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Defining creole

Author: John H McWhorter
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Gathers articles on creole languages and their origins, by John H McWhorter, a unique and often controversial scholar in the field. This book is of interest to scholars and students of creole and pidgin studies, andlingustics more broadly.
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Genre/Form: Ressources Internet
Livre électronique (Descripteur de forme)
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
McWhorter, John H.
Defining creole.
New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2005
(DLC) 2003061045
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John H McWhorter
ISBN: 9786610534029 6610534020
OCLC Number: 300414825
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 3 oct. 2008).
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (viii, 435 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Part I : Is There Such a Thing as a Creole?; 1. Defining "Creole" as a Synchronic Term; 2. The World's Simplest Grammars Are Creole Grammars; 3. The Rest of the Story : Restoring Pidginization to Creole Genesis Theory; 4. Saramaccan and Haitian as Young Grammars : The Pitfalls of Syntactocentrism in Creole Genesis Research; 5. The Founder Principle versus the Creole Prototype : Squaring Theory with Data; Part II : Is Creole Change Different from Language Change in Older Languages?; 6. Looking into the Void : Zero Copula in the CreoleMesolect.
Responsibility: John H. McWhorter.
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Gathers articles on creole languages and their origins, by John H McWhorter, a unique and often controversial scholar in the field. This book is of interest to scholars and students of creole and pidgin studies, andlingustics more broadly.

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