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Across Borders

Cultural and Linguistic Shifts in the 21st Century


Edited By Ewa Rusek and Władysław Witalisz

Intercultural encounters accompanying the movement of individuals and groups receive a variety of expressions and call for a debate in an interdisciplinary context. The present volume brings together articles investigating aspects of culture, language, media and literature in the context of a world made more mobile than ever before. The authors cover a wide range of areas in humanities and social sciences, esp. literature, translation and interpreting, communication and health communication, media studies, cultural studies, and teaching methodology.

minority cultures and literatures – migration and narration – the other in literature – communication styles – pragmatics of intercultural communication – humour and irony in cultural context – cross-cultural aspects of translation and language teaching.