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Author Adejunmobi, Dr. Moradewun
Title Vernacular Palaver : Imaginations of the Local and Non-Native Languages in West Africa
Imprint Bristol : Channel View Publications, 2004
©2004
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Descript 1 online resource (236 pages)
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Series Languages for Intercultural Communication and Education
Languages for Intercultural Communication and Education
Note Intro -- Contents -- Introduction -- Acknowledgements -- Chapter 1 Colonial Encounters and Discourses of the Vernacular -- Chapter 2 African Literature, European Languages and Imaginations of the Local -- Chapter 3 Foreign Languages, Local Audiences: The Case of Nigerian Video Film in English -- Chapter 4 Romance Without Borders: Narrating Love, Femininity, and the Local in Contemporary Ivory Coast -- Chapter 5 Languages of Wider Communication and Alternative Sites of Belonging -- Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Index
This book highlights the continuing appeal of local identities for participants in social networks where communication occurs in languages that are not mother tongues.It demonstrates the importance of notions of localness and locality for speakers of non-native languages, despite the growing prominence of global languages in their lives
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Adejunmobi, Dr. Moradewun Vernacular Palaver : Imaginations of the Local and Non-Native Languages in West Africa Bristol : Channel View Publications,c2004 9781853597732
Subject Sociolinguistics -- Africa, West.;Africa, West -- Languages
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