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The Multilingual Self: An Inquiry Into Language Learning
Contents: S. Benesch, Foreword. Preface. My French Self. Confessions of a Synesthete. "Magister of the Game." Messengers and Mediators. French Connection. Language Acquisition by Stomach. My ItalianExpand
Language Crossings: Negotiating the Self in a Multicultural World
This collection explores the connections between language use, language learning, and one's cultural identity. The essays represent a diversity of cultures, ages and nationalities.
The “Gift”: Synesthesia in Translingual Texts
This article explores the relationship between multilingualism and synesthesia (neuro-psychological blend of senses). In the absence of research in any of the related fields, the author (aExpand
Translingual Identity and Art: Marc Chagall's Stride Through the Gates of Janus
This hybrid piece, combining scholarly inquiry in several disciplines (from bilingualism and literary theory to visual art, cultural anthropology, and psychoanalysis) with the genre of personalExpand
Medication Against Nostalgia
Onna Rashiku (Like a Woman): The Diary of a Language Learner in Japan
political topic. These chapters also describe attempts to implement standardization programs and their impact on the country's sociolinguistic realities. The author, however, saves his harshestExpand