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0.2. History of linguistics, biographical data, organizations

0.2.1. Western traditions

0.2.1.6. Nineteenth century

52 Kolonialzeitliche Sprachforschung : die Beschreibung afrikanischer und ozeanischer Sprachen zur Zeit der deutschen Kolonialherrschaft / Thomas Stolz ; Christina Vossmann ; Barbara Dewein (Hrsg.). – Berlin : Akademie Verlag, 2011. – 312 p. – (Koloniale und postkoloniale Linguistik = Colonial and postcolonial linguistics ; 1).

53 Oosthuysen, J. C. (Koos): Extricating the description of the grammar of isiXhosa from a Eurocentric approach. – SAfrJAL 35/1, 2015, 83-92.

54 Rensburg, Christo van: Oor die eerste 50 jaar se maak aan Standaardafrikaans = Creating a standardised version of Afrikaans : the first 50 years. – TsGw 55/3, 2015, 319-342 | E. & Afrikaans ab.

55 Russow, Gerald: “… die Ursache der grammatischen Zersetzung des Kapholländischen…” : der Briefwechsel zwischen Hugo Schuchardt und Nicolaas Mansvelt. – GLS 78, 2012, 75-99 | Hugo Schuchardt (1842-1927) | Nicolaas Mansvelt (1852-1933).

56 Swart, Corlietha: Landmeter Von Wielligh op ongekarteerde taallandskap. – TNA 16/2, 2009, 92-104 | [Surveyor Von Wielligh in the unchartered linguistic landscape] | E. ab.

0.2.1.7. Twentieth century

57 Mafela, Munzhedzi James: L.T. Marole : a forgotten pioneer in Tshivend̯a lexicography. – Lexikos 18, 2008, 366-373 | E. & Afrikaans ab.

58 Zonneveld, Wim: Fonologie en het Afrikaans – van regels via parameters naar constraints. – TsGw 51/4, 2011, 730-745 | Phonology and Afrikaans – from rules to parameters to constraints.

0.2.1.8. Twenty-first century

59 [Jonge, Robert de] Jonge, Bob de: Robert Kirsner, Columbia School linguistics and cognitive grammar : a functionalist struggle. – NTaalk 20/2, 2015, 224-227 | Disc. of 299.

0.2.3. Biographical data

60 Roberge, Paul T.: Afrikaans : “Might it be a little more ‘South Africa’?”. – (509), 389-398 | On Hans den Besten’s work on Afrikaans.

61 Deumert, Ana: Giving voice : the archive in Afrikaans historical linguistics. – (509), 377-388 | On Hans den Besten’s work on Afrikaans.

62 Holm, John A.: Partial restructuring : Dutch on the Cape and Portuguese in Brazil. – (509), 399-418 | On Hans den Besten’s work on Afrikaans.

0.3. Linguistic theory and methodology

63 Bi-directionality in the cognitive sciences : avenues, challenges, and limitations / Ed. by Marcus Callies ; Wolfgang Keller ; Astrid Lohöfer. – Amsterdam : Benjamins, 2011. – viii, 313 p. – (Human cognitive processing. Cognitive foundations of language structure and use ; 30).

64 Linguistic theory and empirical evidence / Ed. by Bob de Jonge ; Yishai Tobin. – Amsterdam : Benjamins, 2011. – vi, 299 p. – (Studies in functional and structural linguistics ; 64).

65 Pullum, Geoffrey K.: Nostalgic views from Building 20. – JL 32/1, 1996, 137-147 | Rev. art. on 39.

66 Rooy, Bertus van; Kruger, Haidee: The case for an emergentist approach. – SPILPLUS 48, 2015, 41-67 | E. ab.

0.6. Applied linguistics

67 Carstens, Adelia: Investigating literacy narratives among ethno-linguistically diverse South African students. – IJSL 234, 2015, 93-114.

1. Phonetics and phonology

68 Above and beyond the segments : experimental linguistics and phonetics / Ed. by Johanneke Caspers ; Yiya Chen ; Willemijn Heeren ; Jos Pacilly ; Niels O. Schiller and Ellen van Zanten. – Amsterdam : Benjamins, 2014. – xii, 363 p | Papers presented to Vincent van Heuven, on the occasion of his retirement in 2014.

