23.1747, Books: Mapping Unity and Diversity World-Wide: Hundt, Gut (Eds)

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From: Paul Peranteau [paul at benjamins.com]
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Title: Mapping Unity and Diversity World-Wide 
Subtitle: Corpus-Based Studies of New Englishes 
Series Title: Varieties of English Around the World G43  

Publication Year: 2012 
Publisher: John Benjamins
	   http://www.benjamins.com/
	

Book URL: http://benjamins.com/catalog/veaw.g43 


Editor: Marianne Hundt
Editor: Ulrike Gut

Electronic: ISBN:  9789027274946 Pages:  Price: Europe EURO 95.00
Electronic: ISBN:  9789027274946 Pages:  Price: U.S. $ 143.00
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Hardback: ISBN:  9789027249036 Pages:  Price: U.S. $ 143.00
Hardback: ISBN:  9789027249036 Pages:  Price: Europe EURO 100.70


Abstract:

This volume presents a collection of in-depth cross-varietal studies on a broad 
spectrum of grammatical features in English varieties spoken all over the world. 
The contributions explore the structural unity and diversity of New Englishes 
and thus investigate central aspects of dialect evolution and language change. 
Moreover, this volume offers new insights into the question as to what 
constrains new dialect formation, and examines universal trends across a wide 
range of contact situations. The contributions in this volume further study the 
possibilities and limitations of quantitative and qualitative corpus analyses in 
comparative studies of New Englishes and exemplify novel approaches, e.g. the 
contribution of syntactic corpus annotation (tagging and parsing) to the 
description of New English structures; the use (and limitations) of web-derived 
data as an additional source of information; and the possibility to complement 
corpus data with evidence from sociolinguistic fieldwork. 



Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
                     Historical Linguistics
                     Sociolinguistics
                     Syntax
                     Text/Corpus Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English (eng)


Written In: English  (eng)
	
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