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Scottish Newspapers, Language and Identity (Hardcover, New) Loot Price: R1,499
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Scottish Newspapers, Language and Identity (Hardcover, New): Fiona M. Douglas

Scottish Newspapers, Language and Identity (Hardcover, New)

Fiona M. Douglas

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The first decade of the new Scottish Parliament has seen the emergence of a new-found national confidence. 'Scottishness' is clearly alive and flourishing. This book offers new and detailed insights into Scottish language and its usage by the Scottish press. To what extent does the use of identifiably Scottish lexical features help them to maintain their distinctive Scottish identity and appeal to their readership? Which Scottish words and phrases do the papers use and where, is it a symbolic gesture, do they all behave in the same way, and has this changed since devolution? Combining analysis of broad trends with detailed discussion of individual Scottish words and phrases, its timely publication coincides with a period when interest in things Scottish is at an all time high.

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Imprint: Edinburgh University Press
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Release date: April 2009
First published: April 2009
Authors: Fiona M. Douglas
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 18mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 200
Edition: New
ISBN-13: 978-0-7486-2437-9
Categories: Books > Humanities > History > British & Irish history > General
Books > History > British & Irish history > General
LSN: 0-7486-2437-6
Barcode: 9780748624379

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