Language, Discourse and Identity in Central Europe: The German Language in a Multilingual Space

Hardcover | April 30, 2009

EditorJ. Carl, P. Stevenson

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Focusing on contact between German and other languages, the contributors in this book analyze the ways in which language practices and discourses on language have changed since the end of the Cold War.

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Focusing on contact between German and other languages, the contributors in this book analyze the ways in which language practices and discourses on language have changed since the end of the Cold War.

JENNY CARL is currently working as a Research Fellow at the University of Southampton, UK and is co-author, with Patrick Stevenson, of Language Regimes in Central Europe.PATRICK STEVENSON is Professor of German and Linguistic Studies at the University of Southampton, UK. His recent publications include Language and German Disunity: A ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.03 inPublished:April 30, 2009Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figures
Acknowledgements
Notes on Contributors
Introduction: Central Europe as a Multilingual Space--J.Carl &--P.Stevenson
LANGUAGE AND EUROPEAN IDENTITIES: CENTRE AND PERIPHERY
Discourses about Enlarged and Multilingual Europe: Perspectives from German and Polish National Public Spheres--M.Krzyzanowski
BORDER CROSSINGS
The German Language in Poland: The Eternal Foe and the Wars on Words--S.Jaworska
Die Hrteste Sprachgrenze Europas? Negotiating the Linguistic Divide in Theatres on the German-Polish Border--J.Wilkinson
Czech-German Relationships and Identity in a Cross-Border Region--K.Cerna
Czech, German and English: Finding Their Place in Multinational Companies in the Czech Republic--J.Nekvapil &--T.Sherman
MIGRATIONS PAST AND PRESENT
Changes in the Linguistic Marketplace: The Case of German in Hungary--P.Maitz &--K.Sndor
Central European Time: Memories of Language Lost and Found In the Life Stories of German-Speakers--J.Carl &--P.Stevenson
Dialect Use and Discursive Identities of Migrants from the West in Eastern Germany--J.Dailey-OCain &--G.Liebscher
Hablemos El Mismo Idioma? Salsa, Multilingualism and National Monolingual Ideology--B.Schneider
Towards a Multinational Concept of Culture: Romanian German Literature in Romanian and Hungarian Literature--T.Cooper
LANGUAGE AND EUROPEAN IDENTITIES: PERIPHERY AND CENTRE
Revisiting History: The 2007 European Capital of Culture and the Integration of Fractal Europe--K.Horner
Index