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Sound Change and the History of English

Jeremy Smith

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199291953
eISBN:
9780191710568
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291953.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This book addresses the question: why do sound changes happen when and where they do? It discusses the origins of a series of sound changes in English. It relates the arguments to larger questions ... More


Paths to Post-Nationalism: A Critical Ethnography of Language and Identity

Monica Heller

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199746866
eISBN:
9780199827091
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746866.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Nationalism has informed all our ideas about language, culture, identity, nation, and state. Those ideas are being profoundly challenged by globalization, neoliberal responses to it, and the emergent ... More


Making Meanings, Creating Family: Intertextuality and Framing in Family Interaction

Cynthia Gordon

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195373820
eISBN:
9780199872046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373820.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book integrates theories of intertextuality and framing in order to explore the role of repetition in everyday family interaction. Specifically, it investigates how and why family members repeat ... More


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


Corpora: Corpus-based Language Learning, Language Processing and Linguistics

Alan Partington (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640607
eISBN:
9780748671502
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640607.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Computational Linguistics

This volume contains one of the first ever collections of studies pertaining to the novel discipline of Modern Diachronic Corpus-Assisted Discourse Studies (MD-CADS). This discipline is characterised ... More


Previous Research

Kay Richardson

in Television Dramatic Dialogue: A Sociolinguistic Study

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195374056
eISBN:
9780199776177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374056.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Chapter 2 focuses on previous research that has examined dialogue in television drama, distinguishing between contributions from media research and contributions from linguistic perspectives. A ... More


House and Snark

Kay Richardson

in Television Dramatic Dialogue: A Sociolinguistic Study

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195374056
eISBN:
9780199776177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374056.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Chapter 9 is focused less on how dialogue contributes to dramatic meaning and more on its sociolinguistic creativity. Its particular emphasis is on strategies of impoliteness in the American medical ... More


Phonology and the Negotiation of Arab Identity

Daniel Lefkowitz

in Words and Stones: The Politics of Language and Identity in Israel

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195121902
eISBN:
9780199788347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195121902.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines social variation in the use of two crucial phonological variables in the linguistic construction of Arabness, and therefore constitute a core trope in Israeli constructions of ... More


Intonation and the Negotiation of Sabra Identity

Daniel Lefkowitz

in Words and Stones: The Politics of Language and Identity in Israel

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195121902
eISBN:
9780199788347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195121902.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter focuses on a different level of linguistic structure (intonation) and on a different dimension of the three-way identity struggle, emphasizing the role of Jewish ethnicity in Israeli ... More


Irish English, Volume 1 - Northern Ireland

Karen Corrigan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748634286
eISBN:
9780748671441
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634286.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book focuses on the sociolinguistic consequences of historical contact between indigenous Irish peoples and newer English and Scottish settlers in what is now the territory of Northern Ireland ... More


On Explaining Sound Change

Jeremy J. Smith

in Sound Change and the History of English

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199291953
eISBN:
9780191710568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291953.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This chapter begins with the central question to be addressed in the book, viz. why do sound-changes happen when and where they do? It thus locates the subject of sound-change in relation to broader ... More


The Bishop's Grammar: Robert Lowth and the Rise of Prescriptivism

Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199579273
eISBN:
9780191595219
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579273.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, English Language

This book examines the life, language and grammar of Robert Lowth (1710–1787), founder of prescriptivism. Drawing on private documents, it maps his social networks and compares his own language to ... More


Village Sign Languages: A Commentary

Ulrike Zeshan

in Deaf around the World: The Impact of Language

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199732548
eISBN:
9780199866359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732548.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

The study of village sign languages is at the forefront of new approaches to developing a typology of languages. Indeed, recent research has shown that the study of village sign disconfirms some of ... More


Sociolinguistics as Social Practice

Monica Heller

in Paths to Post-Nationalism: A Critical Ethnography of Language and Identity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199746866
eISBN:
9780199827091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746866.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter provides a critical overview of how ideologies of languages as whole, bounded systems are tied to the development of the nation-state, and how this discursive formation is challenged by ... More


Critical Ethnographic Sociolinguistics

Monica Heller

in Paths to Post-Nationalism: A Critical Ethnography of Language and Identity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199746866
eISBN:
9780199827091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746866.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter lays out the ontological and epistemological foundations of a critical ethnographic sociolinguistics, arguing for the centrality of the concepts of “discursive space,” “trajectory,” and ... More


Stance: Sociolinguistic Perspectives

Alexandra Jaffe (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195331646
eISBN:
9780199867974
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331646.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

All communication involves acts of stance, in which speakers take up positions vis-à-vis the expressive, referential, interactional, and social implications of their speech. This book brings together ... More


Introduction

Jane Stevenson

in Women Latin Poets: Language, Gender, and Authority from Antiquity to the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198185024
eISBN:
9780191714238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198185024.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Aristotle's theoretical basis for denying authority to women, the broader question of whether women's lives belong entirely in the private sphere, is examined. Circumstances in which exceptionally ... More


Introduction: The Sociolinguistics of Stance

Jaffe Alexandre

in Stance: Sociolinguistic Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195331646
eISBN:
9780199867974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331646.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter situates the study of stance within major currents of sociolinguistic inquiry, including such topics as footing and framing, style and stylization, language ideologies, performance, and ... More


Stance in a Corsican School: Institutional and Ideological Orders and the Production of Bilingual Subjects

Jaffe Alexandre

in Stance: Sociolinguistic Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195331646
eISBN:
9780199867974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331646.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter explores the sociolinguistic significance of teachers' stancetaking in a Corsican bilingual school, with a specific focus on how teachers take up stances toward the two languages of the ... More


Style as Stance: Stance as the Explanation for Patterns of Sociolinguistic Variation

Scott F. Kiesling

in Stance: Sociolinguistic Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195331646
eISBN:
9780199867974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331646.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter explores the relationship between stance and sociolinguistic style. It argues that stance is the basis of style in sociolinguistic variation: sociolinguistic variants are initially ... More


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