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- Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 84.00
This book documents the lesser-known varieties of English which have been overlooked and understudied within the canon of English linguistics. more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1997; US$ 180.00
The two volumes of Englishes around the World present high-quality original research papers written in honour of Manfred Görlach, founder and editor of the journal English World-Wide and the book series Varieties of English Around the World . The papers thematically focus on the field that Manfred Görlach has helped to build and shape. Volume... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1997; US$ 195.00
The two volumes of Englishes around the World present high-quality original research papers written in honour of Manfred Görlach, founder and editor of the journal English World-Wide and the book series Varieties of English Around the World . The papers thematically focus on the field that Manfred Görlach has helped to build and shape.... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1996; US$ 195.00
This volume presents fifteen original research papers by renowned specialists in their respective fields. A variety of research traditions are included, such as dialect geography and sociolinguistics, but also smaller sub-fields such as the study of slang and perceptual dialectology. Varieties studied include the South, the Eastern Seaboard, the Middle... more...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 420.00
This volume gives a detailed overview of the varieties of English spoken in the Americas and the Caribbean, including regional, social and ethnic dialects (such as Southern US, Canadian or Chicano English) as well as Caribbean creoles from the Bahamas to Suriname. The chapters, written by widely acclaimed specialists, provide concise and... more...
- SAGE Publications 1996; US$ 57.00
The chapters in this innovative book introduce the quantitative analysis of linguistic survey data with specific reference to the Linguistic Atlas of the Middle and South Atlantic States ( LAMSAS ). Topics covered include: the relation of sociolinguistics to the original conception of LAMSAS ; the adaptation of LAMSAS to the needs of computerization... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2001; US$ 200.00
Basic notions in the field of creole studies, including the category of “creole languages” itself, have been questioned in recent years: Can creoles be defined on structural or on purely sociohistorical grounds? Can creolization be understood as a graded process, possibly resulting in different degrees of “radicalness” and intermediate... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1984; US$ 143.00
After the growth of English and American dialectology since the 1930?s and the expansion of sociolinguistics since the 1960?s, the study of ?world English? has emerged in recent years to join these other disciplines. This bibliography is intended to reflect what has been achieved in this area and to serve as an indispensible research tool for further... more...