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L’identité linguistique régionale : la Russie du XXIe siècle
Regional Linguistic Identity: XXIst Century Russia

Author(s): Nadejda Kriajeva, Lina Razoumova
Subject(s): Language studies
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego
Keywords: linguistic identity; standard Russian; regional varieties

Summary/Abstract: The exploration of heritage regional language varieties and the identity quest in Russia take place against a background of protest against standard Russian, a legacy of the Soviet era, and involve heated discussions about norms and the role of regional varieties of Russian. In this paper, we shall look into new rapidly changing mind sets about standard Russian and regional varieties. We shall also examine various recent attempts at setting up regional language policies in a number of territories.

  • Issue Year: 2015
  • Issue No: 10
  • Page Range: 13-24
  • Page Count: 12
  • Language: French