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Interfaces in Language

John Partridge

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ISBN 10: 1443823996 / ISBN 13: 9781443823999
Published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2010
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Title: Interfaces in Language

Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

Publication Date: 2010

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

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This volume resulted from the first Interfaces in Language conference held at the University of Kent as a result of the need perceived for the orthodox distinctions made between the various perceived divisions in language study, e.g. syntax vs. semantics vs. pragmatics vs. phonology vs. morphology, to be expanded into a wider concept of linguistic interfaces, for example language and music, language and politics, languages in mutual contact, languages in mutual conflict, language and literature. Potential contributors at the conference were encouraged to define and explore the particular interfaces which interested them, to see where there was common ground, where distinctions were to be made and where grey areas invite further investigation. The results were startling: contributors responded from America, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Israel, Poland, Spain and Switzerland as well as the UK, with themes ultimately grouped under three headings which have been roughly retained in this volume. Many of the wide range of resultant perspectives are represented here, as well as those treated by colleagues prevented at the last moment from attending the conference. Categories and Orthodoxies addresses some of the most traditional interfaces, whilst Contact and Conflict examines clashes and coalescences between languages; languages and politics; and, the mutual interaction of variants of a language and the imposition or choice of a non-native language over its native counterparts, and Language and Cognition sees language behaviour as partly at least influenced by factors other than those formally identified as strictly linguistic.

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John Partridge took his BA and Cert.Ed. at the University of Liverpool and his Dr.phil. in Theoretical Linguistics and German Philology at the University of Regensburg, Germany. He has taught English at school and university level in Germany and now lectures in German and Linguistics at the University of Kent, where he is the Director of the Centre for Language and Linguistic Studies, which he founded.

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