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Arabic in Modern Hebrew TextsThe Stylistics of Exophonic Writing

Arabic in Modern Hebrew Texts: The Stylistics of Exophonic Writing

Mohamed Ahmed

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474444439
eISBN:
9781474476713
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474444439.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

In the late 1950s, Iraqi Jews were either forced or chose to leave Iraq for Israel. Finding it impossible to continue writing in Arabic in Israel, many Iraqi Jewish novelists faced the literary ... More

Language Revitalisation in Gaelic ScotlandLinguistic Practice and Ideology

Language Revitalisation in Gaelic Scotland: Linguistic Practice and Ideology

Stuart Dunmore

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474443111
eISBN:
9781474476706
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474443111.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Situated within the interrelated disciplines of applied sociolinguistics and the sociology of language, this book explores the language use and attitudinal perceptions of a sample of 130 adults who ... More

Migrating MeaningsSharing Keywords in a Global World

Migrating Meanings: Sharing Keywords in a Global World

James W. Underhill, Mariarosaria Gianninoto, and Mariarosaria Gianninoto

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780748696949
eISBN:
9781474460170
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696949.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Exploring the roots of four keywords for our times: Europe, the citizen, the individual, and the people, Mariarosaria Gianninoto’s and James Underhill’s Migrating Meanings (2019) takes a broad view ... More

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

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