A Language Based on Upper-Middle-Class Speech or Peasant Dialects? The Programmes Proposed by knud knudsen and ivar Aasen
in Language Planning as a Sociolinguistic Experiment
May 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .
Chapter. Subjects: Sociolinguistics. 7035 words.
From the middle of the 19th century onwards, the school master and grammarian Knud Knudsen (1812-95) promoted a language planning programme whereby the written Danish standard used in...