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Magistro, Elena. 2013. The challenges of ‘translating’ polite discourse for the EU multilingual community. International Journal of Applied Linguistics 23 (1) : 60–79.
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This paper focuses on the translation of the (im)personalization politeness aspect in a bilingual English originals-Italian translations corpus of EU texts. Given politeness' sociocultural basis, its representation can elucidate EU translation policy influence over the EU's sociolinguistic ecosystem and EU-ers' cultural and identity experiences.