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A New Typology of Language Contact

John McWhorter

in Language Interrupted: Signs of Non-Native Acquisition in Standard Language Grammars

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195309805
eISBN:
9780199788378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309805.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter reiterates the qualitative differences in overall structural complexity between the five languages considered in the book and their sister languages, and states that these differences ... More


The Dutch in Seventeenth-Century Senegambia and the Emergence of Papiamentu

BART JACOBS

in Brokers of Change: Atlantic Commerce and Cultures in Pre-Colonial Western Africa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265208
eISBN:
9780191754180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265208.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter explores the presence of the first Dutch West India Company (WIC) in 17th-century Senegambia, particularly in the Petite Côte region. The WIC's activity in this part of Upper Guinea is ... More


Concert Treasures

Williams Martin

in Jazz Changes

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195083491
eISBN:
9780199853205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195083491.003.0047
Subject:
Music, Popular

By the 1920s, jazz music was being recorded more or less regularly. And if those who heard the past legendary musicians claim that the records by Fletcher Henderson or King Oliver or Bix Beiderbecke ... More


Catholics, Creoles, and the Redefinition of Race in New Orleans

James B. Bennett

in Race, Nation, and Religion in the Americas

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195149180
eISBN:
9780199835386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195149181.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This essay traces the role of Catholicism in the shifting racial identity of Creoles of color in New Orleans in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The implementation of racially ... More


The Passage of Literature: Genealogies of Modernism in Conrad, Rhys, and Pramoedya

Christopher GoGwilt

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199751624
eISBN:
9780199866199
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751624.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book reevaluates twentieth-century literature and culture by studying the interrelations between English, Creole, and Indonesian formations of literary modernism. Each modernist formation is ... More


The Linguistic-Literary Coordinates of English, Creole, and Indonesian Modernism

Christopher GoGwilt

in The Passage of Literature: Genealogies of Modernism in Conrad, Rhys, and Pramoedya

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199751624
eISBN:
9780199866199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751624.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter 1 defines the sense of modernism used in the book and outlines the linguistic-literary coordinates of English, Creole, and Indonesian modernisms. It frames the study to come in terms of the ... More


Jean Rhys's Francophone English and the Creole “Impasse” of Modernity

Christopher GoGwilt

in The Passage of Literature: Genealogies of Modernism in Conrad, Rhys, and Pramoedya

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199751624
eISBN:
9780199866199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751624.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Framed by a comparative study of Rhys's Good Morning, Midnight and Conrad's The Shadow-Line, Chapter 4 examines the problem of interior space that links Rhys's urban topography, Conrad's sea ... More


Creole Legacies in Rhys's Wide Sargasso Sea and Pramoedya's This Earth of Mankind

Christopher GoGwilt

in The Passage of Literature: Genealogies of Modernism in Conrad, Rhys, and Pramoedya

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199751624
eISBN:
9780199866199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751624.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter 5 compares Rhys's use of the stereotype of the Creole heiress in Wide Sargasso Sea with Pramoedya's use of a similar stereotype in This Earth of Mankind. The chapter situates this stereotype ... More


Creole City: A Chronicle of Early American New Orleans

Nathalie Dessens

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060200
eISBN:
9780813050614
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060200.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The first half of the nineteenth century was, for New Orleans, a seminal period. Based on a voluminous correspondence, archived at The Historic New Orleans Collection, the present book draws a ... More


Creole Renegades: Rhetoric of Betrayal and Guilt in the Caribbean Diaspora

Benedicte Boisseron

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049793
eISBN:
9780813050201
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049793.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book investigates the exilic literature of Caribbean-born and Caribbean-descent writers who, from their new location in North America, question their cultural obligation of Caribbeanness, ... More


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