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LINGUIST List 23.3730

Thu Sep 06 2012

Books: Multilingual Individuals and Multilingual Societies: Braunmüller, Gabriel (Eds)

Editor for this issue: Danniella Hornby <daniellalinguistlist.org>

Date: 05-Sep-2012
From: Paul Peranteau <paulbenjamins.com>
Subject: Multilingual Individuals and Multilingual Societies: Braunmüller, Gabriel (Eds)
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Title: Multilingual Individuals and Multilingual Societies
Series Title: Hamburg Studies on Multilingualism 13
Published: 2012
Publisher: John Benjamins
                http://www.benjamins.com/

Book URL: http://benjamins.com/catalog/hsm.13

Editor: Kurt Braunmüller
Editor: Christoph Gabriel
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027273499 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 113.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027273499 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 75.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027273499 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 63.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027219336 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 79.50
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027219336 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 75.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027219336 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 113.00
Abstract:

The 25 contributions of this volume represent a selection from the more than 120 papers originally presented at the International Conference on "Multilingual Individuals and Multilingual Societies" (MIMS), held in Hamburg (October 2010) and organized by the Collaborative Research Center "Multilingualism" after twelve years of successful research. It presents a panorama of contemporary research in multilingualism covering three fields of investigation: (1) the simultaneous and successive acquisition of more than one language, including language attrition in multilingual settings, (2) historical aspects of multilingualism and variance, and (3) multilingual communication. The papers cover a vast variety of linguistic phenomena including morphology, syntax, segmental and prosodic phonology as well as discourse production and language use, taking both individual and societal aspects of multilingualism into account. The languages addressed include numerous Romance, Slavic and Germanic varieties as well as Welsh, Hungarian, Turkish, and several South African autochthonous languages.

Linguistic Field(s): Bi- & Multilingualism
                            Sociolinguistics

Written In: English (eng)

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