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...
Amsterdam ; Philadelphia :
|Series:||Studies in bilingualism ;
v. 13. |
|Online Access:||Available via EBSCO eBook Collection|
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- DIALECT DEATH THE CASE OF BRULE SPANISH; Editorial page; Title page; Copyright page; Dedication; Table of contents; Preface and Acknowledgments; List of Figures; List of Tables; 1. Introduction; 2. Organization of the Study; 3. History of the Brule Dwellers; 4. Language Death; 5. The Brule Dialect; 6. Social Factors Contributing To The Death Of Brule Spanish; 7. Summary and Conclusions; Notes; References; Author Index; Subject Index