ERIC Number: ED446444
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Writing in Nonstandard English. Pragmatics & Beyond New Series 67.
Taavitsainen, Irma, Ed.; Melchers, Gunnel, Ed.; Pahta, Paivi, Ed.
Chapters in this book include the following: "Dickens as Sociolinguist: Dialect in 'David Copperfield'" (Patricia Poussa); "Contemporary Irish Writing and a Model of Speech Realism (John M. Kirk); "Dialect and Accent in Jim Cartwright's Play "Road" as Seen Through Erving Goffman's Theory on Footing" (Marion Fields); "The Representation of Nonstandard Syntax in John Dos Passos''USA' Trilogy" (Thomas Lavelle); "Doing the Unexpected: Syntax and Style in Raymond Chandler's Fiction" (Laura Wright); "Who Is 'Sivilizing' Who(m)? The Function of Naivety and the Criticism of 'Huckleberry Finn'--A Multidimensional Approach" (Bo Pettersson); "Nonstandard Language in Early Varieties of English" (Norman F. Blake); "'Pills To Purge Melancholy'--Nonstandard Elements in 'A Dialogue Against the Feuer Pestilence'" (Irma Taavitsainen, Saara Nevanlinna); "Investigating Nonstandard Language in a Corpus of Early Modern English Dialogues: Methodological Considerations and Problems" (Jonathan Culpepper, Merja Kyto); "Language of Law and the Development of Standard English" (Matti Rissanen); "Cognitive Loanwords in Chaucer: Is Superstandard Nonstandard? (Paivi Koivisto-Alanko); "Auxiliary 'Do' in Fifteenth-Century English: Dialectal Variation and Formulaic Use" (Arja Nurmi); "'I Think, Methinks': Register Variation, Stratification, Education, and Nonstandard Language" (Minna Palander-Collin); "'Catched or Caught': Towards the Standard Usage of Irregular Verbs" (Larisa Oldireva); "'What Aileth Thee, To Print So Curiously?' Archaic Forms and Contemporary Newspaper Language" (David C. Minugh); "Letters as a Source of Data for Reconstructing Early Spoken Scots" (Anneli Meurman-Solin); "Dedialectalisation and Norfolk Dialect Orthography" (Peter Trudgill); "Writing in Shetland Dialect" (Gunnel Melchers); "Linguistic Airbrushing in Oral History" (Kate Moore); "The Ideology of Misrepresentation: Scots in English Broadsides" (Gerald Porter); and "The Medium for the Message" (Loreto Todd). (KFT)
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, Black Dialects, Classics (Literature), Diachronic Linguistics, Dialect Studies, English, Grammar, Irish, Linguistics, Literature, Nonstandard Dialects, Oral Language, Scots Gaelic, Sociolinguistics, Standard Spoken Usage, Syntax, Uncommonly Taught Languages, Urban Language, Written Language
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