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Query Details


Query Subject:   Ph.D. programs
Author:   Richard Epstein
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Linguistic LingField(s):  Ling & Literature

Query:   A graduate student (Masters' candidate) in one of my Linguistics
courses is thinking of pursuing a Ph.D. in the areas of stylistics
and/or literary pragmatics. She would like to know what
Ph.D. programs are out there which have specializations in the
application of linguistic concepts to the analysis of literary texts.
Her main interest is English literature, so I assume the most
appropriate sort of program for her will turn out to be in an English
department (rather than in a Linguistics dept.), but any suggestions
would be appreciated. She's willing to relocate pretty much anywhere
in the US, but would prefer to remain in the country.

Please reply to me directly.

Thank you very much,
Rich Epstein.






Thu, 1 May 1997 16:43:13 GMT0BST
B.W.S. YEUNG
lnp6bwsy@lucs-02.novell.leeds.ac.uk
sound changes in cantonese




I am wondering if anybody in this list has information about the
sound changes in Cantonese. Any references relating to
socilinguistics factors on tonal changes will be
appreciated. Please send mails to lnp6bwsy@leeds.ac.uk

Thank you in advance
Stephanie Yeung






Fri, 2 May 1997 14:49:13 -0400 (EDT)
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Carribean English Creole



Does anyone know:

1. Where tape recorded and/or downloadable samples of the above
can be obtained?

2. Of any developing/pre-existing speech archive of the same
resides?
LL Issue: 8.653
Date posted: 03-May-1997



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