Suzanne Romaine

List of John Benjamins publications for which Suzanne Romaine plays a role.

Book series


Tok Pisin Texts: From the beginning to the present

Peter Mühlhäusler, Thomas E. Dutton and Suzanne Romaine

[Varieties of English Around the World, T9] 2003. x, 284 pp.
Subjects Creole studies | English linguistics | Germanic linguistics | Sociolinguistics and Dialectology

Creole Genesis, Attitudes and Discourse: Studies celebrating Charlene J. Sato

Edited by John R. Rickford and Suzanne Romaine

[Creole Language Library, 20] 1999. viii, 418 pp.
Subjects Contact Linguistics | Creole studies | Discourse studies | Pragmatics | Sociolinguistics and Dialectology


Romaine, Suzanne 2022 SociolinguisticsHandbook of Pragmatics: Manual, Verschueren, Jef and Jan-Ola Östman (eds.), pp. 1277–1285 | Chapter
Romaine, Suzanne 2011 1. Identity and multilingualismBilingual Youth: Spanish in English-speaking societies, Potowski, Kim and Jason Rothman (eds.), pp. 7–30 | Article
The study of the relationships between identity and multilingualism is more timely than ever in view of the fact that most of the world’s population is multilingual and that globalization of economies and intensification of migration have facilitated a mixture of languages, cultures and identities… read more
Romaine, Suzanne 2008 Language rights, human development and linguistic diversity in a globalizing worldUnity and Diversity of Languages, Sterkenburg, Piet van (ed.), pp. 85–96 | Article
This article discusses the semantic and pragmatic history of a grammatical construction consisting of a form of Be/Have + like followed by an infinitival verb form, which became obsolete in Standard English in the nineteenth century, but still survives in some regional varieties of British and… read more
This article examines the role of orthography in the standardization of pidgins and creoles with particular reference to Pidgin in Hawai'i. Although linguists have generally stressed the desirability of phonemic over non-phonemic or etymological orthographies as a prerequisite for… read more
Romaine, Suzanne 2001 English. A corpus-based view of gender in British and American EnglishGender Across Languages: The linguistic representation of women and men, Hellinger, Marlis and Hadumod Bußmann (eds.), pp. 153–175 | Article
1.Introduction 2. English as pluricentric language 3. English as a gendered language 3.1 Titles and forms of address 3.2 Androcentric generics 3.3 Reforming English 3.4 Language reform in public and private discourse 4. Reforming discourse and rhetoric 5. … read more
Rickford, John R. and Suzanne Romaine 1999 PrefaceCreole Genesis, Attitudes and Discourse: Studies celebrating Charlene J. Sato, Rickford, John R. and Suzanne Romaine (eds.), pp. 3 ff. | Article
Romaine, Suzanne and John R. Rickford 1999 Charlene Junko Sato (1951–1996): Biography and BibliographyCreole Genesis, Attitudes and Discourse: Studies celebrating Charlene J. Sato, Rickford, John R. and Suzanne Romaine (eds.), pp. 11 ff. | Article
Romaine, Suzanne 1997 Gender, grammar, and the space in betweenCommunicating Gender in Context, Kotthoff, Helga and Ruth Wodak (eds.), pp. 51 ff. | Article
Romaine, Suzanne 1995 The Grammaticalization of Irrealis in Tik PisinModality in Grammar and Discourse, Bybee, Joan L. and Suzanne Fleischman (eds.), pp. 389 ff. | Article
Romaine, Suzanne 1995 SociolinguisticsHandbook of Pragmatics: Manual, Verschueren, Jef, Jan-Ola Östman and Jan Blommaert † (eds.), pp. 489–495 | Article
Romaine, Suzanne 1995 “Lice he no good”: on [r] and [l] in Tok PisinDiscourse, Grammar and Typology: Papers in honor of John W.M. Verhaar, Abraham, Werner, T. Givón and Sandra A. Thompson (eds.), pp. 309 ff. | Article
Romaine, Suzanne 1993 The Decline of Predicate Marking in Tok PisinAtlantic Meets Pacific: A global view of pidginization and creolization, Byrne, Francis and John Holm † (eds.), pp. 251 ff. | Article
Romaine, Suzanne 1988 Some Differences Between Spoken and Written Tok PisinEnglish World-Wide 9:2, pp. 243–269 | Article
Romaine, Suzanne and Fiona Wright 1987 Short Forms in Tok PisinJournal of Pidgin and Creole Languages 2:1, pp. 62–66 | To be specified
Romaine, Suzanne 1986 Review of Görlach (1985): Focus on: ScotlandEnglish World-Wide 7:1, pp. 137–140 | Review
Romaine, Suzanne 1985 The Problem of Short /a/ in ScotlandEnglish World-Wide 6:2, pp. 165–197 | Article
Romaine, Suzanne 1980 Review of Milroy (1980): Language and Social NetworksEnglish World-Wide 1:2, pp. 264–268 | Review