Ana Deumert

List of John Benjamins publications for which Ana Deumert plays a role.

Journals

Titles

Introducing Sociolinguistics: Second Edition

Rajend Mesthrie, Joan Swann, Ana Deumert and William L. Leap

[Not in series, 102] 2009. xxvi, 502 pp.
Subjects Sociolinguistics and Dialectology

Structure and Variation in Language Contact

Edited by Ana Deumert and Stephanie Durrleman

[Creole Language Library, 29] 2006. viii, 376 pp.
Subjects Contact Linguistics | Creole studies | Historical linguistics
Subjects Germanic linguistics | Historical linguistics | Language policy | Sociolinguistics and Dialectology

Germanic Standardizations: Past to Present

Edited by Ana Deumert and Wim Vandenbussche

Subjects Germanic linguistics | Historical linguistics | Sociolinguistics and Dialectology

Introducing Sociolinguistics

Rajend Mesthrie, Joan Swann, Ana Deumert and William L. Leap

[Not in series, 102 (1st)] 2000. 528 pp.
Subjects Sociolinguistics and Dialectology

Articles

This article engages with the theme of the proposed special issue in a perhaps unexpected way: for me, the ‘translinguistic movement’ is a pertinent reminder to move beyond the boundaries of language and other visible/audible modalities that are involved in semiosis. It also encourages us to move… read more
In this article I explore a particular set of contact varieties that emerged in Namibia, a former German colony. Historical evidence comes from the genre of autobiographic narratives that were written by German settler women. These texts provide – ideologically filtered – descriptions of… read more
John Singler (2006) encourages linguists to consider speaker agency in the genesis of pidgin/creole languages. I take my cue from his suggestion and consider the role of speaker agency in the history of Afrikaans, focusing on the Afrikaans negation (nie-2). I show that the social indexicality, and… read more
Deumert, Ana 2012 Giving voice: The archive in Afrikaans historical linguisticsRoots of Afrikaans: Selected writings of Hans den Besten, Wouden, Ton van der (ed.), pp. 377–388 | Article
Deumert, Ana 2009 12. Language planning and policyIntroducing Sociolinguistics: Second Edition, Mesthrie, Rajend, Joan Swann, Ana Deumert and William L. Leap, pp. 371 ff. | Article
Deumert, Ana 2009 13. The sociolinguistics of sign languageIntroducing Sociolinguistics: Second Edition, Mesthrie, Rajend, Joan Swann, Ana Deumert and William L. Leap, pp. 407 ff. | Article
Deumert, Ana and Rajend Mesthrie 2009 4. Language variation and changeIntroducing Sociolinguistics: Second Edition, Mesthrie, Rajend, Joan Swann, Ana Deumert and William L. Leap, pp. 109 ff. | Article
Mesthrie, Rajend and Ana Deumert 2009 10. Critical sociolinguistics: Approaches to language and powerIntroducing Sociolinguistics: Second Edition, Mesthrie, Rajend, Joan Swann, Ana Deumert and William L. Leap, pp. 309 ff. | Article
This paper looks at language choice and use in South African SMS communication (texting) among bilingual (isiXhosa / English-speaking) users. Although English is the preferred language for most of the 22 participants (aged between 18 and 27), SMSes also create a forum for isiXhosa literacy (either… read more
Deumert, Ana and Stephanie Durrleman 2006 IntroductionStructure and Variation in Language Contact, Deumert, Ana and Stephanie Durrleman (eds.), pp. 1–6 | Chapter
Deumert, Ana 2005 Praatjies and boerenbrieven: Popular literature in the history of AfrikaansCreole Language in Creole Literatures, Mühleisen, Susanne (ed.), pp. 15–51 | Article
From the 1820s humorous representations of the local vernacular began to appear in the periodical press of the Cape Colony. These popular texts developed into a highly productive genre and influenced the formation of an early Afrikaans written norm by shaping expectations of social, linguistic and… read more
Deumert, Ana and Wim Vandenbussche 2003 Standard languages: Taxonomies and historiesGermanic Standardizations: Past to Present, Deumert, Ana and Wim Vandenbussche (eds.), pp. 1–14 | Article
Deumert, Ana and Wim Vandenbussche 2003 Research directions in the study of language standardizationGermanic Standardizations: Past to Present, Deumert, Ana and Wim Vandenbussche (eds.), pp. 455–469 | Article
Deumert, Ana 2002 Standardization and social networks: The emergence and diffusion of standard AfrikaansStandardization: Studies from the Germanic languages, Linn, Andrew R. and Nicola McLelland (eds.), pp. 1–25 | Article
Deumert, Ana 2000 13. The Sociolinguistics of Sign LanguageIntroducing Sociolinguistics, Mesthrie, Rajend, Joan Swann, Ana Deumert and William L. Leap, pp. 419 ff. | Article
Deumert, Ana 2000 12. Language Planning and PolicyIntroducing Sociolinguistics, Mesthrie, Rajend, Joan Swann, Ana Deumert and William L. Leap, pp. 384 ff. | Article
Deumert, Ana and Rajend Mesthrie 2000 4. Language Variation and ChangeIntroducing Sociolinguistics, Mesthrie, Rajend, Joan Swann, Ana Deumert and William L. Leap, pp. 114 ff. | Article
Mesthrie, Rajend and Ana Deumert 2000 10. Critical Sociolinguistics: Approaches to Language and PowerIntroducing Sociolinguistics, Mesthrie, Rajend, Joan Swann, Ana Deumert and William L. Leap, pp. 316 ff. | Article