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              Books by Shana Poplack

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              The English History of African American English

              The English History of African American English (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Poplack, Shana

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              Much scholarly work assumes that African American Vernacular English (AAVE) derives from an earlier plantation creole. This volume explores an alternative hypothesis: that the characteristic features were acquired from the varieties of English to which early speakers were exposed....
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              ISBN 9780631212621
              Released NZ 20 Nov 1999
              Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Language in Society
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              African American English in the Diaspora

              African American English in the Diaspora (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Poplack, Shana; Tagliamonte, Sali A.

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              Investigates the origins of contemporary African American Vernacular English (AAVE), one of the oldest, yet unsolved, questions in sociolinguistics. This volume presents a comprehensive analysis of tense and aspect as manifested in recorded conversations with 101 former slaves an...d their descendants.
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              ISBN 9780631212669
              Released NZ 17 Aug 2001
              Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Language in Society
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              Borrowing: Loanwords in the Speech Community and in the Grammar
               

              Borrowing: Loanwords in the Speech Community and in the Grammar (Hardback)

              By Poplack, Shana

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              This book focuses on the process of lexical borrowing: how bilinguals introduce and adapt foreign items into recipient-language grammatical structure; how these forms diffuse across speakers and communities; how long they persist in real time; and whether they change over the dur...ation. Building on more than three decades of original research, Shana Poplack demystifies the phenomenon of borrowing as practiced by bilinguals in the context of their speech communities.
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              ISBN 9780190256388
              Released NZ 8 Mar 2018
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Borrowing: Loanwords in the Speech Community and in the Grammar
               

              Borrowing: Loanwords in the Speech Community and in the Grammar (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Poplack, Shana

              • RRP: $70.99
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              This book focuses on the process of lexical borrowing: how bilinguals introduce and adapt foreign items into recipient-language grammatical structure; how these forms diffuse across speakers and communities; how long they persist in real time; and whether they change over the dur...ation. Building on more than three decades of original research, Shana Poplack demystifies the phenomenon of borrowing as practiced by bilinguals in the context of their speech communities.
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              ISBN 9780190256371
              Released NZ 8 Mar 2018
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
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              The Ecology of Language Evolution
               

              The Ecology of Language Evolution (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Mufwene, Salikoko S.; Series edited by Chaudenson, Robert; Kachru, Braj B.; Milroy, Lesley; Poplack, Shana

              • RRP: $161.50
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              This major new work explores the development of creoles and other new languages.

              ISBN 9780521794756
              Released NZ 8 Apr 2002
              Publisher Cambridge University Press
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Cambridge Approaches to Language Contact
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