Language Contact and Literary Representation in Latin America (NEMLA 2013)

The analysis and characterization of dialects in fictional works, especially those portraying regional, social, ethnic and register variation in American English, raise general questions about the theoretical validity, methodological reliability and empirical basis for such approaches in textual linguistics and literary criticism alike. Unlike literary dialects representing intra-linguistic variation, research oriented to examine speech in literary texts attempting to articulate two or more ...

Sponsoring Organization(s) : 
Northeast Modern Language Association, NEMLA
Event Name: 
NEMLA 2013
Event type: 
Event
Event date: 
Thursday, March 21, 2013 to Sunday, March 24, 2013
Event Location: 
Boston, MA
Abstract due date: 
Sunday, September 30, 2012
Categories: 
Hispanic & Latino
Interdisciplinary
Lingustics
Literary Theory
World Literatures
Anthropology/Sociology
Cultural Studies
Caribbean & Caribbean Diasporas
Native American
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