Jonathan R. Kasstan
List of John Benjamins publications for which Jonathan R. Kasstan plays a role.
Subjects Historical linguistics | Sociolinguistics and Dialectology | Theoretical linguistics
Styles, Standards and Meaning in Lesser-Studied Languages
Edited by Uri Horesh, Jonathan R. Kasstan and Miriam Meyerhoff
Subjects Anthropological Linguistics | Contact Linguistics | Evolution of language | Historical linguistics | Language acquisition | Language policy | Multilingualism | Sociolinguistics and Dialectology
The centrality of style is uncontested in sociolinguistics: it is an essential construct in the study of linguistic variation and change in the speech community. This is not the case in the language-obsolescence literature, where stylistic variation among endangered-language speakers is described… read more | Article
Style, in the study of variation and change, is intimately linked with broader questions about linguistic innovation and change, standards, social norms, and individual speakers’ stances. This article examines style when applied to lesser-studied languages. Style is both (i) the product of… read more | Introduction