Social Dialectology

Social Dialectology

In Honour of Peter Trudgill

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The time-honoured study of dialects took a new turn some forty years ago, giving centre stage to social factors and the quantitative analysis of language variation and change. It has become a discipline that no scholar of language can afford to ignore. This collection identifies the main theoretical and methodological issues currently preoccupying researchers in social dialectology, drawing not only on variation in English in the UK, USA, New Zealand, Europe and elsewhere but also in Arabic, Greek, Norwegian and Spanish dialects. The volume brings together previously unpublished work by the w.
Publisher: Amsterdam ; John Benjamins Pub.,2003
Amsterdam ; John Benjamins Pub.,2003
ISBN: 9781588114037
Branch Call Number: REM
Characteristics: 1 online resource (viii, 343 pages) : illustrations, maps


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