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    Greek Cypriots in London: an empirical study of language use, attitudes and identity

    Finnis, K. and Gardner-Chloros, Penelope and McEntee-Atalianis, Lisa (2005) Greek Cypriots in London: an empirical study of language use, attitudes and identity. In: Paparousi, M. and Tsokalidou, R. (eds.) Identity issues in the Greek diaspora: Language and Literature. Athens, Greece: Metaixmio. ISBN 9789603758488.

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    Abstract

    Book synopsis: In this volume includes texts known researchers and researchers trying to show, through the study of language and literature, identity issues starting in the context of the Greek diaspora. Each text, through the experience and perspective of his / her author elucidates the connection of language and literature with diverse identitarian issues, which are characterized by complex and often contradictory experiencing reality processes especially when it is formed under conditions of linguistic and cultural contact. The first part of the book includes texts on language and identity as part of the Greek diaspora. The texts provide a useful, particularly for Greek literature, a collection of reflections and approaches to numerous Greek-speaking diaspora communities and issues of ethno-linguistic vitality. The second part of the book includes texts on literature, through which raised concerns and searches around the concepts of identity and otherness.

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    Item Type: Book Section
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy > Applied Linguistics and Communication
    Depositing User: Sarah Hall
    Date Deposited: 06 Oct 2016 13:08
    Last Modified: 17 Jan 2017 10:34
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/16269

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