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The Role of Language in the Creation of Identity: Myths in Linguistics among the Peoples of the Former Yugoslavia

@inproceedings{Greenberg2006TheRO,
  title={The Role of Language in the Creation of Identity: Myths in Linguistics among the Peoples of the Former Yugoslavia},
  author={M. Greenberg},
  year={2006}
}
“The Slovene literary language is alive and well in the Republic of Slovenia in Yugoslavia, where it is functionally almost completely self-contained and whose speakers are politically, and more especially, economically successful, culturally and in civilizational terms, above the average Yugoslav. However, [the Slovenes] are still all too unaware that it is their literary language to which they are fatefully tied, and that they will either stand or fall along with it.” (Toporisic 1982: 459) 

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