Folk Linguistics by Nancy A. NiedzielskiFolk Linguistics by Nancy A. Niedzielski

Folk Linguistics

byNancy A. Niedzielski

Paperback | January 31, 2003

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Folk knowledge of language has not engaged linguists very often in the history of that field. Introductory texts often disparage folkbelief in contrast to 'scientific truth'. In fact, language is a ubiquitous topic of discussion and general concern of the folk. They talk about grammar, pronunciation, first and second language learning, language disabilities, dialects, gender and language, and a host of other topics. This book approaches such beliefs as one of the most important aspects of ethnography. Surely what a people believe about their language is as important as any other key to an understanding of their culture.;
Title:Folk LinguisticsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:375 pages, 9.04 × 6.34 × 0.88 inPublished:January 31, 2003Publisher:Walter De GruyterLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3110175541

ISBN - 13:9783110175547

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