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Deconstructing Creole, edited by Umberto Ansaldo, Stephen Matthews and Lisa Lim, (electronic resource)

Label
Deconstructing Creole
Title
Deconstructing Creole
Statement of responsibility
edited by Umberto Ansaldo, Stephen Matthews and Lisa Lim
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Deconstructing Creole is a collection of studies aimed at critically assessing the idea of creole languages as a homogeneous structural type with shared and peculiar patterns of genesis. Following up on the critical discussion of notions of 'creole exceptionalism' as historical and ideological constructs, this volume tests the basic assumptions that underlie current attempts to present 'creole structure' as a special type, from typological as well as sociohistorical perspectives. The sum of the findings presented here suggests that careful empirical investigation of input varieties and contact
Member of
Dewey number
417/.22
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ansaldo, Umberto
  • Matthews, Stephen
  • Lim, Lisa
Series statement
Typological studies in language,
Series volume
73
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Creole dialects
  • Typology (Linguistics)
Label
Deconstructing Creole, edited by Umberto Ansaldo, Stephen Matthews and Lisa Lim, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Deconstructing Creole; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Table of contents; Acknowledgments; Deconstructing creole; Part 1. Typology and grammar; Creole morphology revisited; The role of typology in language creation; Creoles, complexity and associational semantics; Admixture and after; Relexification and pidgin development; Part 2. Sociohistorical contexts; Transmission and transfer; The sociolinguistic history of the Peranakans; The complexity that really matters; Creole metaphors in cultural analysis; Index; Typological Studies in Language
Control code
ocn648254391
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 290 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789027292391
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)648254391
Label
Deconstructing Creole, edited by Umberto Ansaldo, Stephen Matthews and Lisa Lim, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Deconstructing Creole; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Table of contents; Acknowledgments; Deconstructing creole; Part 1. Typology and grammar; Creole morphology revisited; The role of typology in language creation; Creoles, complexity and associational semantics; Admixture and after; Relexification and pidgin development; Part 2. Sociohistorical contexts; Transmission and transfer; The sociolinguistic history of the Peranakans; The complexity that really matters; Creole metaphors in cultural analysis; Index; Typological Studies in Language
Control code
ocn648254391
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 290 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789027292391
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)648254391

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