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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Guy, Gregory R.
Towards a Social Science of Language : Papers in honor of William Labov. Volume 1: Variation and change in language and society.
Amsterdam/Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing Company, ©1996
|Named Person:||William Labov; William Labov|
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Gregory R Guy; Crawford Feagin; Deborah Schiffrin; John Baugh
|ISBN:||9789027276292 9027276293 1283312611 9781283312615|
|Description:||1 online resource (454 pages)|
|Contents:||TOWARDS A SOCIAL SCIENCE OF LANGUAGE; Editorial page; Title page; Copyright page; Table of contents; Preface; Foreword; I. The Social Organization of Variation and Change; Dialect Typology: Isolation, Social Network and Phonological Structure; Dialectand Style in the Speech of Upper Class Philadelphia; (ay) Goes to the City Exploring the expressive use of variation; SocialClass and Language Variation in Bilingual Speech Communities; "Why do women do this?" Sex and Gender Differences in Speech; Interactional Conditioning of Linguistic Heterogeneity; Peaksand Glides in Southern States Short-a. Denasalization of the Velar Nasal in Tokyo Japanese: Observations in Real TimeII. The Linguistic Structure of Variation and Change; Variation and Drift: Loss of Agreement in Germanic; Turning Different at the Turn of the Century: 19th Century Brazilian Portuguese; Form and Function in Linguistic Variation; The History of the Ancient Hebrew Modal System and Labov's Rule of Compensatory Structural Change; Phonetic Evidence for the Evolution of Lexical Classes: The Case of a Montreal French Vowel Shift; Phonological Rule Set Complexity in a Very Large Vocabulary Word Recognition System. III. African-American Varieties of EnglishThe Origins of Variation in Guyanese; The Urbanization of Creole Phonology: Variation and Change in Jamaican (KYA); CopulaVariabilityin Jamaican Creole and African American Vernacular English: A Reanalysis of DeCamp's Texts; Contraction and Deletion in African American Vernacular English: Creole History and Relationship to Euro-American English; Dimensions of a Theory of Econolinguistics; William Labov: A Bibliography; Index.|
|Other Titles:||Variation and change in language and society|