Getting to know Hugo Schuchardt (part 1)

This article, by John Fought, provides a nice summary explanation of why sociolinguists in 2010 should get to know, and dig, the work of Hugo Schuchardt (b. 1842-d. 1927).

Fought, John. 1982. The reinvention of Hugo Schuchardt. Language in Society, 11.3: 419-436. http://www.jstor.org/pss/4167331

See also:

Wikipedia listing for Hugo Schuchardt http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hugo_Schuchardt

Hugo Schuchardt Archive (Translated) http://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=de&u=http://schuchardt.uni-graz.at/&ei=E0x8TI3yIZSRnweB1b2TCw&sa=X&oi=translate&ct=result&resnum=2&sqi=2&ved=0CCwQ7gEwAQ&prev=/search%3Fq%3Dhugo%2Bschuchardt%26hl%3Den%26prmd%3Dio

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About daviddurian
I am a sociolinguist with a Ph D in Linguistics from The Ohio State University. Currently, I work as the Lecturer at Rice University, where I teach undergraduate courses in both sociolinguistics and general linguistics. I also work on research projects investing language variation and change in US English a variety of cities. Specifically, at the moment, this includes Houston, Chicago, and Columbus, OH.

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