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|Title: ||Alien Voices From The Street|
|Author(s): ||Watson, Roderick|
|Editor(s): ||Gurr, Andrew|
|Citation: ||Watson R (1995) Alien Voices From The Street. In: Gurr A (ed.) Non-Standard Englishes and the New Media. Yearbook of English Studies, 25. Modern Humanities Research Association, pp. 141-155. https://doi.org/10.2307/3508823|
|Issue Date: ||1995|
|Date Deposited: ||26-Aug-2021|
|Series/Report no.: ||Yearbook of English Studies, 25|
|Abstract: ||First paragraph: Modern Scottish writing in Scots has been characterised by two apparently contradictory impulses: an interest in direct and demotic utterance, and a move towards a degree of linguistic estrangement. In either case, the end result has been to destabilise the cultural and expressive hegemony of ‘standard English’ and to liberate a sense of linguistic and imaginative energy.|
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|DOI Link: ||10.2307/3508823|
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