Historical Sociolinguistics

Terttu Nevalainen , Helena Raumolin-Brunberg

Editura: Longman
An exploration of the ways linguists can make use of social and demographic history, in order to analyze and interpret linguistic variation over an extended period of time. The authors examine the extent to which sociolinguistic models and methods can be applied to the history of English.
  • Limba : Engleza
  • Cuprins : Preface
    List of  Tables
    List of Figures
    Publisher's Acknowledgements
    1. INTRODUCTION: ISSUES IN HISTORICAL SOCIOLINGUISTICS
    1.1 Sociolinguistics Backprojection?
    1.2 Contemporary Perceptions of Usage
    1.3 Sociohistorical Reconstruction
    1.4 Research Topics
    2. SOCIOLINGUISTIC PARADIGMS AND LANGUAGE CHANGE
    2.1 Sociolinguistic Paradigms
    2.2 Descriptions and Explanations
    2.3 Theoretical Pluralism
    2.4 Theory in Historical Sociolinguistics
    3. PRIMARY DATA: BACKGROUND AND INFORMANTS
    3.1 Data in Historical Sociolinguistics
    3.2 Generic and Temporal Concerns
    3.3 Tudor and Stuart England
    3.4 The Corpus of Early English Correspondence (CEEC)
    4: REAL TIME
    4.1 The S-Shaped Curve
    4.2 Timing Linguistic Changes
    4.3 Previous Studies
    4.4 The Time Courses of Fourteen Changes
    4.5 Conclusion
    5: APPARENT TIME
    5.1 Ongoing Change in Relation to Age
    5.2 Apparent Time in Historical Research
    5.3 Previous Studies
    5.4 Age
  • Data Publicarii : 05 Mar 2003
  • Editie : 1
  • Format : Paperback
  • Numar pagini : 282
  • ISBN : 9780582319943
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