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A bibliography of pidgin and creole languages

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Published by University Press of Hawaii in Honolulu .
Written in English


  • Pidgin languages -- Bibliography.,
  • Creole dialects -- Bibliography.

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Edition Notes

Includes indexes.

Statementcompiled by John E. Reinecke, in collaboration with David DeCamp ... [et al.] and with the generous assistance of many more.
SeriesOceanic linguistics special publications ;, no. 14, Oceanic linguistics special publication ;, no. 14.
LC ClassificationsZ7124 .R43, PM7802 .R43
The Physical Object
Paginationlxxii, 804 p. ;
Number of Pages804
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5441614M
ISBN 10082480306X
LC Control Number73091459

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This introduction to the linguistic study of pidgin and creole languages is clearly designed as an introductory course book. It does not demand a high level of previous linguistic knowledge. Part I: General Aspects and Part II: Theories of Genesis constitute the core for presentation and discussion in the classroom, while Part III: Sketches of Individual Languages (such as Eskimo Pidgin. These books represent the most systematic and comprehensive guide ever published to the world's pidgins, creoles and mixed languages, designed, edited, and written by the world's leading experts in the field. The three-volume Survey brings together over ninety leading experts to present concise accounts of the world's pidgin and creole languages. A creole language, or simply creole, is a stable natural language that develops from the simplifying and mixing of different languages into a new one within a fairly brief period of time: often, a pidgin evolved into a full-fledged language. While the concept is similar to that of a mixed or hybrid language, creoles are often characterized by a tendency to systematize their inherited grammar. A bibliography of pidgin and Creole languages. Oceanic Linguistics Special Publication Honolulu: Univ. of Hawaii Press. E-mail Citation» A massive page bibliography of pidgins and Creoles; given its publication date, mostly useful for the older sources it supplies. Romaine, Suzanne. Pidgin and Creole languages. Longman.

I noticed this article has no figures or photos, which makes it kind of boring to read (sorry to say). I took this photo of a road sign in Guadeloupe, and I think it is an instructive example of the metaphoric character of creole languages - in this case Guadeloupe r, I am biased myself, and would rather want an uninvolved editor to consider if it is relevant and how it could be. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "CIRELFA, ACCT. "Une révision mais aussi une remise à jour des bibliographies antérieurs"--Page 4 cover. Earliest Documents. These are the earliest documents on Melanesian Pidgin English. Most of these references were taken from Robert A. Hall, Jr. Pidgin and Creole Languages Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press () [Out of Print: Search for this book. Churchill, William (). Full Description: "Seminar paper from the year in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Linguistics, grade: 2,0, University of Leipzig (Institute for British Studies), course: Pidgin & Creole, 13 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: Pidgins and Creoles occur all over the world and they have been given more and more scholarly attention.

Pidgins and Creoles (Language and society) by Todd, Loreto and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at about pidgin/creole languages, although newspapers and periodicals regularly printed wholly or partly in pidgin/creole languages are included and listed in a separate index (pp. ); (2) tape or disc recordings of pidgin/creole languages; (3) much background material 1. A Bibliography of Pidgin and Creole Languages. By John Reinecke, Stanley. The Journal of Pidgin and Creole Languages (JPCL) aims to provide a forum for the scholarly study of pidgins, creoles, and other contact language varieties, from multi-disciplinary perspectives. The journal places special emphasis on current research devoted to empirical description, theoretical issues, and the broader implications of the study of contact languages for theories of language. Type 1: Jargon Creole. Type 2: Jargon Stabilized pidgin Creole. Type 3: Jargon Stabilized pidgin Expanded pidgin Creole. Most known instances fall under Type 3 and are wide-spread creoles that are still fully-functioning and in use today such as Tok Pisin (spoken largely in Papua New Guinea as an official language and the most broadly used in that country) and West African Pidgin English.