Debating Dialect: Essays on the Philosophy of Dialect Study

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Robert J. Penhallurick
University of Wales Press, 2000 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 128 pages
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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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Contents

Dialectology and the Place
2
On Dialectology
116
Index
125
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Robert Penhallurick is Lecturer in English Language at the University of Wales Swansea as well as the curator of the Archive of Welsh English. He is the author of The Anglo-Welsh Dialects of North Wales (1991), Gowerland and its Language (1994), and many articles on dialect and dialectology.

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