Beyond Boundaries Language and Identity in Contemporary Europe Edited by: Paul Gubbins, Mike Holt

Format:
Paperback - 168 pages
Related Formats:
Hardback PDF 
ISBN:
9781853595554
Published:
06 Aug 2002
Publisher:
Multilingual Matters
Dimensions:
210 x 148
Availability:
Available

Summary

Language and identity are closely interwoven: this collection of essays examines their relationship in a multicultural Europe and beyond and explores various ways in which language is used to forge class, regional and national identity. The question of multiple identity and the role of English are also considered.

Author Biography:

Paul Gubbins, a former journalist, teaches German at the University of Salford. His research interests include language planning and policy and the international language Esperanto. 

Mike Holt is a lecturer in Arabic at the University of Salford. He has published work on Arabic linguistics and language and geopolitics.

Readership Level:

Postgraduate, Research / Professional




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