French and Creole in Louisiana

French and Creole in Louisiana

by Albert Valdman
     
 

Leading specialists on Cajun French and Louisiana Creole examine dialectology and sociolinguistics in this volume, the first comprehensive treatment of the linguistic situation of francophone Louisiana and its relation to the current development of French in North America outside of Quebec. Topics discussed include:

  • language shift and code mixing
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    Overview

    Leading specialists on Cajun French and Louisiana Creole examine dialectology and sociolinguistics in this volume, the first comprehensive treatment of the linguistic situation of francophone Louisiana and its relation to the current development of French in North America outside of Quebec. Topics discussed include:

  • language shift and code mixing
  • speaker attitudes
  • the role of schools and media in the maintenance of these languages
  • and such language planning initiatives as the CODOFIL program to revive the sue of French in Louisiana. £/LIST£

  • Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9781441932624
    Publisher:
    Springer US
    Publication date:
    12/06/2010
    Series:
    Topics in Language and Linguistics Series
    Edition description:
    Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 1997
    Pages:
    372
    Product dimensions:
    5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.03(d)

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