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Re: Creolization

From:Arthaey Angosii <arthaey@...>
Date:Wednesday, December 29, 2004, 12:37
Emaelivpeith Thomas R. Wier:
> Chris Bates wrote: > > > Isaac wrote: > > > Oh dear! This is what I had been led to believe was the current > > > thought on pidgin > creole formation. Could you possibly point me to a > > > website or paper (on- or offline) that discusses this? > > > > As I already said I'm really interested in pidgins and creoles and their > > formation at the moment, so the request for more information is > > seconded. :)
Actually, it was me that Chris was quoting, not Isaac. :)
> Some good books on the subject: > > Salikoko Mufwene _The Ecology of Language Evolution_ > Michel Degraff _Language Creation and Language Change: Creolization, > Diachrony, and Development_
Thank you for the book recommendations! I'll see if my library carries either... or maybe I'll have to get some mileage out of the bookstore gift cards I received for Christmas. ;) -- AA (watch the Reply-To!)