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Mapping Australian English: An exploration of perceived and reported regional variation

Kingstone, Sydney


The exploration of Australian English (AusE) social and perceptual dialectology is in its infancy. While there has been an increase in interest regarding different forms of AusE speech variation over the past 40 years, the consensus of AusE linguistic research still lies with an approach that focuses on social varieties (roughly determined by social class) and downplays regional variation. This focus on social variation, pioneered by Mitchell and Delbridge (1965), has dominated AusE linguistics...[Show more]

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Date published: 2019
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d84aaeceabe2


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