Publication details [#55321]

Blackwood, Robert J. 2011. Language beliefs and the polynomic model for Corsican. Language Awareness 20 (1) : 17–30.
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Language as a subject
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This study discusses how, as part of the efforts to revive Corsican, a regional French language, and in order to invert language shift to French, language activists and academics have tried to practice the model of a polynomic language to what is reputed one language, but what basically consitutes a number of several Corsican 'varieties', each with different levels of mutual understanding.