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Small-language fates and prospects : lessons of persistence and change from endangered languages : collected essays

Author: Nancy C Dorian
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2014]
Series: Brill's studies in language, cognition and culture, 6.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy C Dorian
ISBN: 9789004230514 9004230513 9004261931 9789004261938
OCLC Number: 870147432
Description: xiii, 476 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Grammatical change in a dying dialect --
The fate of morphological complexity in Scottish Gaelic language death : evidence from East Sutherland Gaelic --
Making do with less : some surprises along the language death proficiency continuum --
Negative borrowing in an indigenous language shift to the dominant national language --
The problem of the semi-speaker in language death --
Language shift in community and individual : the phenomenon of the laggard semi-speaker --
Defining the speech community to include its working margins --
Abrupt transmission failure in obsolescing languages : how sudden the "tip" to the dominant language in communities : how far do community evaluations and linguists' evaluations agree? --
Linguistic lag as an ethnic marker --
Language loss and maintenance in language contact situations --
The value of language-maintenance efforts which are unlikely to succeed --
The ambiguous arithmetic of language maintenance and revitalization --
Purism vs. compromise in language revitalization and language revival --
Western language ideologies and small-language prospects --
Bi- and multilingualism in minority and endangered languages --
Stylistic variation in a language restricted to private-sphere use --
Telling the monolinguals from the bilinguals : unrealistic code choices in direct quotations within Scottish Gaelic narratives --
Celebrations : in praise of the particular voices of languages at risk --
Gathering language data in terminal speech communities --
Surprises in Sutherland : linguistic variability amidst social uniformity --
Documentation and responsibility --
The private and the public in language documentation and revitalization.
Series Title: Brill's studies in language, cognition and culture, 6.
Responsibility: by Nancy C. Dorian.

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