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Author Lippi-Green, Rosina.

Title Language ideology and language change in early modern German : a sociolinguistic study of the consonantal system of Nuremberg / Rosina Lippi-Green
Published Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins Pub. Co., [1994]
©1994
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 150 pages) : illustrations, map
Series Amsterdam studies in the theory and history of linguistic science. Series IV, Current issues in linguistic theory, 0304-0763 ; v. 119
Amsterdam studies in the theory and history of linguistic science. Series IV, Current issues in linguistic theory ; v. 119. 0304-0763
Contents LANGUAGE IDEOLOGY AND LANGUAGE CHANGE IN EARLY MODERN GERMAN; Editorial page; Title page; Copyright page; Dedication; PREFACE; Table of contents; LIST OF TABLES; LIST OF FIGURES; CHAPTER 1. LANGUAGE STANDARDIZATIONIN IDEOLOGICAL CONTEXT; CHAPTER 2. NUREMBERG AND ITS LANGUAGE; CHAPTER 3. THE DISTRIBUTION OF VARIABLE CONSONANT SETS; CHAPTER 4. SOCIAL IDENTITY, STYLISTIC FACTORSAND ORTHOGRAPHIC CONGRUITY; CHAPTER 5. STATISTICAL MODELS OF NUREMBERG'SCONSONANTAL VARIATION; CONCLUSIONS; APPENDIX A DEMOGRAPHIC DATA; APPENDIX B CODING GUIDELINES; APPENDIX C PRIMARY SOURCE LIST; APPENDIX D DATA
Summary This quantitative study, based on a computerized corpus of texts written by five men in early 16th-century Nuremberg, employs multivariate GLM statistical procedures to analyze the way linguistic, social and stylistic factors work individually and in interaction to influence variation observed in the texts. Over 70,000 tokens of variable consonants sets were analyzed, using network analysis as an alternate approach to quantification of relevant social identities, which allowed focus on individual behavior without discarding the analysis of group behaviors. The study provides evidence that conso
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 139-147) and index
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Subject German language -- Dialects -- Germany -- Nuremberg.
German language -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- Consonants.
German language -- Germany -- Nuremberg -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- Social aspects.
German language -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- Variation.
Linguistic change.
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ISBN 9027276706 (electronic bk.)
9789027276704 (electronic bk.)