On Archival Significance of Dialects in Literary Works

Hua Jing • Wu Biyu

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Abstract

The study of dialects in literary works has always focus on the literary and linguistic significance, while the dialects used in literary works can also be of archival significance in cultural anthropology. From the perspective of archival science, this paper tries to illustrate the archival significance of dialects in literary works, and it concludes that dialects in literary works are of archival significance in that they provide evidence and information of social culture, supporting materials in researches of writers and effective historical materials and data in researches of regional and contemporary culture. This archival function of dialect used in literary works is of archival significance to Chinese history, literary history, folklore and anthropological research.

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International Journal of Linguistics, Literature and Translation

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