Living Memory : The Social Aesthetics of Language in a Northern Italian Town (Hardcover)

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"Living Memory" investigates the complex question of language and its place at the heart of Bergamasco culture in northern Italy.

- Integrates extensive participant observation with sociolinguistic data collection
- Reveals the political and social dynamics of a national language (Italian) and a local dialect (Bergamasco) struggling for survival
- Introduces the original concept of the "social aesthetics of language" the interweaving of culturally-shaped and emotionally felt dimensions of language-choice
- Written to be accessible to students and specialists alike


Publisher Blackwell Pub
Mfg Part# 9781405168823
SKU 210677370
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 140516882X
Release Date 8/13/2012
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0252
Publisher Wiley-Blackwell
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