By Umberto Ansaldo (Ed.), Stephen Matthews (Ed.), Lisa Lim (Ed.)

ISBN-10: 9027229856

ISBN-13: 9789027229854

ISBN-10: 9027292396

ISBN-13: 9789027292391

Deconstructing Creole is a suite of reviews geared toward severely assessing the assumption of creole languages as a homogeneous structural variety with shared and bizarre styles of genesis. Following up at the severe dialogue of notions of ‘creole exceptionalism’ as ancient and ideological constructs, this quantity assessments the elemental assumptions that underlie present makes an attempt to offer ‘creole constitution’ as a unique style, from typological in addition to sociohistorical views. The sum of the findings provided right here means that cautious empirical research of enter forms and phone environments can clarify the structural output with out recourse to a superb genesis state of affairs. Echoing calls to dissolve the thought of ‘creolization’ as a different diachronic technique, this quantity proposes that theoretically grounded techniques to the notions of simplicity, complexity, transmission, and so on. don't warrant contemplating so-called ‘creole’ languages as a distinct synchronic sort.

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The Structure of Creole Words: Segmental, Syllabic and Morphological Aspects. Tübingen: Max Niemeyer Verlag. Bickerton, D. 1990. Language and Species. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Bollée, A. 2003. Redupliation in Seychelles Creole. In Kouwenberg, S. ). Twice as Meaningful: Reduplication in Pidgins, Creoles, and Other Contact Languages. ] London: Battlebridge. 219–225. Booij, G. 2004. Inflection and derivation. , C. Lehmann, J. Mugdan, W. Kesselheim & S. Skopeteas (eds). Morphologie/ Morphology.

Se piisang s-ara-makang. 1sg banana 1sg-prog-eat The presence of languages such as (Mandarin) Chinese, Yoruba, etc. give us enough proof that old E-languages do not have to possess inflectional (affixational) morphology. However, we still need to answer the question of whether the possession of inflectional morphology implies that a language is old. Gil (2001) shows that Riau Indonesian, while old (from a social perspective) does not make use of inflectional morphology, and Ansaldo and Nordhoff (forthcoming) question the correlation between age and the presence of inflectional morphology.

Defining Creole. New York: Oxford University Press. Muysken, P. 2004. Pidginization, creolization, and language death. In Booij, G. & C. Lehmann, J. Mugdan, S. Skopeteas & W. Kesselheim (eds). Morphologie/ Morphology. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter. 1653–1661. Parkvall, M. 2003. Reduplication in the Atlantic Creoles. In Kouwenberg, S. ). Twice as Meaningful: Reduplication in Pidgins, Creoles, and Other Contact Languages. ] London: Battlebridge. 19–36. Plag, I. ). 2003. Phonology and Morphology of Creole Languages.

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