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LINGUIST List 22.311

Tue Jan 18 2011

Books: Historical Linguistics/Sociolinguistics: Penttilä, Paulasto

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        1.     Chris Humphrey , Language Contacts Meet English Dialects: Penttilä, Paulasto

Message 1: Language Contacts Meet English Dialects: Penttilä, Paulasto
Date: 23-Dec-2010
From: Chris Humphrey <chumphreyc-s-p.org>
Subject: Language Contacts Meet English Dialects: Penttilä, Paulasto
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Title: Language Contacts Meet English Dialects
Subtitle: Studies in Honour of Markku Filppula
Published: 2010
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
                http://www.c-s-p.org

Editor: Esa Penttilä
Editor: Heli Paulasto
Hardback: ISBN: 9781443813396 Pages: 320 Price: U.K. £ 44.99
Abstract:

This book presents a collection of fresh research on language contacts and
dialects, and the interface between the two. The volume celebrates the work
of Professor Markku Filppula, an eminent scholar in the fields of Irish
English, Celtic contacts in the history of English, and language contacts
and vernacular universals in nonstandard Englishes. The articles in this
volume explore theories and methods employed in the study of language
contacts and variation, Celtic substrata in Irish and British English, and
dialect in the British Isles. The writers' perspectives range from
cognitive processing to sociolinguistics, and from theoretical and
comparative discussions to new empirical, corpus-based studies.

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
                            Sociolinguistics

Written In: English (eng )

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