Giuliana Regnoli, Accent Variation in Indian English. A Folk Linguistic Study (Berlin: 131 Peter Lang, 2021)

  • Roberta La Peruta Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II
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Author Biography

Roberta La Peruta, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II

Ph.D. University of Naples “L’Orientale”, is an adjunct professor at the University of Naples Federico II, where she teaches English language and translation. She specialized in cognitive and functional linguistics at KU Leuven, and her research interests include World Englishes, variationist sociolinguistics, and corpus linguistics. Her Ph.D. thesis deals with Pier 21 and Oral History: The Linguistic Construction of Dutch, German, and Italian Diasporic Identities in Postwar Canada, and she recently authored a paper named Using VADIS to weigh competing epicentral influence, which was published in a Special Issue of World Englishes. Other publications focus on diasporic linguistic representations, semantic expansion, cultural commodification through the language of food, gender issues and pronominality, and future tense patterns.