Henrik Gottlieb

Henrik Gottlieb

Associate professor emeritus

Primary fields of research

  1. The English impact on other languages, including Danish (Anglicisms)
  2. Subtitling strategies

Current research

Present research focus: English-inspired morphosyntactic constructions in Danish, including loan translations

Fields of interest

  • Interlingual and intralingual subtitling (plus dubbing and other types of screen translation)
  • Text types and translation (the constraints of printed literature vs. film and TV)
  • Idiomatic constructions (English and Danish phraseology)
  • False Friends (faux amis) between English and other languages
  • Corpus linguistics and lexicography (authentic texts vs. intuition in language description)
  • Contrastive linguistics, focusing on English-language impact on other languages (Anglicisms)

Selected publications

  1. Published

    Anglicismer: kriterier, kategorier og kilder – om det danske bidrag til GLAD, den globale database over anglicismer

    Gottlieb, Henrik, 2019, Yes, det er coolt! Moderne importord i dansk: Sprognævnets konferenceserie 6. . Andersen, M. H. & Jarvad, P. (eds.). Bogense: Dansk Sprognævn, p. 249-269 21 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  2. Published

    Echoes of English: Anglicisms in Minor Speech Communities - with Special Focus on Danish and Afrikaans

    Gottlieb, Henrik, 2020, Berlin: Peter Lang. 522 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

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