69 Challenging sonority : cross-linguistic evidence / edited by Martin J. Ball and Nicole Müller. – London : Equinox, 2016. – vi, 455 p. – (Studies in phonetics and phonology).

1.1. Phonetics

1.1.1. Articulatory phonetics

70 Bateman, Nicoleta: Palatalization as overlap of articulatory gestures : crosslinguistic evidence. – (24), 25-36.

1.1.3. Auditory phonetics

71 Best, Catherine T.; Hallé, Pierre A.: Perception of initial obstruent voicing is influenced by gestural organization. – JPhon 38/1, 2010, 109-126 | On the perception of Zulu, Tlingit and Hebrew obstruent voicing by English and French listeners.

1.2. Phonology

72 Phonological explorations : empirical, theoretical and diachronic issues / Bert Botma ; Roland Noske (eds.). – Berlin : De Gruyter Mouton, 2012. – x, 355 p. – (Linguistische Arbeiten ; 548).

1.2.1. Suprasegmental phonology (prosody)

73 Kenstowicz, Michael J.: Evidence for metrical constituency. – (39), 257-273.

2. Grammar, morphosyntax

74 On looking into words (and beyond) : structures, relations, analyses / Ed. by Claire Bowern ; Laurence Horn ; Raffaella Zanuttini. – Berlin : Language science press, 2017. – xi, 609 p. – (Empirically oriented theoretical morphology and syntax ; 3) | A tribute to Stephen R. Anderson.

75 Word classes : nature, typology and representations / Ed. by Raffaele Simone ; Francesca Masini. – Amsterdam : Benjamins, 2014. – vii, 293 p. – (Current issues in linguistic theory ; 332).

2.2. Syntax

76 Approaches to complex predicates / Ed. by Léa Nash ; Pollet Samvelian. – Leiden : Brill, 2016 [2015]. – 295 p. – (Syntax & semantics ; 41).

77 Cleft structures / Ed. by Katharina Hartmann ; Tonjes Veenstra. – Amsterdam : Benjamins, 2013. – viii, 348 p. – (Linguistik aktuell = Linguistics today ; 208).

78 Halpert, Claire: Raising parameters. – (23), 186-195 | E. ab.

79 Microvariation in syntactic doubling / Ed. by Sjef Barbiers ; Olaf Koeneman ; Marika Lekakou ; Margreet van der Ham. – Bingley : Emerald, 2008. – xiv, 479 p. – (Syntax & semantics ; 36).

80 Okabe, Reiko: [Rev. art. of] Pylkkänen, L. (2008) Introducing arguments. – EngL 27/1, 2010, 172-184 | Cf. 81.

81 Pylkkänen, Liina: Introducing arguments. – Cambridge, MA : MIT, 2008. – xvi, 156 p. – (Linguistic inquiry monographs ; 49).

3. Lexicon (lexicology and lexicography)

3.2. Lexicography

82 Dictionaries : an international encyclopedia of lexicography : supplementary volume: recent developments with focus on electronic and computational lexicography / Ed. by Rufus H. Gouws ; Ulrich Heid ; Wolfgang Schweickard ; Herbert Ernst Wiegand. – Berlin : De Gruyter Mouton, 2013. – xiii, 1579 p. – (Handbücher zur Sprach- und Kommunikationswissenschaft = Handbooks of linguistics and communication science ; 5/4).

83 Prinsloo, D. J.: The role of corpora in future dictionaries. – (38), 181-206.

3.2.2. Plurilingual lexicography

84 Beyer, Herman L.: Voorbeelde en ooradressering in tweetalige woordeboeke. – Lexikos 21, 2011, 78-94 | E. ab: Examples and overaddressing in bilingual dictionaries | E. & Afrikaans ab.

85 Prinsloo, D. J.: A critical analysis of multilingual dictionaries. – Lexikos 26, 2016, 220-240 | E. & Afrikaans ab.

3.5. Phraseology, paroemiology

86 Linguo-cultural research on phraseology / Ed.: Joanna Szerszunowicz ; Bogusław Nowowiejski & Priscilla Ishida ; Katsumasa Yagi. – Białystok : Univ. of Białystok, 2015. – 599 p. – (Intercontinental dialogue on phraseology ; 3) | E. & Pol. ab | Preface, 9-12 by Joanna Szerszunowicz.

