Dorian (Nancy Currier)

5278.
Dorian (Nancy C.): Grammatical change in a dying dialect.
In Language 49 (1973), pp. 413–438.
Studies the language of the last remaining pockets of East Sutherland Gaelic (located in Embo, Brora and Golspie).
4466.
Dorian (Nancy C.): Gaelic proverbial lore in Embo village.
In ScS 18 (1974), pp. 117–126.
6924.
Dorian (Nancy C.): A hierarchy of morphophonemic decay in Scottish Gaelic language death: the differential failure of lenition.
In Word 28/1-2 (1976), pp. 96–109.
3714.
Dorian (Nancy C.): Gender in a terminal Gaelic dialect.
In SGS 12/2 (Autumn, 1976), pp. 279–282.
On the decline of gender as a grammatical category in East Sutherland Gaelic.
8587.
Dorian (Nancy C.): The problem of the semi-speaker in language death.
In Ling 15/191 (Jan., 1977), pp. 23–32.
[= IJSL 12 (1977), pp. 23–32.]
3720.
Dorian (Nancy C.): The preservation of the vocative in a dying Gaelic dialect.
In SGS 13/1 (Autumn, 1978), pp. 98–102.
Refers to East Sutherland Gaelic.
5302.
Dorian (Nancy C.): The fate of morphological complexity in language death: evidence from East Sutherland Gaelic.
In Language 54 (1978), pp. 590–609.
3588.
Dorian (Nancy C.): East Sutherland Gaelic: the dialect of the Brora, Golspie, and Embo fishing communities.
Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1978. xxii + 220 pp.
Rev. by
Emrys Evans, in ZCP 41 (1986), pp. 353-355.
9219.
Dorian (Nancy C.): Linguistic lag as an ethnic marker.
In LSY 9/1 (Apr., 1980), pp. 33–41.
6942.
Dorian (Nancy C.): Maintenance and loss of same-meaning structures in language death.
In Word 31/1 (1980), pp. 39–45.
Concerns East Sutherland Gaelic.
3731.
Dorian (Nancy C.): The valuation of Gaelic by different mother-tongue groups resident in the Highlands.
In SGS 13/2 (Summer, 1981), pp. 169–182.
Discusses the results of a survey conducted in Dervaig, Isle of Mull, in 1976.
4265.
Dorian (Nancy C.): East Sutherland Gaelic dialect affinities: some new material.
In SGS 14/1 (Winter, 1983), pp. 114–119.
Collected 1978 in Badninish, Dornoch, Sutherland.
9384.
Dorian (Nancy C.): The value of language-maintenance efforts which are unlikely to succeed.
In IJSL 68 (Jan., 1987), pp. 57–68.
10920.
Dorian (Nancy C.): The Celtic languages in the British Isles.
12914.
Dorian (Nancy C.) (ed.): Investigating obsolescence: studies in language contraction and death / edited by Nancy C. Dorian.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1989. xi + 445 pp.
Rev. by
Karl Horst Schmidt, in ZCP 45 (1992), pp. 349-350.
4703.
Dorian (Nancy C.): Writing without reading: an illiterate imperfect speaker’s adventures in writing Gaelic.
9205.
Dorian (Nancy C.): Purism vs. compromise in language revitalization and language revival.
In LSY 23/4 (Dec., 1994), pp. 479–494.
5308.
Dorian (Nancy C.): Varieties of variation in a very small place: social homogeneity, prestige norms, and linguistic variation.
In Language 70 (1994), pp. 631–696.
Discusses phonological variation in East Sutherland Gaelic.
4311.
Dorian (Nancy C.): Personal-pattern variation in East Sutherland Gaelic.
In SGS 17 (1996), pp. 103–13.
17305.
Dorian (Nancy C.): Les embûches de la documentation: aspirations et réalités (gaélique écossais, Highlands d’Ecosse).
In Faits de langues 35–36 (2010), pp. 189–204.
14339.
Dorian (Nancy C.): Investigating variation: the effects of social organization and social setting.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010. xix + 350 pp. (Oxford studies in sociolinguistics).
Studies linguistic variation in the East Sutherland Gaelic-speaking communities of Brora, Golspie, and Embo.
12755.
Dorian (Nancy C.): Proverbial lore in Embo and the other Gaelic-speaking fisherfolk communities of East Sutherland.
In SGS 29 (2013), pp. 81–130.
16012.
Dorian (Nancy C.): Small-language fates and prospects: lessons of persistence and change from endangered languages. Collected essays by Nancy C. Dorian.
Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2014. xiii + 476 pp. (Brill’s studies in language, cognition and culture, 6).
Rev. by
Wilson McLeod, in JCeltL 17 (2016), pp. 266-269.