Diversity and Diachrony

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This volume contains a selection of papers originally presented at the 12th Conference on New Ways of Analyzing Variation (NWAVE), held in Montréal in 1983. It is divided into three sections: 1. Varieties of English and their history; 2. Change and variation in Romance; 3. Functions and discourse.
[Current Issues in Linguistic Theory, 53]  1986.  xii, 430 pp.
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Table of Contents
I. Varieties of English and their history
De facto segregation of black and white vernaculars
William Labov and Wendell A. Harris
The use of the verbal -s Inflection in BEV
John Myhill and Wendell A. Harris
Linguistic correlates of inter-ethnic contact
Sharon Ash and John Myhill
Testing listeners’ reactions to phonological markers of ethnic identity: a new method for sociolinguistic research
David Graff, William Labov and Wendell A. Harris
Of-Reduction in black English: A quantitative study
Francisca Sanchez
Contrastive use of verbal -z in Slava Narratives
Walter Pitts
More evidence for major vowel change change in the south
Crawford Feagin
Variation and the study of Engllish historical syntax
Matti Rissanen
The development of preverbal only in early modern English
Terttu Nevalainen
On the use of the modal auxiliaries Can and May in American English
Merja Kytö
Is there anadverbial in this text? (and if so, what is it doing there?)
Gunnel Tottie
Syntactic development after childhood: beyond the vernacular
Benji Wald
II. Change and avriation in romance
Going through (L) in Canadian French
Shana Poplack and Douglas C. Walker
/S/ deletion and pronoun usage in Puerto Rican Spanish
Judith G. Hochberg
La variation du /r/ dans l’espagnol de Santiago
Orlando Alba
Changements en Chaîne dans le français montréalais
Malcah Yaeger-Dror
Intonational variability in language contact. F0 Declination in Ontarian French
Wladyslaw Cichocki and Daniel Lepetit
Functional and structural properties in a variable syntax
Fernando Tarallo
Variation in case marking with infinitival and clausal complements
Elizabeth Pearce
The social profile of a syntactico-semantic variable: three verb forms in old Castile
Carmen Silva-Corvalán
Metrical structure and vowel deletion in Montreal French
Henrietta J. Cedergen
Grammaticalisation des pronouns de la troisième personne en français parlé à Montréal
Pierrette Thibault
Variation linguistique: le cas des pronoms personnels du français
Denise Deshaies
Les expressions de la restriction en français de Montréal
France Massicotte
Formes connectives et cohésion textuelle dans le discours conversationnel d’enfants de différentes classes sociales dans le capitale mexicaine
Rodney Williamson
Is child language a possible source of linguistic variation ?
Raymond Mougeon, Édouard Beniak and Daniel Valois
III. Functions of discourse
Linguistic analysis of the three kinds
Ralph W. Fasold
Turn-initial variation: structure and function in conversation
Deborah Schiffrin
Quantificateur et marqueur de discours
Monique Lemieux, Carmen Fontaine and David Sankoff
Toward a unified model of sociolinguistic prestige
Edward Finegan and Douglas Biber
Cajun/English code-switching: a test of formal models
Becky Brown
Factors affecting the form of question signals in American sign language
Charlotte Baker-Shenk
Constituent-gap dependencies in Norwegian: an acceptable study
Chet A. Creider
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