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  • Variedades de la lengua española

    1st Edition

    By Francisco Moreno-Fernández

    Variedades de la lengua española ofrece un panorama general de la variación dialectal y sociolingüística en el espacio hispanohablante, presentado por uno de los más prestigiosos expertos en la materia. La lectura de este manual permitirá a los lectores familiarizarse con los rasgos que…

    Paperback – 2019-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Introductions to Spanish Language and Linguistics

  • Standardization as Sociolinguistic Change

    A Transversal Study of Three Traditional Dialect Areas, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marie Maegaard, Malene Monka, Kristine Køhler Mortensen, Andreas Candefors Stæhr

    This volume seeks to extend and expand our current understanding of the processes of language standardization, drawing on both quantitative and qualitative approaches to examine how linguistic variation plays out in various ways in everyday life in Denmark. The book compares linguistic variation…

    Hardback – 2019-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Language Change

  • Language variation and change in social networks

    A bipartite approach, 1st Edition

    By Robin Dodsworth, Richard A. Benton

    This monograph takes up recent advances in social network methods in sociology, together with data on economic segregation, in order to build a quantitative analysis of the class and network effects implicated in vowel change in a Southern American city. Studies of sociolinguistic variation in…

    Hardback – 2019-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Language Change

  • The Pluricentricity Debate

    On Austrian German and other Germanic Standard Varieties, 1st Edition

    By Stefan Dollinger

    This book unpacks a 30-year debate about the pluricentricity of German. It examines the concept of pluricentricity, an idea implicit to the study of World Englishes, which expressly allows for national standard varieties, and the notion of "pluri-areality," which seeks to challenge the former.…

    Hardback – 2019-06-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Linguistics

  • Standard Basque and Its Dialects

    1st Edition

    By Koldo Zuazo

    The origins of Basque dialects, a highly disputed area of research in Basque studies, are examined. The author, the foremost expert on Basque dialects, traces their emergence to medieval times, using: a) the profusion of features common to all dialects: b) the large number of innovations common to…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge

  • Southern Min

    Comparative Phonology and Subgrouping, 1st Edition

    By Bit-Chee Kwok

    Southern Mǐn refers to a group of Chinese dialects spoken mainly in Southeast China and Taiwan. This group occupies a special position in the study of Chinese dialects, not only because of its large population of speakers (around 48 million) but also because of its preservation of various archaic…

    Hardback – 2018-02-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in East Asian Linguistics

  • Cockney Past and Present

    A Short History of the Dialect of London, 1st Edition

    By William Matthews

    Although Cockney can be considered to be one of the most important non-standard forms of English, there had been little to no scholarly attention on the dialect prior to William Matthews’s 1938 volume Cockney Past and Present. Matthews traced the course of the speech of London from the sixteenth…

    Paperback – 2017-02-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The English Language

  • The Phonology of a South Durham Dialect

    Descriptive, Historical, and Comparative, 1st Edition

    By Harold Orton

    This book, first published in 1933, examines the dialect of the people of Byers Green in County Durham. Orton explores the possible reasons behind why the dialect has signs of external influences, and the ways in which it differs to the dialects of other populations in County Durham. This title…

    Paperback – 2017-02-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The English Language

  • Questions of Intonation

    1st Edition

    By Gillian Brown, Karen L. Currie, Joanne Kenworthy

    First published in 1980, this book questions many of the assumptions that have accumulated around the subject of intonation as it occurs in spontaneous speech, as well as texts read aloud. The book suggests alternative ways of examining the subject and primarily uses data derived from Edinburgh…

    Paperback – 2017-02-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The English Language

  • Word Maps

    A Dialect Atlas of English, 1st Edition

    By Clive Upton, John Widdowson, Stewert Sanderson

    The maps presented in this volume, first published in 1987, are based on the material of the Survey of English Dialects which was collected from over 300 localities between 1948 and 1961. The 200 word and sound maps included in this title will lead the reader into the fascinating world of the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The English Language

  • Listeners' Guide to Medieval English

    A Discography, 1st Edition

    By Betsy Bowden

    From the middle of the twentieth century, dozens of medievalists and other performers have recorded early English. Many educational institutions already own sound recordings of English before 1500, or may wish to purchase the most useful ones available. This discography aims to assist teachers,…

    Paperback – 2017-02-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The English Language

  • Global English Slang

    Methodologies and Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Julie Coleman

    Global English Slang brings together nineteen key international experts and provides a timely and essential overview of English slang around the world today. The book illustrates the application of a range of different methodologies to the study of slang and demonstrates the interconnection…

    Paperback – 2014-01-09
    Routledge

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