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The life and death of Texas German

Author: Hans Christian Boas; American Dialect Society
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press for the American Dialect Society, 2009
Series: Publication of the American Dialect Society, no. 93; American Speech., Supplement ;, vol. 83
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hans Christian Boas; American Dialect Society
ISBN: 9780822367161 0822367165
OCLC Number: 488826878
Notes: German immigration to Texas. New Braunfels 1845/2000. Diglossia. The founding period 1845/50 : diglossia or standard-with-dialect?. German language domains 1850/90. German langauge domains 1890/1920. German language domains 1920/60 : diglossia English/Texas German. German language domains 1960/2000 : language Shift. Texas German in the Twenty-First Century . German sprachinseln around the world. Koineization : and new-dialect formation. Donor dialects of Texas German. Setting the stage for determining dialect-specific features in Texas German. Development of the vowel system. Consonants. Other phonological developments. Evaluation of phonological data. Case in German. Word order. Loss of preterite. Number. Gender. Language death. Why is Texas German dying?. Language attitudes and language maintenance
Description: 345 s
Contents: German immigration to Texas --
New Braunfels 1845/2000. Diglossia --
The founding period 1845/50 : diglossia or standard-with-dialect?. German language domains 1850/90. German langauge domains 1890/1920. German language domains 1920/60 : diglossia English/Texas German --
German language domains 1960/2000 : language Shift --
Texas German in the Twenty-First Century . German sprachinseln around the world --
Koineization : and new-dialect formation --
Donor dialects of Texas German --
Setting the stage for determining dialect-specific features in Texas German --
Development of the vowel system --
Consonants --
Other phonological developments --
Evaluation of phonological data --
Case in German --
Word order --
Loss of preterite --
Number --
Gender --
Language death --
Why is Texas German dying?. Language attitudes and language maintenance.
Series Title: Publication of the American Dialect Society, no. 93; American Speech., Supplement ;, vol. 83
Responsibility: Hans C. Boas

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