Dr. Tom Bonfiglio
Title of Publication Discussed
Mother Tongues and Nations: The Invention of the Native Speaker
Modern Literatures and Cultures
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.
Bonfiglio, Thomas, "Dr. Tom Bonfiglio – Faculty Author Interview." Podcasts@Boatwright. 2011. http://boatwrightpodcasts.urlibraries.org.