Crossing languages – crossing discourses: A corpus-assisted study of Kulturkampfin German, Polish and English

  title={Crossing languages – crossing discourses: A corpus-assisted study of Kulturkampfin German, Polish and English},
  author={Sylvia Jaworska and Torsten Leuschner},
  journal={Pragmatics and Society},
Recent studies concerned with historical Germanisms have shown that public discourses in other languages often appropriate German loanwords as frames of reference to interpret political realities and influence collective attitudes. This paper intends to contribute to this new strand of research by investigating discursive transpositions of the historical Germanism Kulturkampf in the donor language, German, and two host languages, Polish and English. Originally used mainly in reference to… 
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