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Creative Multilingualism

A Manifesto

Multilingualism is integral to the human condition. Hinging on the concept of Creative Multilingualism – the idea that language diversity and creativity are mutually enriching – this timely and thought provoking volume shows how the concept provides a matrix for experimentation with ideas, approaches and methods. The book presents four years of joint research on multilingualism across disciplines, from the humanities through to the social and natural sciences. It is structured as a manifes...

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  • Publisher : Open Book Publishers
  • Series : OBP collection
  • Place of publication : Cambridge
  • Year of publication : 2020
  • Published on OpenEdition Books : 29 janvier 2021
  • EAN (Print version) : 978-1-78374-929-4
  • Electronic EAN : 979-10-365-6077-4
  • Number of pages : x-321 p.
Katrin Kohl and Wen-chin Ouyang
Introducing Creative Multilingualism
Katrin Kohl, Marianna Bolognesi and Ana Werkmann Horvat
1. The Creative Power of Metaphor
Karen Park, Felice S. Wyndham, Andrew Gosler et al.
2. Creating a Meaningful World

Nature in Name, Metaphor and Myth

Martin Maiden, Chiara Cappellaro and Aditi Lahiri
3. Not as ‘Foreign’ as You Think

Creating Bridges of Understanding across Languages

Rajinder Dudrah, Julie Curtis, Philip Ross Bullock et al.
4. A Breath of Fresh Air… Ivan Vyrypaev’s Oxygen (2002)

From Moscow to Birmingham via Oxford

Matthew Reynolds, Sowon S. Park and Kate Clanchy
6. Prismatic Translation
Suzanne Graham, Linda Fisher, Julia Hofweber et al.
7. Getting Creative in the Languages Classroom
Jane Hiddleston, Laura Lonsdale, Chiara Cappellaro et al.
8. Inspiring Language Learners
Katrin Kohl and Jonathan Black
9. Languages at Work


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