Language in Space
The Cartographic Representation of DialectsDisponible
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|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...