LINGUIST List 28.4561

Tue Oct 31 2017

Books: Identity and Dialect Performance: Bassiouney (ed.)

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Date: 03-Oct-2017
From: Ffion Evans <Ffion.Evanstandf.co.uk>
Subject: Identity and Dialect Performance: Bassiouney (ed.)
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Title: Identity and Dialect Performance
Subtitle: A Study of Communities and Dialects
Series Title: Routledge Studies in Language and Identity
Published: 2017
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
                http://www.routledge.com/

Book URL: https://www.routledge.com/p/book/9781138241787?utm_source=Routledge&utm_medium=cms&utm_campaign=171010386

Editor: Reem Bassiouney
Paperback: ISBN: 9781138241787 Pages: 388 Price: U.K. £ 29.99
Abstract:

This book discusses the relation between identity and dialects. It starts from the assumption that the use of dialect is not just a product of social and demographic factors, but can also be an intentional performance of identity. Dialect performance is related to identity construction and in a highly globalised world, the linguistic repertoire has increased rapidly, thereby changing our conventional assumptions about dialects and their usage. The key outstanding feature of this book is that it spans an extensive range of communities and dialects; Italy, Hong Kong, Morocco, Egypt, Syria, Japan, Germany, The Sudan, The Netherlands, Nigeria, Spain, US, UK, French Guiana, Columbia and Libya.

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics

Written In: English (eng)

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