Topics in Language and Linguistics

French and Creole in Louisiana

Editors: Valdman, Albert (Ed.)

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Leading specialists on Cajun French and Louisiana Creole examine dialectology and sociolinguistics in this volume, the first comprehensive treatment of the linguistic situation of francophone Louisiana and its relation to the current development of French in North America outside of Quebec. Topics discussed include:

  • language shift and code mixing
  • speaker attitudes
  • the role of schools and media in the maintenance of these languages
  • and such language planning initiatives as the CODOFIL program to revive the sue of French in Louisiana. £/LIST£

  • Table of contents (14 chapters)

    • Introduction

      Valdman, Albert

      Pages 1-23

    • The Sociolinguistic Situation of Cajun French

      Blyth, Carl

      Pages 25-46

    • Field Method in Four Cajun Communities in Louisiana

      Dubois, Sylvie

      Pages 47-70

    • A Structural Sketch of the Cajun French Spoken in Lafourche and Terrebonne Parishes

      Papen, Robert A. (et al.)

      Pages 71-108

    • The Structure of Louisiana Creole

      Valdman, Albert (et al.)

      Pages 109-144

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    eBook $209.00
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    • ISBN 978-1-4419-3262-4
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    Bibliographic Information

    Bibliographic Information
    Book Title
    French and Creole in Louisiana
    Editors
    • Albert Valdman
    Series Title
    Topics in Language and Linguistics
    Copyright
    1997
    Publisher
    Springer US
    Copyright Holder
    Springer Science+Business Media New York
    eBook ISBN
    978-1-4757-5278-6
    DOI
    10.1007/978-1-4757-5278-6
    Hardcover ISBN
    978-0-306-45464-6
    Softcover ISBN
    978-1-4419-3262-4
    Edition Number
    1
    Number of Pages
    XVI, 372
    Topics