Lost in the Eurofog: the Textual Fit of Translated Law


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The book is one of the few in-depth investigations into the nature of EU legal translation and its impact on national legal languages. It is also the first attempt to characterise EU Polish, a language of supranational law and a hybrid variant of legal Polish emerging via translation. The book applies Chesterman's concept of textual fit, that is how translations differ from non-translations, to demonstrate empirically on large corpora how the Polish eurolect departs from the conventions of legal and general Polish both at ...

Lost in the Eurofog: The Textual Fit of Translated Law 2014, Peter Lang AG, Bern

ISBN-13: 9783631646267

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