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Language and National Identity in Greece, 1766-1976

Peter Mackridge

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199214426
eISBN:
9780191706721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214426.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This book provides a history of the great language controversy that has occupied and impassioned Greeks — sometimes with fatal results — for over two hundred years. It begins in the late 18th century ... More


Theoretical background

Peter Mackridge

in Language and National Identity in Greece, 1766-1976

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199214426
eISBN:
9780191706721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214426.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter first lays out the aim and approach of the book. The aim is to analyse the Greek language question within the context of nation-building and identity formation. Drawing on a variety of ... More


Language Choice Online: Globalization and Identity in Egypt

Mark Warschauer, Ghada R. El Said, and Ayman Zohry

in The Multilingual Internet: Language, Culture, and Communication Online

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195304794
eISBN:
9780199788248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304794.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

There has been a good deal of concern around the world about the disproportionate role of English on the Internet and thus a possible displacement of other languages. Yet little prior research has ... More


Vanishing Inscriptions: Assia Djebar’s Poetics of the Trace

Brigitte Weltman-Aron

in Algerian Imprints: Ethical Space in the Work of Assia Djebar and Hélène Cixous

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231172561
eISBN:
9780231539876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172561.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Assia Djebar's contribution to the assessment of Algeria as a multilingual space. Djebar's "writing for the trace" inscribes a dual resistance to colonial appropriations, but also to claims of ... More


Bilingualism and Diglossia in Late Antique Syria and Mesopotamia

DAVID G. K. TAYLOR

in Bilingualism in Ancient Society: Language Contact and the Written Text

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199245062
eISBN:
9780191715129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245062.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter investigates the nature and consequences of language contact, bilingualism, and diglossia in Syria and Mesopotamia during the late antique period, focusing particularly on evidence for ... More


Approaching Bilingualism in Corpus Languages

D. R. LANGSLOW

in Bilingualism in Ancient Society: Language Contact and the Written Text

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199245062
eISBN:
9780191715129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245062.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines a few of the more important themes, issues, and parameters in recent and current research on bilingualism. The focus is on corpus languages rather than ancient or classical ... More


Arabic Sociolinguistics

Reem Bassiouney

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748623730
eISBN:
9780748671373
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623730.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The first introduction to the field of Arabic sociolinguistics, this book discusses major trends in research on diglossia, code-switching, gendered discourse, language variation and change, and ... More


Introduction

Reem Bassiouney

in Arabic Sociolinguistics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748623730
eISBN:
9780748671373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623730.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This introductory chapter begins by explaining what sociolinguistics is and why Arabic is important. It then sets out the purpose of the book, which is to provide an up-to-date account of major ... More


Diglossia and dialect groups in the Arab world

Reem Bassiouney

in Arabic Sociolinguistics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748623730
eISBN:
9780748671373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623730.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter presents a bird's-eye view of the linguistic status quo of the Arab world. The first part deals with issues relating to the vertical (diglossia) and the second deals with issues related ... More


Language variation and change

Reem Bassiouney

in Arabic Sociolinguistics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748623730
eISBN:
9780748671373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623730.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter highlights three crucial theories in examining language variation: the social class theory, the social networks theory, and the third wave approach to variation studies. It first sheds ... More


Jewish Diglossias—Differential and Integral

in From Continuity to Contiguity: Toward a New Jewish Literary Thinking

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762007
eISBN:
9780804775021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762007.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses the Hebrew–Yiddish diglossia, which underwent drastic changes that gradually but thoroughly changed its character, starting in the second half of the eighteenth century. Two ... More


Conclusion

Camelia Suleiman

in The Politics of Arabic in Israel: A Sociolinguistic Analysis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474420860
eISBN:
9781474435666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420860.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

While the Palestinians lost their inheritance of the land, which has resulted in a century of political conflict, the Arabs’ inheritance of the Arabic language in Israel, while much less visible as a ... More


Writing the Language of the Child-Heart

Dafna Zur

in Figuring Korean Futures: Children's Literature in Modern Korea

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781503601680
eISBN:
9781503603110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503601680.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter introduces one of the important contributions of children’s writers to Korean literary history, namely, their intervention in the debates on the “gap” between the spoken and written ... More


The Politics of Identity and Linguistic Unrest: The Case of the Egyptian Revolution

Reem Bassiouney

in Language and Identity in Modern Egypt

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748689644
eISBN:
9780748697083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748689644.003.0006
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter focuses on the contestation of identity before, during, and after the January 25, 2011 Revolution. The first section outlines how linguists in the Arab world at large and Egypt in ... More


Introduction: Language and Identity in Modern Egypt

Reem Bassiouney

in Language and Identity in Modern Egypt

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748689644
eISBN:
9780748697083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748689644.003.0008
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose: to examine how language is used in Egyptian public discourse to illuminate the collective identity of Egyptians, and how this identity is then ... More


Colloquial Moroccan Arabic: Shifts in Usage and Attitudes in the Era of Computer-mediated Communication<sup>1</sup>

Eirlys Davies

in Language, Politics and Society in the Middle East: Essays in Honour of Yasir Suleiman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474421539
eISBN:
9781474444781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421539.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This article, written by Eirlys Davies, begins by highlighting a reality whereby, for centuries, the gulf between Colloquial Arabic dialects (CA) and Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) has been a defining ... More


Arabic, Latin, and the Discipline of Grammar in the Worlds of Qushayrī and Gerson

F. Dominic Longo

in Spiritual Grammar: Genre and the Saintly Subject in Islam and Christianity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823275724
eISBN:
9780823277261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823275724.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The place of the Arabic and Latin languages in the respective cultural milieux in which Qushayrī and Gerson authored their “spiritual grammars” is as important as the significance of the intellectual ... More


Bilingualism in School

Norbert Francis

in Bilingual Competence and Bilingual Proficiency in Child Development

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016391
eISBN:
9780262298384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016391.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines bilingualism and second language (L2) learning in multilingual and multicultural educational institutions. It looks at child language development in bilingual and multilingual ... More


The Négraille's Testament: Translating Black-Label

Kathleen Gyssels and Christine Pagnoulle

in Intimate Enemies: Translation in Francophone Contexts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318672
eISBN:
9781846317996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318672.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

After briefly commenting on the comparative neglect of poems by Léon-Gontran Damas, one of the three founders of the Négritude movement, the article explores the specific difficulties inherent in the ... More


Beyond Britain

Tim William Machan

in What is English?: And Why Should We Care?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199601257
eISBN:
9780191759031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601257.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, English Language

What happened to definitions of English when the language moved beyond the British Isles? Focusing on North American chronicles and records from the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries, this ... More


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