Studying Dialect

Studying Dialect

Author: Rob Penhallurick

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781350308114

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 372

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This book provides an accessible yet comprehensive introduction to the study of the dialects of English as they are spoken around the world, from the earliest dialect dictionaries of the sixteenth century to contemporary research emerging from the field of geolinguistics. Organised into ten thematic chapters, it explores and evaluates the methods and purposes of each approach to the study of dialectal variation, with full explanations of technical terms throughout. Illuminating one of the most productive fields of interest in language study, this compelling book is essential reading for students of dialect and regional difference in English.
Language and a Sense of Place
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Chris Montgomery, Emma Moore
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-05-25 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Place has always been central to studies of language, variation and change. Since the eighteenth century, dialectologists have been mapping language features according to boundaries - both physical and institutional. In the twentieth century, variationist sociolinguists developed techniques to correlate language use with speakers' orientations to place. More recently, perceptual
Language, Borders and Identity
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Dominic Watt
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-10-12 - Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

Identifying and examining political, socio-psychological and symbolic borders, Language, Borders and Identity encompasses a broad, geographically diverse spectrum of border contexts, taking a multi-disciplinary approach by combining sociolinguistics resea
Language Regard
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Betsy E. Evans, Erica J. Benson, James Stanford
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-01-31 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Bringing together a team of renowned international scholars, this volume provides a wide-ranging collection of historical and state-of-the-art perspectives on language regard, particularly in the context of language variation and language change, and importantly, highlights the range of new methodologies being used by linguists to explore and evaluate it. The
Studying Dialect
Language: en
Pages: 372
Authors: Rob Penhallurick
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-02-22 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

This book provides an accessible yet comprehensive introduction to the study of the dialects of English as they are spoken around the world, from the earliest dialect dictionaries of the sixteenth century to contemporary research emerging from the field of geolinguistics. Organised into ten thematic chapters, it explores and evaluates
Researching Northern English
Language: en
Pages: 483
Authors: Raymond Hickey
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-12-15 - Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing Company

Northern English has become the focus of intensive research in the past decade or so, following on a series of dedicated conferences. The present book brings together leading-edge contributions on various aspects of language use, variation and change in the North of England. The volume covers the history of English