Language Change and Language Contact in Pidgins and Creoles

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This book collects a selection of fifteen papers presented at three meetings of the Society for Pidgin and Creole Linguistics in 1996 and 1997. The focus is on papers which approach issues in creole studies with novel perspectives, address understudied pidgin and creole varieties, or compellingly argue for controversial positions. The papers demonstrate how pidgins and creoles shed light on issues such as verb movement, contact-induced language change and its gradations, discourse management via tense-aspect particles, language genesis, substratal transfer, and Universal Grammar, and cover a wide range of contact languages, ranging from English- and French-based creoles through Portuguese creoles of Africa and Asia, Sango, Popular Brazilian Portuguese, West African Pidgin Englishes, and Hawaiian Creole English.
[Creole Language Library, 21]  2000.  viii, 503 pp.
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Table of Contents
Preface
vii
Verb Movement in four Creole Languages: A Comparative Analysis
Marlyse Baptista
1
Notes on Componential Diffusion in the Genesis of the Kabuverdianu Cluster
Angela Bartens
35
“High” Kwéyòl: The Emergence of a Formal Creole Register in St Lucia
Paul B. Garrett
63
From Latin to Early Romance: A Case of Partial Creolization?
Stéphane Goyette
103
The Creole verb: A Comparative Study of Stativity and Time Reference
John Holm †
133
Are Creole Languages “Perfect” Languages?
Alain Kihm
163
The Origin of the Syntax and Semantics of Property Items in the Surinamese Plantation Creole
Bettina Migge
201
Variable Concord in Portuguese: The Situation in Brazil and Portugal
Anthony J. Naro and Maria Marta Pereira Scherre
235
Nativization and the genesis of Hawaiian Creole
Sarah J. Roberts
257
The Status of Sango in Fact and Fiction. On the one-hundredth anniversary of its conception
William J. Samarin
301
Optimality Theory, the Minimal-Word Constraint, and the Historical Sequencing of Substrate Influence in Pidgin/Creole Genesis
John Victor Singler
335
The Story of kom in Nigerian Pidgin English
Sali A. Tagliamonte
353
Tense and Aspect in Sranan and the Creole Prototype
Donald Winford
383
Chaos and Creoles. Towards a New Paradigm?
George Lang
443
Wh-words and Question Formation in Pidgin/Creole Languages
J. Clancy Clements and Ahmar Mahboob
459
Index
499
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Subjects
BIC Subject: CF – Linguistics
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
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