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European vernacular literacy : a sociolinguistic and historical introduction

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

New perspectives on language and education, Multilingual Matters, Bristol, UK ; Buffalo, p.90 (2010)

Call Number:

Cubb PE2751 .F54 2010

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8666893

Keywords:

English language--Study and teaching--Europe, English language--Variation--Europe, Languages in contact, Linguistic change

Abstract:

Contents: Why has interest in languages and literacies increased so much lately? -- What is a 'language' of vernacular literacy? -- The rise of vernaculars of literacy in Europe -- Macro-factors in the societal spread of vernacular literacy -- Heroes of European vernacular literacy -- Micro-factors in the societal spread of vernacular literacy -- The 'literacy bullies on the block' -- Vernacular literacy for what?

Publication Language:

eng