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Mon Dec 17 2012

Books: The Mouton World Atlas of Variation in English: Kortmann, Lunkenheimer (Eds)

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Date: 14-Dec-2012
From: Linda Steglich <linda.steglichdegruyter.com>
Subject: The Mouton World Atlas of Variation in English: Kortmann, Lunkenheimer (Eds)
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Title: The Mouton World Atlas of Variation in EnglishPublication Year: 2012Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton http://www.degruyter.com/mouton

Book URL: http://www.degruyter.com/view/product/181631?format=G

Editor: Bernd KortmannEditor: Kerstin Lunkenheimer

Electronic: ISBN: 9783110280128 Pages: 946 Price: Europe EURO 299.95Hardback: ISBN: 9783110279887 Pages: 946 Price: Europe EURO 299.95

Abstract:

'The Mouton World Atlas of Variation in English (WAVE)' presents grammaticalvariation in spontaneous spoken English, mapping 235 features in 48 varietiesof English (traditional dialects, high-contact mother tongue Englishes, andindiginized second-language Englishes) and 26 English-based Pidgins andCreoles in eight Anglophone world regions (Africa, Asia, Australia, BritishIsles, the Caribbean, North America, the Pacific, and the South Atlantic). Theanalyses of the 74 varieties are based on descriptive materials, naturalisticcorpus data, and native speaker knowledge.



Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

Written In: English (eng)

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