A Source Book for Irish English (Library & Information Sources in Linguistics No. 27)
By: Raymond Hickey (author)Hardback
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The current book intends to provide a flexible and comprehensive bibliographical tool to those scholars working or interested in Irish English. A whole range of references (approx. 2,500) relating to Irish English in all its aspects are gathered together here and in the majority of cases annotations are supplied. The book has a detailed introduction dealing the history of Irish English, the documentation available and contains an overview of the themes in Irish English which have occupied linguists working in the field. Various appendixes offer information on the history of Irish English studies and biographical notes on scholars from this area. All the bibliographical material is contained on the accompanying CD-ROM along with appropriate software (Windows, PC) for processing the databases and texts. The databases are fully searchable, information can be exported at will and customised extracts can be created by users from within an intuitive software interface. This bibliography is part of a larger project, called the Irish English Resource Centre. Additions and updates to the bibliography can be found on the centre's website.
1. Foreword; 2. I. An historical outline; 3. 1. Matters of terminology; 4. 2. External history of Irish English; 5. 3. English in the north of Ireland; 6. 4. Documents for the first period; 7. 5. Forth and Bargy; 8. II. Research themes; 9. III. Annotated bibliography; 10. 1. English in Ireland; 11. 2. Extra-territorial varieties; 12. 3. Additional languages; 13. 4. General references; 14. 5. Collections; 15. IV. Appendixes; 16. V. Index of names; 17. VI. Software for A Source Book for Irish English; 18. VII. Update information
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