4. Semantics and pragmatics

87 Metaphors for learning : cross-cultural perspectives / Ed. by Erich A. Berendt. – Amsterdam : Benjamins, 2008. – ix, 249 p. – (Human cognitive processing. Cognitive foundations of language structure and use ; 22).

4.2. Pragmatics, discourse analysis and text grammar

88 Choice in language : applications in text analysis / Ed. by Gerard O’Grady ; Tom Bartlett and Lise Fontaine. – Sheffield : Equinox, 2014. – 346 p.

89 Contrasts and positions in information structure / Ed. by Ivona Kučerová ; Ad Neeleman. – Cambridge : Cambridge UP, 2012. – vii, 346 p.

9. Psycholinguistics, language acquisition and neurolinguistics

9.3. Language acquisition

9.3.1. First language acquisition, child language

9.3.1.1. First language acquisition by pre-school children

90 Pronouns and clitics in early language / Ed. by María Pilar Larrañaga ; Pedro Guijarro-Fuentes. – Berlin : De Gruyter Mouton, 2012. – vi, 307 p. – (Studies in generative grammar ; 108).

9.4. Neurolinguistics and language disorders

9.4.2. Language disorders

9.4.2.1. Disorders of language development

91 Southwood, Frenette; Oosthuizen, Johan: On accounting for problems demonstrated by children with SLI in the interpretation and production of passive construction. – SPILPLUS 36, 2008, 105-117.

10. Sociolinguistics and dialectology

10.1. Sociolinguistics

92 Boakye, Naomi: The social dimension of reading literacy development in South Africa : bridging inequalities among the various language groups. – IJSL 234, 2015, 133-156.

93 Dekoke, Taty: Congolese migrants and South African language appropriation. – LM 47/1, 2016, 84-104 | E. ab.

94 Evans, Richard: South Africa’s changing linguistic frontiers : Latin mottoes in schools and universities. – LM 46/1, 2015, 139-156 | E. ab.

95 Intercultural contact, language learning and migration / Ed. by Barbara Geraghty and Jean E. Conacher. – London : Bloomsbury, 2014. – xv, 234 p. – (Advances in sociolinguistics).

96 Kaschula, Russell H.; Mostert, André; Ralarala, Monwabisi Knowledge: Communicating across cultures in South African law courts : towards an information technology solution. – SPILPLUS 36, 2008, 89-104.

97 Makoe, Pinky; McKinney, Carolyn: Linguistic ideologies in multilingual South African suburban schools. – JMMD 35/7, 2014, 658-673.

98 Mesthrie, Rajend: The risks of sociolinguistic crossing and cross-overs : a retrospective from apartheid South Africa. – SPILPLUS 37, 2009, 89-102.

99 Mutasa, Davie E.: Language experiences of transnational migrants in the Southern African context. – LM 45/2, 2014, 184-203 | E. ab.

100 Nekvapil, Jiří: Sociolingvistické poznámky z Jižní Afriky. – SaS 73/3, 2012, 230-232 | Sociolinguistic remarks from South Africa.

101 Trimbur, John: Grassroots literacy and the written record : asbestos activism in South Africa. – JSocL 17/4, 2013, 460-487 | E. & Setswana ab.

102 Watermeyer, Jennifer; Penn, Claire: Communicating dosage instructions across cultural and linguistic barriers : pharmacist-patient interactions in a South African antiretroviral clinic. – SPILPLUS 39, 2009, 107-125.

103 Williams, Quentin Emmanuel; Stroud, Christopher: Multilingualism remixed : sampling, braggadocio and the stylisation of local voice. – SPIL 42, 2013, 15-36 | E. ab.

104 Youth language practices in Africa and beyond / Ed. by Nico Nassenstein ; Andrea Hollington. – Berlin : De Gruyter Mouton, 2015. – xi, 366 p. – (Contributions to the sociology of language ; 105).

