Publication details [#12593]

Rozhneva, Elena, V.V. Vegner and P.N. Privalov. 2014. Peculiarties of translation of irony and humour from English into Russian. Young Academics' Research 1 : 124–128. 5 pp. URL
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Centre for Developing Academic Cooperation (Novosibirsk)


This article discusses the interpretation of irony and the way it is linguistically expressed in English and Russian. It also deals with some varieties of English humour and with several approaches to the study of irony. The peculiarities of the translation of these terms are discussed. The necessity of taking into account different ways of translating irony and humour from English into Russian is proved.