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Title: Narrative Development in a Multilingual Context
Series Title: Studies in Bilingualism 23
Description:

This collection comprises cross-linguistic research on narrative development in various multilingual settings in the world. In a state of the art introduction the editors present a summary of conducted research on bilingual narrative development. Three main sections each with a different geographical focus follow this: bilingual narrative construction in
Northern Europe; bilingual narrative development in Western Europe; and bilingual narrative development outside of Europe. Finally the volume closes with a cross-linguistic perspective on narrative development in multilingual contexts by Ruth Berman.

Contributions by: Ludo Verhoeven & Sven StrC6mqvist; Elizabeth Lanza;
Ingvild Nistov; Cke Viberg; Sally Boyd & Kers in NauclC)r; Carol W. Pfaff;
Mehmet-Ali Akinci, Harrie Jisa & Sophie Kern; Jeroen Aarssen; Petra Bos;
Ria Severing & Ludo Verhoeven; Judy Kupersmitt & Ruth A. Berman; Dorit
Kaufman; Anat Stavans; Barbara Zurer Pearson; Judy Reilly; Ruth A. Berman.

Publication Year: 2001
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Sociolinguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1588110982
ISBN-13: 9781588110985
Pages: 431
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