Issues in Literature and Culture

Memory, Identity and Cognition: Explorations in Culture and Communication

Editors: Mianowski, Jacek, Borodo, Michał, Schreiber, Paweł (Eds.)

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  • Focuses on the notion of memory, shedding light on the idea of reimagining and coming to terms with the past
  • Studies the relationship between cognition, perception, and language use
  • Offers examples of concrete practices of language users, learners and translators, including the use of borrowings from hip-hop and slang
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The book analyses a variety of topics and current issues in linguistics and literary studies, focusing especially on such aspects as memory, identity and cognition. Firstly, it discusses the notion of memory and the idea of reimagining, as well as coming to terms with the past. Secondly, it studies the relationship between perception, cognition and language use. It then investigates a variety of practices of language users, language learners and translators, such as the use of borrowings from hip-hop and slang. The book is intended for researchers in the fields of linguistics and literary studies, lecturers teaching undergraduate and master’s students on courses in language and literature.

Table of contents (15 chapters)

Table of contents (15 chapters)
  • “Ey, Homeboy, Ich Bin Kein Hustler”: English Borrowings in German Hip-Hop Songs

    Pankanin, Emilia

    Pages 3-15

  • Spanish Borrowings in American Slang and Their Semantic Fields

    Kowalczyk, Małgorzata (et al.)

    Pages 17-28

  • “I’ll Give Them a Piece of My Mind”: Translating the Idiomatic Language of Vasily Shukshin

    Tołkaczewski, Filip

    Pages 29-44

  • “Mountains of Whipped Cream”, King Matt and the Discursive Presence of the Translator

    Borodo, Michał

    Pages 45-59

  • Constructing One’s Self-Identity Through Food: Oscar Wilde, James Joyce and Flann O’Brien

    Pestka, Dariusz

    Pages 61-70

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eBook $79.99
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  • ISBN 978-3-030-12590-5
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  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $99.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-030-12589-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Memory, Identity and Cognition: Explorations in Culture and Communication
Editors
  • Jacek Mianowski
  • Michał Borodo
  • Paweł Schreiber
Series Title
Issues in Literature and Culture
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-12590-5
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-12590-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-12589-9
Series ISSN
2365-967X
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 235
Number of Illustrations
19 b/w illustrations, 6 illustrations in colour
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