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Language on DisplayWriters, Fiction and Linguistic Culture in Post-Soviet Russia

Language on Display: Writers, Fiction and Linguistic Culture in Post-Soviet Russia

Ingunn Lunde

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474421560
eISBN:
9781474444842
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421560.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This volume spans a number of theoretical fields including language variation, language policy and literary stylistics and provides a coherent way of triangulating these fields by the introduction ... More

The Politics of Arabic in IsraelA Sociolinguistic Analysis

The Politics of Arabic in Israel: A Sociolinguistic Analysis

Camelia Suleiman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474420860
eISBN:
9781474435666
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420860.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Arabic became a minority language in Israel in 1948, as a result of the Palestinian exodus from their land that year. Although it remains an official language, along with Hebrew, Israel has made ... More

Bilingualism as Interactional Practices

Bilingualism as Interactional Practices

Joseph Gafaranga

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748675951
eISBN:
9781474430463
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748675951.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Research in code-switching, undertaken against the backdrop of very negative attitudes towards the concurrent use of two or more languages within the same conversation, has traditionally been geared ... More

ContactThe Interaction of Closely Related Linguistic Varieties and the History of English

Contact: The Interaction of Closely Related Linguistic Varieties and the History of English

Robert McColl Millar

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474409087
eISBN:
9781474426787
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474409087.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Contact discusses the ways in which linguistic contact between closely related varieties differs from contact between fully discrete varieties. Particular focus is given to the development of ... More

The Stylistics of Professional Discourse

The Stylistics of Professional Discourse

Martin Solly

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780748691692
eISBN:
9781474418546
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748691692.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Why are doctors’ prescriptions illegible and why is the language of the law considered impenetrable to outsiders? Need they be so? Is it more difficult for non-native speakers of English than native ... More

Language Planning as a Sociolinguistic ExperimentThe Case of Modern Norwegian

Language Planning as a Sociolinguistic Experiment: The Case of Modern Norwegian

Ernst Jahr

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748637829
eISBN:
9781474400855
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637829.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book conveys insights into the social and political motivations and driving forces behind Norwegian language planning. Norwegian language development from 1814 has, since Einar Haugen’s book ... More

Romani in BritainThe Afterlife of a Language

Romani in Britain: The Afterlife of a Language

Yaron Matras

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748639045
eISBN:
9780748671526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639045.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Romani is one of Britain's oldest and most established minority languages. Brought to the country by Romani immigrants from continental Europe in the sixteenth century or even earlier, it was spoken ... More

Language and Social Change in Central EuropeDiscourses on Policy, Identity and the German Language

Language and Social Change in Central Europe: Discourses on Policy, Identity and the German Language

Patrick Stevenson and Jenny Carl

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748635986
eISBN:
9780748671472
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635986.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book explores the dynamics of language and social change in central Europe. One of the outcomes of the profound social transformations that this region has witnessed since the Second World War ... More

Newfoundland and Labrador English

Newfoundland and Labrador English

Sandra Clarke

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748626168
eISBN:
9780748671519
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748626168.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This volume constitutes the first comprehensive overview of the variety of Canadian English spoken in Newfoundland and Labrador, long recognized as linguistically distinct within North America. It ... More

Irish English, Volume 1 - Northern Ireland

Irish English, Volume 1 - Northern Ireland

Karen Corrigan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748634286
eISBN:
9780748671441
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634286.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book focuses on the sociolinguistic consequences of historical contact between indigenous Irish peoples and newer English and Scottish settlers in what is now the territory of Northern Ireland ... More

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