Dialects from Tropical Islands: Caribbean Spanish in the United States

1st Edition

Wilfredo Valentin-Marquez, Melvin Gonzalez-Rivera

Routledge
Published October 28, 2019
Reference - 226 Pages - 49 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138069756 - CAT# Y332633
Series: Routledge Studies in Hispanic and Lusophone Linguistics

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Summary

Dialects from Tropical Islands: Caribbean Spanish in the United States provides a comprehensive account of current research on Caribbean Spanish in the United States from different theoretical perspectives and linguistic areas.

This edited volume highlights current scholarship and linguistic analyses in four major areas relative to Caribbean Spanish in the United States: phonological and phonetic variation, morphosyntactic approaches, sociolinguistic perspectives, and heritage-language acquisition.

This volume will be of interest to linguists and philologists who specialize in Spanish, Caribbean Spanish, Spanish in the United States, or in Romance languages in general.

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