When Creole and Spanish collide language and cultural contact in the Caribbean /

"Generations of West Indian migrants have long called Central America home. The descendants of these Creole English speakers live in communal enclaves along the Caribbean coast of Central America, where their Creole heritage and language are in contact zones with Spanish language and culture. W...

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Other Authors / Creators:Leung, Glenda-Alicia, editor.
Loschky, Miki, editor.
Format: Electronic eBook
Imprint: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2021]
Series:Caribbean series, volume 39
Online Access:Available in ProQuest Ebook Central - Academic Complete.
Table of Contents:
  • Semiotics and literary imaginings in Creole contexts. Colombian Caribbean : theory, criticism and writing / Marcelo José Cabarcas Ortega
  • If signs could talk : the linguistic landscape of the Archipelago of San Andrés, Colombia / Falcon Restrepo-Ramospart
  • Linguistic clash and consequence. Language variation, language ideologies, and challenges to language development in the Creole-speaking communities of San Andrés, Providence, and the Nicaraguan coast / Angela Bartens
  • Lexical transfer from Spanish into Limonese Creole / Marva Spence Sharpe
  • Limonese syllable structure : language innovation in Creoles / Yolanda Rivera Castillo, Marisol Joseph-Haynes and Camille A. Wagner Rodríguez
  • "Lo que hacen mix es el Kriol y el English" : how Spanish speakers reconcile linguistic encounters with English and Kriol in Belize / Nicté Fuller Medina
  • Creole counter-clash. Perceptions on language, identity and culture by Dominicans on St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands / Daniel S. D'Arpa
  • Language attrition in Papiamentu-Jamaican Creole contact : revelations of the determiner phrase / Trecel Messam
  • Evolving ethnicities in the diaspora. When a Paña speaks Creole : crossing ethnolinguistic boundaries / Monique Schoch Ángel
  • Afro-Panamanian creolization / Francis Njubi Nesbitt
  • Living linguistic identities and ideologies. The multiplex symbolic functions of Spanish in multilingual Belize / Britta Schneider
  • Samples of linguistic repertoires, language shift patterns and perceptions of Spanish in Bluefields, Nicaragua / Karen López Alonzo
  • Generalmente el Criol es empezamos en Inglés y terminamos en Español : language attitudes and ideologies in Puerto Limón, Costa Rica / Ashley LaBoda
  • Epilogue: Sisters of the shell.