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Vowel Length From Latin to Romance

By Michele Loporcaro

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Letter Writing and Language Change

Edited By Anita Auer, Daniel Schreier, and Richard J. Watts

This book "challenges the assumption that there is only one 'legitimate' and homogenous form of English or of any other language" and "supports the view of different/alternative histories of the English language and will appeal to readers who are skeptical of 'standard' language ideology."


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Title: Gender and the Language Religion
Edited By: Allyson Jule
Description:

This book contributes to an understanding of the complex relationship of
gender and language alongside religion and religious life as experienced by
various religious groups around the world. The intention is to put forward
current studies in the field of linguistics and explore how gender and
various religions intersect with language use. The universal and diverse
experience of religion provides for this unique collection of papers
concerning the use of language in religious liturgy, in religious
communities, and in interaction with identity. As such, the book will
attract students and researchers in discourse, gender studies and religious
studies.

Publication Year: 2005
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Sociolinguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1403948623
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 296
Prices: U.K. £ 50.00