English in Europe by Manfred Gorlach

English in Europe

byManfred Gorlach

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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.

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Manfred Gorlach was formerly at Englisches Seminar, Universitat zu Koln.
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Title:English in EuropeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:348 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.76 inPublished:June 13, 2006Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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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

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