Pluricentric Languages and Non-Dominant Varieties Worldwide: Part II: The Pluricentricity of Portuguese and Spanish. New Concepts and Descriptions by Rudolf MuhrPluricentric Languages and Non-Dominant Varieties Worldwide: Part II: The Pluricentricity of Portuguese and Spanish. New Concepts and Descriptions by Rudolf Muhr

Pluricentric Languages and Non-Dominant Varieties Worldwide: Part II: The Pluricentricity of…

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This is the second of two thematically arranged volumes with papers that were presented at the «World Conference of Pluricentric Languages and their non-dominant Varieties» (WCPCL). It comprises 17 papers about two major pluricentric languages: Portuguese and Spanish. The first volume encompasses a further 30 papers about 20 PCLs and 14 NDVs. The conference was held at the University of Graz (Austria) on July 8th–11th 2015. The papers fall into six categories: (1) Theoretical aspects of pluricentricity and the description of variation in Portuguese; (2) Characteristics and developments of Brazilian Portuguese; (3) Features of non-dominant varieties of Portuguese in Asia and Africa; (4) Characteristics of national varieties of Spanish; (5) Second level pluricentricity in European Spanish and European Portuguese; (6) Migrant pluricentricity of Portuguese.

Rudolf Muhr is head of the Austrian German Research Centre at the University of Graz and coordinator of the Working Group on Non-Dominant Varieties of Pluricentric Languages (WGNDV).
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Title:Pluricentric Languages and Non-Dominant Varieties Worldwide: Part II: The Pluricentricity of…Format:HardcoverDimensions:8 × 6 × 1 inPublished:September 21, 2016Publisher:Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der WissenschaftenLanguage:English

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Theoretical aspects of pluricentricity and the description of variation in Portuguese; Pioneering papers about characteristics and developments of Brazilian Portuguese; Features of emerging non-dominant varieties of Portuguese in Asia and Africa; The delimitation of the national varieties of Spanish in Argentina and Central America; Pre-scientific codification and second-level pluricentricity etc.