Focus on Scotland

ISBN 9789027248633 | EUR 90.00 | USD 135.00
ISBN 9789027286369 | EUR 90.00 | USD 135.00
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This collection comprises 15 essays ranging from the social history of and attitudes towards Scots to the representation of Scottishness in literary language and to modern sociolinguistic work. The uniqueness of the historical and present-day linguistic situation in Scotland makes the volume of particular concern not only to Scotophiles, but also to linguists interested in bidialectalism, language planning, literary dialect, urban surveys, and language and education. The authors include linguistist Scotland, England, the United States, Scandinavia and Germany.
[Varieties of English Around the World, G5]  1985.  iv, 241 pp.
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Robert Burchfield
1994. . In The Cambridge History of the English Language, DOI logo
Douglas, Fiona
2019. English in Scotland. In The Handbook of World Englishes,  pp. 17 ff. DOI logo
McClure, J. Derrick
1994. ENGLISH IN SCOTLAND. In The Cambridge History of the English Language,  pp. 21 ff. DOI logo
Stephan, Christoph
1995. Review of McClure (1995): Scots and its Literature. English World-Wide. A Journal of Varieties of English 16:2  pp. 304 ff. DOI logo

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BIC Subject: CF – Linguistics
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
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U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  85005988 | Marc record