Dialect death : the case of Brule Spanish /

The Brule Dwellers of Ascension Parish are descendants of Canary Island immigrants who came to Louisiana in the late 1700s. A few residents in and around the Ascension Parish area still speak an archaic dialect of Spanish which is at the brink of linguistic extinction. Because the Brule dialect is i...

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Main Author: Holloway, Charles E.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins, ©1997.
Series:Studies in bilingualism ; v. 13.
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520 |a The Brule Dwellers of Ascension Parish are descendants of Canary Island immigrants who came to Louisiana in the late 1700s. A few residents in and around the Ascension Parish area still speak an archaic dialect of Spanish which is at the brink of linguistic extinction. Because the Brule dialect is in the final stages of what is commonly known as "language death", the case of Brule Spanish presents an exciting opportunity to investigate commonly held assumptions regarding the structural changes often associated with vestigial languages. Its relative isolation from other dialects of Spanish for. 
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650 0 |a Language attrition  |z Louisiana  |z Ascension Parish. 
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