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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


Talking Proper: The Rise of Accent as Social Symbol

Lynda Mugglestone

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199250622
eISBN:
9780191719486
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250622.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

This book is a history of the rise and fall of the English accent as a badge of cultural, social, and class identity. The book traces the origins of the phenomenon in late 18th-century London, ... More


Sample texts

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/9780748626168.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter presents transcriptions of nine texts, along with linguistic commentary, drawn from interviews with Newfoundlanders and Labradorians representing a broad range of regional varieties. ... More


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