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#4350: Morphology in Creole Genesis (fwd)

From: Michel DeGraff <degraff@MIT.EDU>

Dear Colleagues,

The following paper is available for downloading and circulating:

     "Morphology in Creole genesis:  A prolegomenon"
     To appear in: Michael Kenstowicz, ed.,
     _Ken Hale: A Life in Language_
     Cambridge MASS.: MIT Press

The paper evaluates widely believed received notions about Creole
morphology.  These notions span the entire course of Creole studies and a
variety of theoretical approaches.  The paper also revisits some of the
historical foundations of Creole studies and their relationships to
contemporary sociological concerns in, and about, Creole communities.

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PDF for Acrobat Reader (424,724 bytes):




P.S.  If you're having problems downloading the paper from the web (60
pages, including 26 endnotes and 8 pages of references), I'll be glad to
send you a copy as an attachment (in PDF or postscript format) or via the
post office (in prehistoric hardcopy format).
MIT Linguistics & Philosophy, 77 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge MA 02139-4307
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