LINGUIST List 4.1069

Fri 17 Dec 1993

Books: Sociolinguistics, dialectology, pidgins

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Message 1: Sociolinguistics, dialectology, pidgins

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SOCIOLINGUISTICS

Fernandez, Mauro (comp.) DIGLOSSIA. A COMPREHENSIVE BIBLIOGRAPHY,
1960-1990, AND SUPPLEMENTS. WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY W.F. MACKEY
 John Benjamins 1993 lii, 472 pp. Sociolinguistics
 Cloth US:1 55619 253 3/EUR:90 272 3749 2 US$100.00/Hfl. 185,--
This first comprehensive bibliography of the subject includes almost
3000 entries, including several dozen before 1960 and a substantial
number in the period 1990-1992. All available publications in which the
term appears, despite its varied definitions, have been included.
In addition there are six indexes.

IHDE, Thomas W., ed. (Montclair State College/Trinity College Dublin),
 1994: The Irish Language in the United States: A Historical,
 Sociolinguistic, and Applied Linguistic Survey. Bergin &
 Garvey: Westport, CT & London. ISBN 0-89789-331-X [cloth] 184
 pages, $47.95 + $3.50 Shipping & Handling in U.S., Greenwood
 Publications Group, Westport, CT (credit card orders
 1-800-225-5800). Publication Date: 30 Nov. 1993.
This collection of essays reflects on the history of the Irish
language in America, the role the language plays in Irish-American
identity and different approaches used to acquire the language by L2
learners in the States. More information on contents is available
from the editor at ihdeapollo.montclair.edu.


DIALECTOLOGY

Clarke, Sandra (eds) FOCUS ON CANADA
 John Benjamins 1993 xii, 296 pp. Dialectology
 Paper US:1 55619 442 0/EUR:90 272 4869 9 US$59.00/Hfl.110,--
A welcome addition to our linguistic knowledge of English-speaking
Canada, topics range from general issues in Canadian lexicography and
orthography to sociolinguistic studies of varieties of English spoken in
all major geographical areas of the country: Atlantic, Canada, Ontario,
Quebec and the West.


PIDGINS AND CREOLES

Byrne, Francis & Donald Winford. (eds) FOCUS AND GRAMMATICAL
RELATIONS IN CREOLE LANGUAGES. PAPERS FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO
CONFERENCE ON FOCUS AND GRAMMARICAL RELATIONS IN CREOLE LANGUAGES.
 John Benjamins 1993 xvi, 329 pp. Pidgins and Creoles
 Cloth US:1 55619 166 9/EUR:90 272 5233 5 US$55.00/Hfl.100,--
Discusses the formal constructions and devices which creole languages
syntactically utilize to achieve constituent focus, and the many other
phenomena and processes that highlight sentence-level elements.
Contributions by: Bickerton, Byrne & Caskey, Byrne, Caskey & Winford,
Escure, Kihm, Lefebvre & Ritter, Lumsden, Manfredi, Mufwene, Muysken,
Oyhlar`n, G. Sankoff, Seuren, Spears.
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