Studies in Contact Linguistics : Essays in Honor of Glenn G. Gilbert
by Linda Thornburg-Panther and Janet M. Fuller


Overview - This state-of-the-art volume features fourteen contributions by internationally renowned scholars covering three areas of contact linguistics: (1) Creolistics, beginning with an essay on the rise of the meaning and use of the word criollo, followed by studies of linguistic features of African American English, bozal Spanish, and Afrikaans; (2) German language varieties spoken in different periods and regions of the United States; and (3) theoretical issues central to analyzing language contact phenomena.  Read more...

 
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Overview
This state-of-the-art volume features fourteen contributions by internationally renowned scholars covering three areas of contact linguistics: (1) Creolistics, beginning with an essay on the rise of the meaning and use of the word criollo, followed by studies of linguistic features of African American English, bozal Spanish, and Afrikaans; (2) German language varieties spoken in different periods and regions of the United States; and (3) theoretical issues central to analyzing language contact phenomena. Fittingly, social factors figure prominently in these analyses of language structure, providing a comprehensive view of the issues and topics to which Glenn G. Gilbert has dedicated his professional life.


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  • ISBN-13: 9780820479347
  • ISBN-10: 0820479349
  • Publisher: Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publi
  • Publish Date: March 2006
  • Page Count: 334


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Books > Language Arts & Disciplines > Linguistics - General
Books > Literary Criticism > European - German
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