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Ingunn Lunde

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9781474421560

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2018

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421560.001.0001

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Sociolinguistic Change and the Response of Literature

Sociolinguistic Change and the Response of Literature

(p.1) Introduction Sociolinguistic Change and the Response of Literature
Language on Display

Ingunn Lunde

Edinburgh University Press

This chapter presents the major topics and central research questions of the book. It introduces the concept of ‘sociolinguistic change’ and discusses the ways in which contemporary literature can be read as a response to the language situation in post-Soviet Russia. It also outlines the major linguistic issues subject to contestation and debate in post-perestroika Russia and presents a chapter overview of the book.

Keywords:   sociolinguistic change, Russian contemporary literature, language debates

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