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Folk Stories and Personal Narratives in Palestinian Spoken Arabic

A Cultural and Linguistic Study

  • Authors
  • Nadia R. Sirhan

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Nadia R. Sirhan
    Pages 1-17
  3. Nadia R. Sirhan
    Pages 18-39
  4. Nadia R. Sirhan
    Pages 40-65
  5. Nadia R. Sirhan
    Pages 66-77
  6. Nadia R. Sirhan
    Pages 78-107
  7. Nadia R. Sirhan
    Pages 108-117
  8. Nadia R. Sirhan
    Pages 118-184
  9. Nadia R. Sirhan
    Pages 185-217
  10. Nadia R. Sirhan
    Pages 218-227
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 228-256

About this book

Introduction

By analysing the folk stories and personal narratives of a cross-section of Palestinians, Sirhan offers a detailed study of how content and sociolinguistic variables affect a narrator's language use and linguistic behaviour. This book will be of interest to anyone engaged with narrative discourse, gender discourse, Arabic studies and linguistics.

Keywords

Palestine oral narratives folklore folktales code-switching Palestinian dialects Arabic refugees discourse gender language

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