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Society for Pidgin and Creole Linguistics

Overview
Works: 6 works in 29 publications in 1 language and 3,308 library holdings
Genres: Conference proceedings  Handbooks and manuals 
Classifications: PM7802, 417.22
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Society for Pidgin and Creole Linguistics
The structure and status of pidgins and creoles : including selected papers from the meetings of the Society for Pidgin and Creole Linguistics( Book )

10 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Destined to become a landmark work, this book is devoted principally to a reassessment of the content, categories, boundaries, and basic assumptions of pidgin and creole studies. It includes revised and elaborated papers from meetings of the Society for Pidgin and Creole Linguistics in addition to commissioned papers from leading scholars in the field. As a group, the papers undertake this reassessment through a reevaluation of pidgin/creole terminology and contact language typology (Section One); a requestioning of process and evolution in pidginization, creolization, and other language contact phenomena (Section Two); a reinterpretation of the sources and genesis of grammatical aspects of Saramaccan and Atlantic creoles in general (Section Three); a reconsideration of the status of languages defying received definitions of pidgins and creoles (Section Four); and analyses of aspects of grammar that shed light on the issue of what a possible creole grammar is (Section Five)
Atlantic meets Pacific : a global view of Pidginization and Creolization ; elected papers from the Society for Pidgin and Creole Linguistics) by Francis Byrne( Book )

8 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For review see: Peter Bakker, in New West Indian Guide / Nieuwe West-Indische Gids, vol. 70, no. 1 & 2 (1996); p. 190-192
Language change and language contact in pidgins and creoles by John H McWhorter( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book collects a selection of fifteen papers presented at three meetings of the Society for Pidgin and Creole Linguistics in 1996 and 1997. The focus is on papers which approach issues in creole studies with novel perspectives, address understudied pidgin and creole varieties, or compellingly argue for controversial positions. The papers demonstrate how pidgins and creoles shed light on issues such as verb movement, contact-induced language change and its gradations, discourse management via tense-aspect particles, language genesis, substratal transfer, and Universal Grammar, and cover a w
Meeting handbook : Linguistic Society of America( Book )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Creoles, contact, and language change : linguistics and social implications( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

68th Annual meeting : Abstracts and programme( )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
SPCL

Languages
English (29)

Covers
Atlantic meets Pacific : a global view of Pidginization and Creolization ; elected papers from the Society for Pidgin and Creole Linguistics)Language change and language contact in pidgins and creolesCreoles, contact, and language change : linguistics and social implications