Mapping Poetic Bilingualism in Europe: Language Contacts and Cultural Transfers
This article presents preliminary results of a project studying multilingualism in world poetry. Multilingual interactions are particularly persistent in the contexts where either writers (poets) exist in multilingual sociocultural environments or they are moving from one country to another throughout their literary ...
Сorrelation of the oral and the written in topolect poetry
... using ‘topolect’ as a universal term for such entities, which allows them to be placed in a special category of language systems that occupy an intermediate level between the standard and the rather homogeneous territorial dialects in a kind of multilingualism that is characterized by the distribution of functions between idioms. The analysis of the poetic tradition of topolects makes it possible to reveal some general patterns of text functioning for the texts on de facto normalized, but ...
The sociolinguistic aspects of Russian-Spanish -Catalan multilingualism: The case of a bi-ethnic polylingual family in Catalonia
This article considers the phenomenon of multilingualism in the case of a Russian-Catalan family living in Spain in the autonomous community of Catalonia. The author defines the terms ‘bilingualism’ and ‘trilingualism’. The sociolinguistic situation in Catalonia is examined. The article ...
Ideology of English monolingualism as the basis of the US language policy
14. Language Use in the United States: 2007 // U. S. Census Bureau. URL: http://www.census.gov./population/www/socdemo/language/appendix.html (дата обращения: 30.07.2011).
Skachkova I. I.
monolingualism, minority languages, multilingualism, official language, the language policy.