Language and Identity in Multilingual Mediterranean Settings: Challenges for Historical Sociolinguistics

Language and Identity in Multilingual Mediterranean Settings: Challenges for Historical Sociolinguistics

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Language and Identity in Multilingual Mediterranean Settings: Challenges for Historical Sociolinguistics by Piera Molinelli

This book explores the linguistic expression of identity, intended as the social positioning of self and others, by focusing mostly on a scenario of prolonged language contact, namely the ancient Mediterranean area. The volume includes studies on language contact and on identity strategies developed at different levels of analysis, from phonetics to pragmatics, in, among others, Latin, Greek, Coptic, Syriac, (Cypriot) Arabic, Medieval Sardinian.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783110552454
Publisher: De Gruyter
Publication date: 08/07/2017
Series: Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs [TiLSM] Series , #310
Pages: 374
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Piera Molinelli, University of Bergamo, Italy.

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