Aspects of Language Variation in Arabic Political Speech-Making

Aspects of Language Variation in Arabic Political Speech-Making

by Nathalie Mazraani
     
 

This socio-linguistic study throws new light on variation and the defining of register in Arabic political discourse. The research is based on three dialects (Egyptian, Iraqi and Libyan) and on political speeches delivered by Gamal Abdunnasir, Saddam Hussein and Muammar Al Gadhdhafi.See more details below

Overview

This socio-linguistic study throws new light on variation and the defining of register in Arabic political discourse. The research is based on three dialects (Egyptian, Iraqi and Libyan) and on political speeches delivered by Gamal Abdunnasir, Saddam Hussein and Muammar Al Gadhdhafi.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780700706730
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/28/1997
Pages:
276
Product dimensions:
5.56(w) x 8.78(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Transliteration conventions and abbreviations
1The sociolinguistic framework1
2Methodology28
3Form and Function in the Egyptian data48
4Form and Function in the Iraqi data99
5Form and Function in the Libyan data143
6Forms and functions: shared tendencies in the data189
7The political speech as a textual genre200
App. AEgyptian data - 1957 speech225
App. BEgyptian data - 1962 speech229
App. CIraqi data - 1980 Press conference233
App. DLibyan Data - 1978 sermon241
App. ELibyan data - 1981 speech244
References249
Index 1: Authors258
Index 2: General260

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