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The multilingual internet : language, culture, and communication online

Author: Brenda Danet; Susan C Herring
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brenda Danet; Susan C Herring
ISBN: 9780195304794 0195304799 9780195304800 0195304802
OCLC Number: 894996322
Notes: OverviewDescriptionTable of ContentsReviews and Awards The Multilingual Internet Language, Culture, and Communication Online Edited by Brenda Danet and Susan C. HerringTable of Contents Chapter 1: Introduction: Welcome to the Multilingual Internet. Brenda Danet and Susan C. Herring Part I: Writing Systems and the Internet Chapter 2: "A Funky Language for Teenzz to Use:" Representing Gulf Arabic in Instant Messaging. David Palfreyman and Muhamed Al Khalil 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 Chapter 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 Sánchez, and Mariona Taul=e
Part III: Gender and Culture Chapter 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-Switiching Chapter 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, Åsa Abelin, and Ralph Schroeder Part V: Broader Perspectives: Language Diversity Chapter 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
Description: xvi, 443 s. : illustrations
Responsibility: edited by Brenda Danet and Susan C. Herring


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