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ERIC Number: EJ575473
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0272-2690
A Political Sociology of the World Language System (2): The Unequal Exchange of Texts.
de Swaan, Abram
Language Problems and Language Planning, v22 n2 p109-28 Sum 1998
Discusses dilemmas that confront authors who must decide whether to address a relatively restricted audience in their native tongue or compete for a much larger public by either learning more widespread language or relying on translations. Focus is on the issue of free or restricted exchange of texts. What happens when more authors and readers switch from a small indigenous to a large extraneous language? (Author/JL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
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Language: English
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