1. Bourdieu and Genette in Paratext: How Sociology Counts in Linguistic Reasoning

Hisham M. Ali

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2018, , Pages 90-101

Abstract
  While Bourdieu’s theory of practice provides an ensemble of conceptual tools which analyze patterns of social life that are irreducible to the limiting view of individuals as free-acting agents, Genette’s paratextual theory offers the metalanguage necessary to account for the microcosm of ...  Read More

2. The Reality of Arabic Fiction Translation into English: A Sociological Approach

Abdel Wahab Khalifa; Ahmed Elgindy

Volume 2, Issue 2 (Special Issue on Translation, Society & Culture) , Summer and Autumn 2014, , Pages 41-56

Abstract
  English translations of texts associated with Arabic fiction remain largely unexplored from a sociological perspective. Drawing on Pierre Bourdieu’s sociology, this paper aims to examine the genesis of Arabic fiction translation into English as a socially situated activity. Works of Arabic fiction ...  Read More