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Crossing Languages to Play with Words. Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Author: Goth, Maik, Knospe, Sebastian, Onysko, Alexander
Source: Directory of Open Access Books
Publisher: De Gruyter
ISBN: 9783110465600
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Wordplay involving several linguistic codes is an important modality of ludic language. This volume offers a multidisciplinary approach to the topic, discussing examples from different epochs, genres, and communicative situations. The contributions illustrate the multi-dimensionality, linguistic make-up, and the special interactive potential of wordplay across linguistic and cultural boundaries, including the challenging practice of translation.