Spanglish, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0313348057
  • ISBN-13: 9780313348051
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 144 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released June 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Examines the historical and cultural contexts of the slang as well as its permeation into the pop culture vernacular.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Recent Titles.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Series Foreword.
1: Considerations.
2: Our Linguistic and Social Context.
3: The Grammar of Spanglish.
4: The Gravitas of Spanglish.
5: Boricua (Between) Borders: On the Possibility of Translating Bilingual Narratives.
6: ¡¿Qué, qué?!—Transculturación and Tato Laviera's Spanglish Poetics.
7: The Media.
8: Legal Language, on the Fly.
9: Is “Spanglish” a Language?.
10: Waving the Star-Spanglish Banner.
11: Testimonios.
12: Linguistic Terrorism.
13: Anniversary Crónica.
14: Nomah.
Selected Bibliography.
About the Editor and Contributors.