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Christopher Rollason Biography

Dr Christopher Rollason is a British national living in France. He graduated with First Class Honours in English literature from Trinity College, Cambridge (England) in 1975, and obtained his Ph.D. from York University (England) in 1988, with a dissertation on Edgar Allan Poe. For eight years up to 1987 he was a member of the […]

Capítulo 10 (“Rocas errantes”)

Stephen camina por la calle, mira las vidrieras, y finalmente encuentra a su hermana Dilly, quien le empeñó sus libros, y que ha comprado con el magro dinero que le ha sonsacado al padre un libro de francés para escapar a París, como el hermano. Stephen, que no tiene un mal pasar, siente remordimientos por […]

Anglicisms in French and Spanish

This article examines a number of aspects of the phenomenon of anglicisms in contemporary French and Spanish. The discussion is confined to the written language (essentially in its journalistic, technical and business registers; reference is not made to the literary register); and to the French of France and the Spanish of Spain only. The issue […]

No Surprises (“Sin Sorpresas”)

Traducción: (por Nicolás Rebelo) A heart that’s full up like a landfill, a job that slowly kills you, bruises that won’t heal. You look so tired-unhappy, bring down the government, they don’t, they don’t speak for us. I’ll take a quiet life, a handshake of carbon monoxide,with no alarms and no surprises, no alarms and no […]