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The variability of current world Englishes

Author: Eugene Green; Charles F Meyer; International Society for the Linguistics of English. Conference
Publisher: Berlin : De Gruyter Mouton, [2014]
Series: Topics in English linguistics, v. 87.1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book explores through fresh detail and approaches unanticipated, heterogeneous dispersions of the English language world-wide. Through data collection, comparative analysis, and typological  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Additional Physical Format: (GyWOH)har145015663
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eugene Green; Charles F Meyer; International Society for the Linguistics of English. Conference
ISBN: 9783110339673 3110339676
OCLC Number: 886294170
Notes: "[Seven chapters derived from] the second meeting of the International Society for the Linguistics of English, June 17-21, 2011 in Boston, Massachusetts."--Foreword.
Description: viii, 287 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part 1 Methodological issues in distinguishing varieties --
New Englishes and the emergence of the unmarked / Caroline R. Wiltshire Wiltshire, Caroline R. 13 --
Methodological choices in language variation analysis / Kirk Hazen Hazen, Kirk 41 --
Globalisation and the transnational impact of non-standard varieties / Christian Mair Mair, Christian 65 --
The circle of English: an exploration of the "core" and "periphery" of world Englishes / Gerald Nelson Nelson, Gerald 99 --
Part 2 Studies of features in particular contexts --
A robust, Living substratum: contact and sociolinguistic factors in the evolution of a variety of Black English in Kimberley, South Africa / Rajend Mesthrie Mesthrie, Rajend 127 --
Got in Singapore English / Zhiming Bao Bao, Zhiming 147 --
Diasporic mixing of World Englishes: the case of Jamaican Creole in Toronto / Lars Hinrichs Hinrichs, Lars 169 --
System and society in the evolution of change: the view from Canada / Sali A. Tagliamonte Tagliamonte, Sali A. 199 --
A diachronic study of pseudo-titles and related appositives in the press reportage of British and American newspapers / Charles F. Meyer Meyer, Charles F. 239 --
The Diffusion of I need you to + infinitive in world Englishes / Eugene Green Green, Eugene 257.
Series Title: Topics in English linguistics, v. 87.1.
Responsibility: edited by Eugene Green and Charles F. Meyer.

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