Studies in Contact Linguistics: Essays in Honor of Glenn G. Gilbert

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Glenn G. Gilbert, Janet M. Fuller, Linda L. Thornburg
P. Lang, Jan 1, 2006 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 334 pages
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This state-of-the-art volume features fourteen contributions by internationally renowned scholars covering three areas of contact linguistics: (1) Creolistics, beginning with an essay on the rise of the meaning and use of the word

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The odyssey of criollo
Black white contacts and the maintenance of identity
The origins of the Afrikaans prenominal possessive systems

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Janet M. Fuller is Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology at Southern Illinois University. She completed her Ph.D. in linguistics at the University of South Carolina, her M.A. in American studies and ethnology at the Freie Universitat Berlin, and her B.A. in anthropology at Macalester College in Minnesota. Her research interests include language contact and bilinguals (German/English and Spanish/English), sociolinguistics, discourse analysis, and gender studies.

Linda L. Thornburg holds a B.A. in English literature and an M.A, in English as a foreign language from Southern Illinois University, and a Ph.D. m linguistics from the University of Southern California. She has taught at California State University, Fresno; Lorand Eotvos University, Budapest, where she was a Fulbright Scholar and Associate Professor; and at Hamburg University. She has published numerous articles on grammatical reflections of conceptual metonymy, metaphor, and pragmatics with Klaus-Uwe Panther, with whom she is co-editor of

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