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Talking ProperThe Rise of Accent as Social Symbol

Talking Proper: The Rise of Accent as Social Symbol

Lynda Mugglestone

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199250622
eISBN:
9780191719486
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250622.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

This book is a history of the rise and fall of the English accent as a badge of cultural, social, and class identity. The book traces the origins of the phenomenon in late 18th-century London, ... More

Varieties of Spoken French

Varieties of Spoken French

Sylvain Detey, Jacques Durand, Bernard Laks, and Chantal Lyche (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199573714
eISBN:
9780191818011
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573714.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book examines the variation found in modern spoken French, based on the research programme ‘Phonology of Contemporary French’ (Phonologie du Français Contemporain, PFC). Extensive data are drawn ... More

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