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The Multilingual internet : language, culture and communication online

Author: Susan C Herring; Brenda Danet
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, ©2007.
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Two thirds of global Internet users are non-English speakers. Despite this, most scholarly literature on the Internet and computer-mediated-communication (CMC) focuses exclusively on English. This is  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan C Herring; Brenda Danet
ISBN: 9780195304794 0195304799
OCLC Number: 803913465
Description: xvi, 443 p. : il. ; 24 cm
Contents: Chapter 1: Introduction: Welcome to the Multilingual Internet: Brenda Danet and Susan C. Herring: Part I: Writing Systems and the InternetChapter 2: "A Funky Language for Teenzz to Use:" Representing Gulf Arabic in Instant Messaging: David Palfreyman and Muhamed Al Khalil: Chapter 3: The Multilingual and Multi-Orthnographic Taiwan-Based Internet: Creative Uses of Writing Systems on College Affiliated BBSs: Hsi-Yao Su: Chapter 4: Neography: Unconventional Spelling in French SMS Text Messages: Jacques Anis: Chapter 5: "It's all Greeklish to me!:" Linguistic and Sociocultural Perspectives on Roman-alphabeted Greek in Asynchronous Computer-Mediated Communication: Theodora Tseliga: Chapter 6: Greeklish and Greekness: Trends and Discourses of "Glocalness": Dimitris Koutsogiannis and Bessie Mitsikopoulou: Part II: Linguistic Discourse Features of Internet Communication in Languages Other than EnglishChapter 7: Linguistic Innovations and Interactional Features of Japanese BBS Communication: Yukiko Nishimura: Chapter 8: Linguistic Features of Email and ICQ Instant Messaging in Hong Kong: Carmen K. M. Lee: Chapter 9: Can Machine Translation Enhance the Status of Catalan versus Spanish in Online Academic Forums?: Salvador Climent, Joaquim Mor='e, Antoni Oliver, M='iriam Salvatierra, Imma Sanchez, and Mariona Taul=e: Part III: Gender and CultureChapter 10: Gender and Turn Allocation in a Thai Chat Room: Siriporn Panyametheekul and Susan C. Herring: Chapter 11: Breaking Conversational Norms of a Portuguese Users Network: Men as Adjudicators of Politeness?: Sandi Michele de Oliveira: Chapter 12: Kaomoji and Expressivity in a Japanese Housewives' Chatroom: Hirofumi Katsuno and Christine Yano: Part IV: Language Choice and Code-switchingChapter 13: Language Choice Online: Globalization and Identity in Egypt: Mark Warschauer, Ghada R. El Said, and Ayman Zohry: Chapter 14: Language Choice on a Swiss Mailing List: Mercedes Durham: Chapter 15: Language Choice and Code-Switching in German-Based Diasporic Web Forums: Jannis Androutsopoulos: Chapter 16: Anyone Speak Swedish? Tolerance for Language Shifting in Graphical Multi-User Virtual Environments: Ann-Sofie Axelsson, Asa Abelin, and Ralph Schroeder: Part V: Broader Perspectives: Language DiversityChapter 17: The European Union in Cyberspace: Democratic Participation via Online Multilingual Discussion Boards: Ruth Wodak and Scott Wright: Chapter 18: How Much Multilingualism? Language Diversity on the Internet: John C. Paolillo: Index
Responsibility: edited by Brenda Danet, Susan C. Herring.


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