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Declercq, Christophe

Languages and the First World War: Communicating in a Transnational War

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Christophe Declercq, Julian Walker

Part I. Languages at the Front

2. ‘The … “parlez” is not going on very well “avec moi”’
Krista Cowman

3. ‘We did not speak a common language’
Richard S. Fogarty

4. Habsburg Languages at War
Tamara Scheer

5. Fritz and Tommy
Peter Doyle, Robin Schäfer

6. Caught in the Crossfire
Sandrijn Noortgate

Part II. Writing Home

7. Poetry, Parables and Codes
Hilary Footitt

8. ‘Dear Mother, I am very sorry I cannot write to you in Welsh …’
Ifor ap Glyn

9. Sociolinguistic Aspects of Italian War Propaganda
Koenraad Pont

10. Belgium and the Semantic Flux of Flemish, French and Flemings
Christophe Declercq

Part III. The Home Front

11. Malta in the First World War
Hillary Briffa

12. From Hatred to Hybridization
Gavin Bowd

13. Persuasion vs. Deception
Nick Milne

14. Linguistic Syncretism as a Marker of Ethnic Purity?
Marnix Beyen

Part IV. Collecting Conflict Words

15. English Words in War-Time
Lynda Mugglestone

16. ‘Extraordinary cheeriness and good will’
Julie Coleman

Keywords: Linguistics, Sociolinguistics

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Palgrave Studies in Languages at War
Page amount
291 pages
Category
Languages
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137550309
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-71543-5

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