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Number 6/2009

 

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Chapter I CULTURAL STUDIES

NATALIA ALHAZOV

Slave Ship Voyages Reflected in Narratives, Poetry,Music and Art

7

M. L. BAKALINSKY

Investigating the status of LA COSA NOSTRA in the context of U.S. culture: Linguistic anthropology aspects

18

LILIANA COPOSESCU

Humour in Workplace Meetings

27

GABRIELA CUSEN

Analysing Questions In Institutional Talk: Power In Questions

37

ELIZA FILIMON

Cinematic Landscapes – Angela Carter’s Movie Adaptations 

47

ERIC GILDER, MERVYN HAGGER

Puppets on Strings: How American Mass Media Manipulated British Commercial radio Broadcasting

60

DIANA MĂDROANE

Representational Meaning In The British Tabloid Coverage of Romanian Economic Migrants: A Case Study 

70

MAGDALENA ROIBU

Crime As Routine Stuff: A Criminological Perspective

86

 

Chapter II TRANSLATION STUDIES

OCTAVIAN COSTE

Difficulties in translating un-x-able adjectives into Romanian

97

MIHAELA COZMA

A Translational Approach To Sentence Length And Structure In The EU Documents 

104

ELENA CROITORU 

Creating 'Absence' in Translation

115

DANIEL DEJICA

Identifying and Analysing Theme-Rheme Relations  for Discourse Production and Translation 

128

VESNA LAZOVIC

Phrasan Verbs in English and their translation Equivalents in Serbian

136

DARIA PROTOPOPESCU, NADINA VIŞAN

Translating the American slang of the 60’s in James Ellroy’s White Jazz

146

RODICA SUPERCEANU, LUCIA BEICĂ 

Romanian Translators' Problems and Difficulties with Official Documents: the Exploratory Pilot Work

153

ALBERT VERMES 

Techniques in the translation of culture-specific expressions 

162

 

Chapter III AMERICAN LITERATURE

CRISTINA CHEVEREŞAN

Redefîning Homelands in Jhumpa Lahiri 's America.

175

CLAUDIA DOROHOLSCHI 

Viewing trip: point of view and meaning in the novels of  Jeffrey Eugenides

183

ENIKO MAIOR

The First Jewish-American Novel

192

SMARANDA STEFANOVICI  

Acculturation And Enculturation In Bharati Mukherjee’s The Middleman And Other Stories

200

INGRIDA ZINZUVIENE 

The Concept of the American Dream in Philip Roth 's Novei American Pastoral.

208

 

Chapter IV BRITISH LITERATURE

FLORENTINA ANGHEL

Space and Time  in Flann  O'Brien's  The  Third Policeman

221

CRISTINA BĂNICERU 

A Battle for Territory or Erasure of AU Boundaries.

229

MAGDA DANCIU

Scotland in the Looking-Glass: Alexander McCall Smith 's Little (Seif) Ironies

239

ARIJANA LUBURIC 

Echoes of Terrorism in Contemporary British Fiction.

253

ARMELA PANJOTI

The Deconstruction of Colors in Conrad's Nostromo[-e]

259

FIONA TOMPKINSON

Self, World and Metaphor in Jane Griffiths' Icarus on Earth

273

GABRIELA TUCAN

The Writing from Memory

283

 

Chapter V LANGUAGE STUDIES

CAMELIA BEJAN 

Some Remarks on Sluicing in Romanian

293

CONSTANTIN CHEVEREŞAN, LUMINIŢA  CHEVEREŞAN

TA Prospects on Communication and Communication in "Prospects"

304

SORIN CIUTACU

Global English into Local Dutch

316

GORDANA DIMKOVIĆ - TELEBAKOVIĆ 

Ambiguity

324

LOREDANA FRĂŢILĂ, ROMANIŢA JUMANCA

American Dialects

333

ANNAMARIA KILYENI

Modes of Address in Print Ads targeted at Women

345

MIHAELA LAZOVIĆ

Influence of Verb Particles on Aspect and Aktionsart

353

PREDRAG NOVAKOV

Aspect and Boundedness

364

ANCA STOIAN

Face Metaphors in English and Romanian

373

 

Chapter VI ELT STUDIES

ANTOANELA DUMITRAŞCU 

On Teaching and Learning English Collocation

387

LUMINIŢA FRENŢIU, CODRUŢA GOŞA 

Investigating Attitudes to Cambridge ESOL Examinations

 

397

LIANA GHERDAN, CODRUŢA GOŞA

Notes on the Cambridge ESOL’s Teaching Knowledge Test In Western Romania

405

MONICA OPRESCU

Teaching Language through Literature

411

FLORENTINA TAYLOR

Some Grim Effects of a Nationally Imposed English Curriculum in Romania

417

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