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Style and Sociolinguistic Variation

By: Penelope Eckert and John R. Rickford (eds)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012781

ISBN: 0521591910

Condition: New


This study of sociolinguistic variation examines the relation between social identity and ways of speaking. Studying variations in language not only reveals a great deal about speakers’ strategies with respect to variables such as social class, gender, ethnicity and age, it also affords us the opportunity to observe linguistic change in progress. The volume brings together leading experts from a range of disciplines to create a broad perspective on the study of style and variation. Beginning with an introduction to theoretical issues, the book goes on to discuss key approaches to stylistic v... View more info

Style and Sociolinguistic Variation

By: Penelope Eckert and John R. Rickford (eds)

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012782

ISBN: 0521597897

Condition: New


This study of sociolinguistic variation examines the relation between social identity and ways of speaking. Studying variations in language not only reveals a great deal about speakers’ strategies with respect to variables such as social class, gender, ethnicity and age, it also affords us the opportunity to observe linguistic change in progress. The volume brings together leading experts from a range of disciplines to create a broad perspective on the study of style and variation. Beginning with an introduction to theoretical issues, the book goes on to discuss key approaches to stylistic v... View more info