Language Issues in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

| Université de Picardie Jules Verne / Universität Bielefeld
ISBN 9789027249111 | EUR 95.00 | USD 143.00
ISBN 9789027269003 | EUR 95.00 | USD 143.00
This collection is a pioneer study of linguistic phenomena in St Vincent and the Grenadines, written by scholars who are both respected in their field of research and connected to the linguistic realities in the geographic area under investigation. This book covers the subfields of sociolinguistics, discourse analysis, ethnography, historical linguistics and syntax. It concentrates on mainland St Vincent and the Grenadine island of Bequia. The volume will appeal to a broad audience including not just specialists in linguistics but also teacher trainers and educators.
[Varieties of English Around the World, G51]  2015.  xv, 191 pp.
Publishing status: Available
Table of Contents
Sociohistorical and linguistic account of St Vincent and the Grenadines
Paula Prescod and Adrian Fraser
The fate of the local in light of the global: Analysis of variation in the use of preverbal markers in Bequia Creole
Agata Daleszynska-Slater
Subject and object pronoun use in Bequia (St Vincent and the Grenadines)
Miriam Meyerhoff and James A. Walker
“A she gi me words; well me gi she back de change” : The reframing of stigmatized talk by everyday women-of-words in St Vincent
Elizabeth Fortenbery
The distribution of diagnostic features in English-lexified contact languages: Vincentian
Andrei A. Avram
Creole reflexes of do : Zeroing in on tense, aspect and modality in Vincentian Creole
Paula Prescod
Languages in St Vincent and the Grenadines: An annotated bibliography
Donna E. Cromer
Biographical notes on the contributors
Subject, Language and Place Index
Name Index
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Subjects & Metadata
BIC Subject: CF/2AB – Linguistics/English
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
ONIX Metadata
ONIX 2.1
ONIX 3.0
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