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Newfoundland and Labrador English

Sandra Clarke

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748626168
eISBN:
9780748671519
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748626168.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This volume constitutes the first comprehensive overview of the variety of Canadian English spoken in Newfoundland and Labrador, long recognized as linguistically distinct within North America. It ... More


Cultural Processes and Linguistic Mediations: Pacific Explorations

Miki Makihara and Bambi B. Schieffelin

in Consequences of Contact: Language Ideologies and Sociocultural Transformations in Pacific Societies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195324983
eISBN:
9780199869398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195324983.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter argues that language ideologies and practices mediate consequences of cultural contact over time. Focusing on the Pacific, from Rapa Nui to West Papua, it highlights complex histories ... More


Demon Language: The Otherness of Indonesian in a Papuan Community

Rupert Stasch

in Consequences of Contact: Language Ideologies and Sociocultural Transformations in Pacific Societies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195324983
eISBN:
9780199869398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195324983.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter charts an ideology of linguistic difference, shaping how Korowai of West Papua have evaluated Indonesian over the first quarter-century of their contact with it. Their naming of this ... More


Vocabulary and discourse features

Sandra Clarke and Andrew Erskine

in Newfoundland and Labrador English

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748626168
eISBN:
9780748671519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748626168.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Despite some lexical similarities with the neighbouring Maritime Provinces of Canada, Newfoundland English has a sufficiently distinctive lexicon to have merited its own dictionary. Chapter 4 ... More


Busy Intersections: A Framework for Revitalization

G. Tucker Childs

in Africa's Endangered Languages: Documentary and Theoretical Approaches

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190256340
eISBN:
9780190256364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190256340.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter reports on the applicability of a pedagogical model for use in West Africa that is drawn from adult literacy practices in the United States. It proposes bridging the gaps between ... More


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