French and Creole in Louisiana

  • Albert Valdman

Part of the Topics in Language and Linguistics book series (TLLI)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Albert Valdman
    Pages 1-23
  3. Albert Valdman, Thomas A. Klingler
    Pages 109-144
  4. Thomas A. Klingler, Michael D. Picone, Albert Valdman
    Pages 145-181
  5. Jacques Henry
    Pages 183-213
  6. Becky Brown
    Pages 215-235
  7. Julianne Maher
    Pages 237-253
  8. Raymond Mougeon
    Pages 287-313
  9. Pierre Rézeau
    Pages 315-332
  10. Margaret M. Marshall
    Pages 333-349
  11. Barry Jean Ancelet
    Pages 351-359
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 361-372

About this book


Leading specialists on Cajun French and Louisiana Creole examine dialectology and sociolinguistics in this volume, the first comprehensive treatment of the linguistic situation of francophone Louisiana and its relation to the current development of French in North America outside of Quebec. Topics discussed include:
  • language shift and code mixing
  • speaker attitudes
  • the role of schools and media in the maintenance of these languages
  • and such language planning initiatives as the CODOFIL program to revive the sue of French in Louisiana. £/LIST£
  • Keywords

    Action dialectology language linguistics sociolinguistics

    Editors and affiliations

    • Albert Valdman
      • 1
    1. 1.Indiana UniversityBloomingtonUSA

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