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DIALECTOLOGY WILLEM A. GROOTAERS I. BIBLIOGRAPHY For linguists who are not specialists in Japanese dialectology, there are three English language bibliographies. Robert H. Brower's A Bibliography of Japanese dialects, 75 pages (Ann Arbor, The University of Michigan Press, 1950), compiled mainly from secondary sources, gives 995 items, practically all dating from the prewar period. This work does not attempt a selective listing. Although favorably reviewed by Shibata Takeshi, in Kokugogaku 12. 25-38 (June, 1953), "Kore kara no hogen-kenkyu" [Dialect


DIALECTOLOGY S0REN EGEROD 1. INTRODUCTION Since the division of China in 1949, two independent institutions, both called Aca- demia Sinica, have been in operation, one in Peking, one in Taiwan.1 Both have published important work in dialectology (See Grootaers, Orbis 1. 210-18 (1952), 2. 165-75 (1953), 7.205-11 (1958)). On the mainland pertinent material has further- more appeared in Chung-kuo yii wen (= CKYW, available to the author from 1956), Fang yen ho p'u t'ung hua ts'ung k'an (= FYHPTHCK, 1958), Fang yen yiip'u t'ung hua chi Van (= FYYPTHJK, 1958

Neue Wege der Dialektologie
Interpreting Phula Variation

Victor A. Friedman (Chicago) Macedonian dialectology and Eurology: areal and typological perspectives Abstract The relationship between areal linguistics and typology can be illuminated and clarified by Macedonian dialectology, especially in the context of Balkan linguistics. This is especially important in analyses of the Balkan linguistic league, which, as an areal phenomenon, should be seen in historical perspective. On the one hand, Macedonian dialectology helps clarify the graded nature of the pheno- menon itself, and on the other helps demonstrate that

Nonlinguists' Views of Areal Linguistics
Regional and Social

Introduction: Dialectology Anne Curzan and Kimberly Emmons Research in historical English dialectology often calls attention to gaps in available linguistic data in the record of the history of English, either geo- graphical or chronological. Scholars of earlier periods of English must confront the limits of the available textual record and speculate around and in the gaps: dialect areas with few if any texts or texts concentrated in par- ticular genres; classes of speakers underrepresented in written texts; time periods with relatively fewer texts written

Linguistic Variation in Text and Speech