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LINGUIST List 24.568

Thu Jan 31 2013

Books: Readings in African Dialectology and Applied Linguistics: Fábùnmi, Sàláwù (Eds)

Editor for this issue: Rebekah McClure <rebekahlinguistlist.org>

Date: 24-Jan-2013
From: Ulrich Lueders <lincom.europat-online.de>
Subject: Readings in African Dialectology and Applied Linguistics: Fábùnmi, Sàláwù (Eds)
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Title: Readings in African Dialectology and Applied Linguistics
Series Title: LINCOM Studies in African Linguistics 85
Published: 2013
Publisher: Lincom GmbH
                http://www.lincom-shop.eu

Book URL: http://www.lincom-shop.eu/

Editor: Felix Abídèmí Fábùnmi
Editor: Akeem Ségun Sàláwù
Paperback: ISBN: 9783862884179 Pages: 542 Price: Europe EURO 88.80
Abstract:

Readings in African Dialectology and Applied Linguistics is a resource book that covers a wide range of topics on African Dialectology, Dialect-Syntax, Syntax and Phonology, Sociolinguistics, Applied Linguistics and Literary Criticism. It is also an outlet for researchers in the field of microcomparative
African Dialectology. The goal is to stimulate cooperation in the study of dialect syntax and dialectology within the purview of African Studies. The presentations in this book are approached in various ways: empirical viewpoints, thematic analysis, micro- and macro comparative studies, etc. The book consists of thirty chapters written by scholars from different linguistic disciplines but with focus on African dialectology. It is divided into four sections, each section containing chapters that address specific thematic issues. Section One contains eight chapters that address issues on African dialect syntax. Section Two has nine chapters which focus on applied linguistics, dialectology and literary criticism. Section Three, which has five chapters, deals with sociolinguistics issues. The last section contains eight chapters; it focuses syntactic and phonological issues. The book is edited by two Nigerian scholars, Felix Abídèmí Fábùnmi and Akeem Ségun Sàláwù, both of the Department of Linguistics and African Languages, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife.

Linguistic Field(s): African linguistics
                            General Linguistics
Language Family(ies): African Mixed Language

Written In: English (eng)

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