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Roots of Creole Structures
Language: en
Pages: 446
Authors: Susanne Michaelis
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

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This book reflects an ongoing shift in the study of contact languages: After a period of history-free universalism, it directs the attention to the individual h
The Atlas of Pidgin and Creole Language Structures
Language: en
Pages: 572
Authors: Susanne Maria Michaelis
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-09-05 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

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The Atlas presents commentaries and colour maps showing how 130 linguistic features - phonological, syntactic, morphological, and lexical - are distributed amon
Creoles, their Substrates, and Language Typology
Language: en
Pages: 626
Authors: Claire Lefebvre
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-02-17 - Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

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Since creole languages draw their properties from both their substrate and superstrate sources, the typological classification of creoles has long been a major
The Emergence of Creole Syllable Structure
Language: en
Pages: 335
Authors: Mareile Schramm
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-12-12 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

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This book presents an empirical study of syllable structure and phonotactic restructuring in six Caribbean creoles with Dutch, English and French as main lexifi
Development and Structures of Creole Languages
Language: en
Pages: 222
Authors: Francis Byrne
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991-03-15 - Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

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This collection of original essays is intended to both celebrate Derek Bickerton's sixty-fifth birthday and honor his long and eminent career. Each author inclu
Origins of a Creole
Language: en
Pages: 401
Authors: Bart Jacobs
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-05-29 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

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This study embarks on the intriguing quest for the origins of the Caribbean creole language Papiamentu. In the literature on the issue, widely diverging hypothe
Social and structural aspects of language contact and change
Language: en
Pages: 338
Authors: Bettina Migge
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-10-20 - Publisher: Language Science Press

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This book brings together papers that discuss social and structural aspects of language contact and language change. Several papers look at the relevance of his
The Routledge Handbook of Pidgin and Creole Languages
Language: en
Pages: 538
Authors: Umberto Ansaldo
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-11-29 - Publisher: Routledge

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The Routledge Handbook of Pidgin and Creole Languages offers a state-of-the-art collection of original contributions in the area of Pidgin and Creole studies. P
Creole Studies – Phylogenetic Approaches
Language: en
Pages: 426
Authors: Peter Bakker
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-05-31 - Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing Company

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This book launches a new approach to creole studies founded on phylogenetic network analysis. Phylogenetic approaches offer new visualisation techniques and ins
Pidgins, Creoles and Mixed Languages
Language: en
Pages: 599
Authors: Viveka Velupillai
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-04-15 - Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing Company

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This lucid and theory-neutral introduction to the study of pidgins, creoles and mixed languages covers both theoretical and empirical issues pertinent to the fi