Three volumes of the Beyond Language series reach the final of this year’s International Book Award


Three volumes of the Beyond Language series, created by scientists of the College of Inter-area Individual Studies at the University of Wrocław in cooperation with the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań and the Wrocław branch of the Polish Academy of Sciences, reached the final of the International Book Award.

The finalists include: “Beyond Text and Culture: On Translation Studies” – a cross-sectional anthology of texts on translation in Poland; “A Study of Jamaican Creole Proverbs from the Perspective of Contact Linguistics” – an important book in the discussion on the history and present shape of the language of the Jamaican inhabitants, enriched with over a thousand proverbs from the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries and “A Cognitive Semantics Approach to Darwin’s Theory of Evolution”- an analysis of the metaphors that shape our understanding of the world and have grown into the present language especially in recent times while talking about struggle, family, changes in time and space and were started by Charles Darwin in The Origin of Species.

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