, German, Italian, Romanian, Polish, Croatian, Finnish, Albanian, Russian, Bulgarian, Hungarian, and Greek. The book is designed as a companion to A Dictionary of European Anglicisms but may be read as an independent work. This is the first systematic survey of a phenomenon that is fascinating, alarming, and apparently unstoppable.
Manfred Gorlach was formerly at Englisches Seminar, Universitat zu Koln.
Loading
Title:English in EuropeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:348 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.76 inPublished:June 13, 2006Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199273103

ISBN - 13:9780199273102

Look for similar items by category:

Reviews

Table of Contents

1. M. Gorlach: Introduction2. U. Busse and M. Gorlach: German3. A. Berteloot and N. van der Sijs: Dutch4. A.-L. Graedler: Norwegian5. A. Svavarsdottir and G. Kvaran: Icelandic6. J. Humbley: French7. F. Rodriguez Gonzalez: Spanish8. V. Pulcini: Italian9. I. Constantinescu, V. Popovici, and A. Stefanescu: Romanian10. T. V. Maximova: Russian11. E. Manczak-Wohlfeld: Polish12. R. Filipovic: Croatian13. N. Alexieva: Bulgarian14. K. Battarbee: Finnish15. J. Farkas and V. Kniezsa: Hungarian16. R. Kodderitzsch and M. Gorlach: Albanian17. E. Stathi: Modern Greek

Editorial Reviews

`... remarkable lexicographic work, a first of its kind, and a rich source of information not easily found elsewhere.'Anglia - Zeitschrift fur Englische Philologie