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  Accueil > Autres parutions > James COSTA, Revitalising Language in Provence: A Critical Approach

 

par James COSTA

aaRevitalising Language in Provence: A Critical Approach

 

Revitalising Language in Provence: A Critical Approach questions the concept of language revitalization and challenges the field’s main tenets through a detailed analysis Southern France’s Provençal movement, one of Europe’s longest standing language revitalisation projects. 

  • Presents a wealth of new research data relating to revitalising language movement
  • Offers an innovative new way of problematizing language revitalisation
  • Questions the very concept of language revitalisation and challenges the field’s main tenets
  • Reveals what language revitalisation movements really stand for, what they use language for, and who the people spearheading these movements are

 

Contents / Table des matières

  1. Preface - Researching language revitalisation from a critical sociolinguistic perspective
  2. Revitalising - Language revitalisation: a genealogy
  3. Defining language revitalisation
  4. Revitalisation as recategorisation
  5. Conflict in the Occitan South of France - Does context stink?
  6. What the Occitan Language movement is up against: the French Nationalist and Linguistic Project
  7. Reviving Occitan
  8. Internal struggles
  9. Legitimacy - Legitimate language and traditional speakers
  10. Children as ambiguous participants in language revitalisation
  11. Conclusion: wrestling with classifi cations in a world of signs

 

Costa James, 2016, Revitalising Language in Provence: A Critical Approach, Oxford: Blackwell & Philological Society, 192 p.

Daté de 2016, mais paru en mars 2017

 

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