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The Resource Focus on Scotland

Focus on Scotland

Label
Focus on Scotland
Title
Focus on Scotland
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Görlach, Manfred
Dewey number
331.7/02/0941
Index
no index present
LC call number
PE2102 .F6 1985
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Scots language
  • Scots language
  • Scots language
  • Scots language
  • Scots language
  • Scots language
  • Scotland
Label
Focus on Scotland
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Title page; Copyright page; Table of contents; Introduction; Nationalism and the Scots Renaissance now; SCOTS AND LOW GERMAN: THE SOCIAL HISTORY OF TWO MINORITY LANGUAGES; The rise and fall of the Morningside/Kelvinside accent; LINGUISTIC FIELDWORK IN A SCOTTISH NEW TOWN; Overt and covert prestige: Evaluative boundaries in the speech community; 'Knappin', 'Proper English', 'Modified Scottish' Some language attitudes in the Shetland Isles; The narrative skills of a Scottish coal miner; On the variability of Hebridean English syntax: the verbal group; Variation in Hebridean English
  • The search for a Scots narrative voiceOur ain leid? The predicament of a Scots writer; The debate on Scots orthography; THE CHRISTMAS STORY IN SCOTS; Poetry in Glasgow dialect; INDEX; Authors' addresses; The series Varieties of English Around the World
Control code
714568543
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (246 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789027286369
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)714568543
Label
Focus on Scotland
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Title page; Copyright page; Table of contents; Introduction; Nationalism and the Scots Renaissance now; SCOTS AND LOW GERMAN: THE SOCIAL HISTORY OF TWO MINORITY LANGUAGES; The rise and fall of the Morningside/Kelvinside accent; LINGUISTIC FIELDWORK IN A SCOTTISH NEW TOWN; Overt and covert prestige: Evaluative boundaries in the speech community; 'Knappin', 'Proper English', 'Modified Scottish' Some language attitudes in the Shetland Isles; The narrative skills of a Scottish coal miner; On the variability of Hebridean English syntax: the verbal group; Variation in Hebridean English
  • The search for a Scots narrative voiceOur ain leid? The predicament of a Scots writer; The debate on Scots orthography; THE CHRISTMAS STORY IN SCOTS; Poetry in Glasgow dialect; INDEX; Authors' addresses; The series Varieties of English Around the World
Control code
714568543
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (246 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789027286369
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)714568543

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