Dr. Tom Bonfiglio – Faculty Author Interview

Dr. Tom Bonfiglio, William Judson Gaines Professor of Comparative Literature and Linguistics in the Department of Modern Literatures and Cultures, discusses his new book, Mother Tongues and Nations:  The Invention of the Native Speaker. In this book, he examines the legacy of the metaphors “mother tongue” and “native speaker” by historicizing their linguistic development.

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