10.1.1. Language attitudes and social identity

105 Bi/multilingual identity in South Africa. – IJBEB – Clevedon : Multilingual Matters, 2014. – 635-771 – (IJBEB ; 17/6).

106 The language of social media : identity and community on the internet / Ed. by Philip Seargeant and Caroline Tagg. – Houndmills : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. – xii, 260 p.

107 Ngwenya, Themba Lancelot: Social identity and linguistic creativity : manifestations of the use of multilingualism in South African advertising. – SALALS 29/1, 2011, 1-16.

10.1.2. Language policy and language planning

108 Bagwasi, Mompoloki Mmangaka: Linguistic struggles within and beyond the Southern African Development Community. – CILP 13/3, 2012, 239-248.

109 Beukes, Anne-Marie: Language policy implementation in South Africa : how Kempton Park’s great expectations are dashed in Tshwane. – SPIL 38, 2008, 1-26.

110 Cakata, Zethu; Segalo, Puleng: Obstacles to post-apartheid language policy implementation : insights from language policy experts. – SALALS 35/4, 2017, 321-329 | E. ab.

111 Cornelius, Eleanor: Defining ‘plain language’ in contemporary South Africa. – SPIL 44, 2015, 1-18 | E. ab.

112 Dyers, Charlyn; Abongdia, Jane-Francis: Ideology, policy and implementation : comparative perspectives from two African universities. – SPIL 43, 2014, 1-21 | On the University of Yaoundé in Cameroon and the University of the Western Cape in South Africa | E. ab.

113 Edwards, Viv K.; Marriote Ngwaru, Jacob: Language capital and development : the case of African language publishing for children in South Africa. – IJSL 225, 2014, 29-50.

114 Finlayson, Rosalie; Pienaar, Marné; Slabbert, Sarah: Metaphors of transformation : the new language of education in South Africa. – (87), 225-243.

115 Hill, Lloyd B.: Language and status : on the limits of language planning. – SPIL 39, 2010, 41-58 | E. ab.

116 Language policy and the promotion of peace : African and European case studies / Edited by Neville Alexander and Arnulf von Scheliha. – Pretoria : UNISA Press, 2014. – 154 p.

117 Language policy in higher education : the case of medium-sized languages / Edited by F. Xavier Vila and Vanessa Bretxa. – Bristol : Multilingual Matters, 2014. – 232 p.

118 Miti, Lazarus Musazitame: Language rights in Southern Africa. – Cape Town : CASAS, 2016. – 165 p. – (CASAS book series ; 118).

119 Mwaniki, Munene: Language planning in South Africa : towards a language management approach. – Saarbrücken : VDM Verlag Dr. Müller, 2011. – xi, 241 p.

120 Ndhlovu, Finex: The conundrums of language policy and politics in South Africa and Zimbabwe. – AJL 28/1, 2008, 59-80.

121 Ngcobo, Mtholeni N: The constitutional dynamism of a multilingual language policy : a case of South Africa. – SAfrJAL 32/2, 2012, 181-187.

122 Ngcobo, Mtholeni N: A strategic promotion of language use in multilingual South Africa : information and communication. – SALALS 27/1, 2009, 113-120.

123 Orman, Jon: Language and ‘new’ African migration to South Africa : an overview and some reflections on theoretical implications for policy and planning. – LPol 11/4, 2012, 301-322 | E. ab.

124 Plessis, Theo du: Die Pan-Suid-Afrikaanse Taalraad en die regulering van taalsigbaarheid in Suid-Afrika - ’n ontleding van taalregteklagtes. – SALALS 27/2, 2009, 173-188 | E. ab.: The Pan South African Language Board and the regulation of language visibility in South Africa - an analysis of language rights complaints | E. & Afrikaans ab., E. conclusion.

125 Plessis, Theodorus du: Language conflict and change in language visibility in South Africa’s Free State Province number plate case. – LM 44/3, 2013, 126-148 | E. ab.

126 Prah, Kwesi Kwaa: Nithini ngolwimi iwethu? : challenges to the promotion of indigenous languages in South Africa. – Cape Town : CASAS, 2015. – v, 42 p. – (Monograph series [CASAS] ; 262).

