«Le concept de langue standard (“littéraire”) dans les travaux d’E.D. Polivanov (1891-1938)»

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serval:BIB_9AE3D8AAD547
Type
Inproceedings: an article in a conference proceedings.
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Publications
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Title
«Le concept de langue standard (“littéraire”) dans les travaux d’E.D. Polivanov (1891-1938)»
Title of the conference
Contributions suisses au XVe congrès mondial des slavistes à Minsk, août 2013,
Author(s)
Schönenberger Margarita
Publisher
Berne: Peter Lang
Organization
XVe congrès mondial des slavistes à Minsk
Address
Minsk, Biélorussie
Publication state
Published
Issued date
2013
Editor
Velmezova Ekaterina
Pages
235-249
Language
french
Abstract
In the works of “socially oriented” Soviet linguists composed in the 1920s-1930s, the notion of “literary language” appears in various contexts with the meaning of either language of literature or language of culture. In the 1930s, E.D. Polivanov speaks about the standard (“literary”) language in several articles. He defines this phenomenon referring to its dominant social position, to its prestige and to its possible influence on the language use by speakers. At the same time, his general attitude towards linguistic researches supposed a descriptive approach to real language in use, without any value judgments. From this point of view, the “literary” language could not be considered as object of descriptive linguistics: this position is very different from that of V.V. Vinogradov who, in the 1960s, works out a theory of “literary” languages which became a basis of many theoretical and descriptive researches in the Soviet and post-Soviet linguistics.
Keywords
Soviet linguistics, social linguistics, “literary” language, E.D. Polivanov
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