The Resource Contact Englishes of the Eastern Caribbean, edited by Michael Aceto, Jeffrey P. Williams

Contact Englishes of the Eastern Caribbean, edited by Michael Aceto, Jeffrey P. Williams

Label
Contact Englishes of the Eastern Caribbean
Title
Contact Englishes of the Eastern Caribbean
Statement of responsibility
edited by Michael Aceto, Jeffrey P. Williams
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Contact Englishes of the Eastern Caribbean is the first collection to focus, via primary linguistic fieldwork, on the underrepresented and neglected area of the Anglophone Eastern Caribbean. The following islands are included: The Virgin Islands (USA & British), Anguilla, Barbuda, Dominica, St. Lucia, Carriacou, Barbados, Trinidad, and Guyana. In an effort to be as inclusive as possible, the contiguous areas of the Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos islands (often considered part of North American Englishes) are also included. Papers in this volume explore all aspects of language study, includin
Member of
Cataloging source
VVN
Dewey number
427/.9729
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
PE3302
LC item number
.C66 2003eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Varieties of English around the world,
Series volume
v. G30
Label
Contact Englishes of the Eastern Caribbean, edited by Michael Aceto, Jeffrey P. Williams
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Lanugage variety in the Virgin Islands : plural markings
  • Robin Sabino, Mary Diamond, and Leah Cockcroft
  • Introduction
  • Michael Aceto and Jeffrey P. Williams
  • Defining ethnic varieties in the Bahamas : phonological accommodation in black and white enclave communities
  • Becky Childs, Jeffrey Reaser, and Walt Wolfram
  • The grammatical features of TMA auxiliaries in Bahamian Creole
  • Helean McPhee
  • English in the Turks and Caicos islands: a look at Grand Turk
  • Cecilia Cutler
  • The Carriacou Shakespeare Mas' : linguistic creativity in a Creole community
  • Joan M. Fayer
  • Creole English on Carriacou : a sketch and some implications
  • Ronald Kephart
  • Barbadian lects : beyond Meso
  • Gerard Van Herk
  • Eastern Caribbean suprasegmental systems : a comparative view, with particular reference to Barbadian, Trinidadian, and Guyanese
  • David Sutcliffe
  • The establishment and perpetuation of Anglophone white enclave communities in the Eastern Caribbean : the case of Island Harbor, Anguilla
  • Jeffrey P. Williams
  • What are Creole languages? An alternative approach to the Anglophone Atlantic world with special emphasis on Barbudan Creole English
  • Michael Aceto
  • Language variation and language use among teachers in Dominica
  • Beverley Bryan and Rosalind Burnette
  • An "English Creole" that isn't : on the sociohistorical origins and linguistic classification of the vernacular English in St. Lucia
  • Paul B. Garrett
Control code
ocm52938924
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 320 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789027248909
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b24232877
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)52938924
  • pebcs1588113639

Library Locations

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