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The contest of language before and beyond nationalism

The contest of language before and beyond nationalism

Author: W Martin Bloomer
Publisher: Notre Dame (Ind.) : University of Notre Dame Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

These essays, written by scholars from diverse disciplines and perspectives, consider various present-day and historical efforts to make a language dominant through textual and literary means.  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W Martin Bloomer
ISBN: 0268021910 9780268021917
OCLC Number: 470580866
Notes: Notes bibliogr.
Description: 1 v. (274 p.) ; 23 cm
Contents: Latin vs. Italian: the linguistic crisis of the early Italian renaissance / Theodore J. Cachey, Jr --
Persistence of Syriac / Joseph Amar --
Dthaigh and Dchas in sixteenth-century Ireland / Peter McQuillan --
Language and imperial ideology in late antiquity and early Islam / Dimitri Gutas --
Till some person attain to the universal monarchy: seventeenth-century language technologies and what they say / Haun Saussy --
Nationalism without linguism: tolerating chinese variants / Susan D. Blum --
Whose language is it anyway? The Irish and the English language / Tony Crowley --
Speaking in Glossai: dialect choice and cultural politics in Hellenistic poetry / Richard Hunter --
Marble Latin: encounters with the timeless language / W. Martin Bloomer --
Dumbness & eloquence: a note on English as we write it in Ireland / Seamus Deane --
Afterword. philosophy and its languages: a philosopher's reflections on the rise of english as the universal academic language / Vittorio Hsle.
Responsibility: edited by W. Martin Bloomer.
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