127 Stroud, Christopher: The Centre for Multilingualism and Diversities Research at the University of the Western Cape, South Africa. – Multiling 1/1, 2014, 90-97.

10.2. Multilingualism, language contact

128 The handbook of bilingualism and multilingualism / Ed. by Tej K. Bhatia ; William C. Ritchie. – Chichester : Wiley-Blackwell, 2013. – 964 p. – (Blackwell handbooks in linguistics).

129 Loth, Chrismi-Rinda; Plessis, Theodorus du: Language visibility patterns of ergonyms in the linguistic landscape of a rural municipality in the southern Free State, South Africa. – NAfr 31/1, 2017, 11-27 | E. ab.

10.2.1. Multilingualism

130 Hibbert, Liesel: The linguistic landscape of post-apartheid South Africa : politics and discourse. – Bristol : Multilingual Matters, 2016. – 184 p | E. ab.

131 Makalela, Leketi: Introduction. – IJSL 234, 2015, 1-5 | Introd. to the special issue “(New) social dynamics of multilingual practices in the post-independent South Africa : between marginalization and harmonization”

132 Multilingualism at work : from policies to practices in public, medical and business settings / Ed. by Bernd Meyer ; Birgit Apfelbaum. – Amsterdam : Benjamins, 2010. – vi, 274 p. – (Hamburg studies on multilingualism ; 9).

133 Muysken, Pieter: Bridges over troubled waters : theoretical linguistics and multilingualism research. – SPIL 40, 2011, 20-38 | E. ab.

134 (New) social dynamics of multilingual practices in the post-independent South Africa : between marginalization and harmonization / Ed. by Leketi Makalela. – Berlin, Boston : De Gruyter, 2015 – 188 p. – (IJSL ; 234) | Special issue.

135 Oostendorp, Marcelyn; Bylund, Emanuel: Emotions and HIV/AIDS in South Africa : a multilingual perspective. – SPILPLUS 41, 2012, 77-89 | E. ab.

136 Williams, Quentin Emmanuel; Stroud, Christopher: Multilingualism in transformative spaces : contact and conviviality. – LPol 12/4, 2013, 289-311.

10.2.3. Language contact

137 The Cambridge handbook of areal linguistics / Edited by Raymond Hickey. – Cambridge : Cambridge UP, 2017. – xxvi, 1005 p. – (Cambridge handbooks in language and linguistics).

138 Handbook of language contact / Ed. by Raymond Hickey. – Chichester : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010. – xvii, 863 p. – (Blackwell handbooks in linguistics).

139 Languages in contact 2011. – PhWAS / Ed. by Zdzisław Wąsik ; Piotr P. Chruszczewski. – Wrocław : Wyd. Wyższej Szkoły Filologicznej we Wrocławiu, 2012. – 246 p. – (PhWAS ; 9).

140 Makalela, Leketi: Translanguaging practices in complex multilingual spaces : a discontinuous continuity in post-independent South Africa. – IJSL 234, 2015, 115-132.

141 Mesthrie, Rajend: South Africa and areal linguistics. – (137), 527-550.

11. Comparative linguistics

142 Zulu, P. N.; Botha, G.; Barnard, E.: Orthographic measures of language distances between the official South African languages. – Literator 29/1, 2008, 185-204 | E. & Afrikaans ab.

11.1. Historical linguistics and language change

143 Parameter theory and linguistic change / Ed. by Charlotte Galves ; Sonia Cyrino ; Ruth Lopes ; Filomena Sandalo ; Juanito Avelar. – Oxford : Oxford UP, 2012. – xviii, 386 p. – (Oxford studies in diachronic and historical linguistics (OSDHL) ; 2).

13. Onomastics

13.2. Toponymy

144 Jenkins, Elwyn R.: Hybrid geographical names in South Africa. – NAfr 31/2, 2017, 153-160 | E. ab.

13.3. Name studies other than anthroponymy and toponymy

145 [Neethling, Siebert J] Neethling, Bertie: Naming as a manifestation of Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) in post-1994 South Africa. – Onoma 43, 2008 [2010], 381-396 | E., Fr. & G. ab.

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A Bibliography of South African Languages, 2008-2017

With an Introduction by Menán du Plessis