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Language Planning as a Sociolinguistic Experiment

By: Ernst Jahr

Provides richly detailed insight into the uniqueness of the Norwegian language development. Marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of the Norwegian nation following centuries of Danish rule


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Acquiring Phonology: A Cross-Generational Case-Study

By Neil Smith

The study also highlights the constructs of current linguistic theory, arguing for distinctive features and the notion 'onset' and against some of the claims of Optimality Theory and Usage-based accounts.


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Language Production and Interpretation: Linguistics meets Cognition

By Henk Zeevat

The importance of Henk Zeevat's new monograph cannot be overstated. [...] I recommend it to anyone who combines interests in language, logic, and computation [...]. David Beaver, University of Texas at Austin


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Title: Dramatic Discourse - Dialogue As Interaction in Plays
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Vimala Herman argues that drama should be of particular interest to linguists because of its form, dialogue and subsequent translation into performance. Each chapter in the book contains a theoretical section in which major concepts of each framework are explained. Herman draws from classic textual examples using ethnomethodology, conversation analysis, discourse analysis and sociolinguistics, and, through these methods, is able to explore dramatic issues such as time in language, power and gender.

Publication Year: 1995
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Ling & Literature
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0415082412
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Pages: 344
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