[The “Creole Identity” of the French Antilles: Language, Culture, and Politics]
Type of publication: Research Article
Creole languages, Creole identity, Creoleness, Créolité, Creolization, diglossia, language continuum, interlect, linguistic repertoire
The article is drawn on the outcome of field research conducted in Guadalupe, and focuses on the Creole language and identity as a form of self-definition among the population of the French Antilles. The author discusses a variety of linguistic practices in different social settings and discourses, including those of mass media, education, and literature, as well as the impact of nationalistic ideology on the current state of language.
This research was supported by the following institutions and grants:
Russian Science Foundation, grant no 15-18-00099
Filippova, E.I. 2016. “Kreol’skaia identichnost’ ” frantsuzskikh Antil: yazyk, kul’tura i politika [The “Creole Identity” of the French Antilles: Language, Culture, and Politics]. Etnograficheskoe obozrenie 3: 31-45
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