Chicano English

An ethnic contact dialect

ISBN 9789027248657 | EUR 90.00 | USD 135.00
ISBN 9789027286352 | EUR 90.00 | USD 135.00

Chicano English can rightly be said to be, in its different varieties, the most widespread ethnic dialect of U.S. English, spoken by large sections of the population in the American Southwest. It represents a type of speech referred to by E. Haugen as a ‘bilingual’ dialect, having developed out of a stable Spanish-English setting. In their book, the authors provide a comprehensive examination of Chicano English, devoting particular emphasis to the social factors determining its characteristic features and uses. Special attention is given to the question of homogeneity as against ordered variation within Chicano English, to features of pronunciation and grammar, to its communicative functions, to the evaluative attitudes of its speakers and others and, finally, to its uses in literature and the media. In spite of its importance, Chicano English has been insufficiently documented; this monograph is intended to contribute towards redressing the balance.

[Varieties of English Around the World, G7]  1985.  vii, 112 pp.
Publishing status: Available
Table of Contents
The Southwest as a Linguistic Area
Los Chicanos
Speech aspects of Chicano English
Literacy Development
Language Attitudes
Representations of Chicano English in the Media
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BIC Subject: CF – Linguistics
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
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