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Title Pidgins and creoles: current trends and prospects. David De Camp [and] Ian F. Hancock, editors.
Published Washington, Georgetown University Press [1974]
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Description vi, 137 pages illustrations 23 cm
Content Type text
Format volume
Note "This collection of papers represents the summation of ideas exchanged at the pidgin and creole interest group session ... at the 1972 Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics (GURT)."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents African influences on the English of San Andrés Island, Colombia / Jay Edwards -- Guyanese: a French Creole / Marguerite Saint-Jacques Fauquenoy -- Decreolization: coexistent systems and the post-Creole continuum / Richard R. Day -- Neutralizations, iteratives, and ideophones: the locus of language in Jamaica / David DeCamp -- A language-universals approach to Pidgins and Creoles / Paul Kay and Gillian Sankoff -- On the acquisition of native speakers by a language / Gillian Sankoff and Suzanne Laberge -- Priorities in Creole studies / Derek Bickerton -- Some suggestions for greater concensus in Creole terminology / Charles-James N. Bailey -- The insights of the mesolect / John R. Rickford -- Two morpheme structure rules in an English proto-Creole / Sister Mary Canice Johnson, RSM -- Shelta: A problem of classification / Ian F. Hancock.
Subject Pidgin languages.
Creole dialects.
Related Names De Camp, David, editor.
Hancock, Ian F., editor.
Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics (23rd : 1972)
ISBN 0878402063
OCLC number 1057053