Debating Dialect: Essays on the Philosophy of Dialect Study
Robert J. Penhallurick
University of Wales Press, 2000 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 128 pages
A collection of essays dealing with the fundamental issues in the study of dialect. This text offers critiques of orthodox views about dialect and dialectology, and as such is designed both to complement standard introductory volumes on dialectology and to refine understanding of the term dialect.
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