Monika Wegmann

Language in Space

The Cartographic Representation of Dialects

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Auteur Monika Wegmann
Editeur ELIPHI - Éditions de Linguistique et Philologie
Distributeur Association de Boccard

The cartographic representation of geolinguistic data and the resulting question of the spatial structure of language has been a controversial issue both in English and in Romance as well as in German linguistics for more than a century. The present investigation focuses on the East and the South-East of England, the epicentre of the written English language since Middle English times. In its historical part, this book examines traditional dialect geographers’ maps and methods from the beginn ...