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It's Been Said Before

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Title: Proceedings of Methods XIV
Subtitle: Papers from the Fourteenth International Conference on Methods in Dialectology, 2011
Edited By: Alena Barysevich
Alexandra D'Arcy
David Heap
Series Title: Bamberger Beiträge zur Englischen Sprachwissenschaft / Bamberg Studies in English Linguistics

This volume of papers from the 14th International Conference on Methods in Dialectology, held at the University of Western Ontario (Canada), 2 to 6 August 2011, brings together recent methodological innovations and current research on the study of dialects and language variation. The research contributions are authored by a range of new and established scholars from different countries working on a number of languages and language varieties. The volume is divided into sections dealing with phonetics and phonology, morphology and syntax, ethnicity and identity, dialect cartography, methods, techniques as well as variation and change.

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Peter Lang AG
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783631643778
Pages: 348
Prices: U.S. $ 72.95
U.K. £ 45.00
Europe EURO 56.00