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Wed Dec 18 2013

Books: Perspectives on Maltese Linguistics: Borg, Caruana, Vella (Eds)

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Date: 18-Dec-2013
From: Linda Steglich <linda.steglichdegruyter.com>
Subject: Perspectives on Maltese Linguistics: Borg, Caruana, Vella (Eds)
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Title: Perspectives on Maltese Linguistics Series Title: De Gruyter Akademie Studia Typologica 14 Published: 2013 Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
                http://www.degruyter.com/mouton

Book URL: http://www.degruyter.com/view/product/229063?format=G

Editor: Albert Borg Editor: Sandro Caruana Editor: Alexandra Vella Electronic: ISBN: 9783050065144 Pages: 354 Price: Europe EURO 128.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9783050062754 Pages: 354 Price: Europe EURO 128.00
Abstract:

The contributions included in this collection present different perspectives on various aspects of Maltese Linguistics, thereby enriching a field which has been attracting considerably greater interest in recent years than was the case in the past. The papers focus on the Maltese language itself as well as on Maltese in relation to other languages. They provide a picture of Maltese mainly from a synchronic perspective, descriptions ranging from in-depth analyses of morphological and syntactic features to contributions on the lexicon, corpus linguistics and sociolinguistics. A number of papers dealing with diachronic considerations are also included. The topics dealt with in this volume show not only that Maltese is the object of research from a variety of perspectives but also that scholars with diverse backgrounds and of different nationalities are studying this language, thus providing an enriching body of knowledge, including findings of interest to general linguistics and various other fields in the humanities.

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Maltese (mlt)
Written In: English (eng)

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