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American Dialect Society

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Works: 121 works in 230 publications in 1 language and 8,079 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  Dictionaries  History  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Case studies  Bibliography  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Editor, Other
Classifications: PE2801, 420
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Most widely held works about American Dialect Society
 
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American speech( )

in English and held by 1,906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifty years among the new words : a dictionary of neologisms, 1941-1991 by John Algeo( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publication of the American Dialect Society by American Dialect Society( )

in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You know my steez : an ethnographic and sociolinguistic study of styleshifting in a Black American speech community by H. Samy Alim( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mill villagers and farmers : dialect and economics in a small southern town by Elizabeth DuPree McNair( Book )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phonological variation and change in the dialect of Charleston, South Carolina by Maciej Baranowski( Book )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and death of Texas German by Hans Christian Boas( Book )

8 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume presents the first major study of Texas German as spoken in the twenty-first century, focusing on its formation and the linguistic changes it has undergone. This New World dialect, formed more than 150 years ago in German communities in central Texas, is an unusual example of a formerly high-status dialect that declined for sociopolitical reasons. An important case study for dialect research, Texas German is now critically endangered and will probably be extinct by 2050. By comparing and contrasting present-day data with data from the German dialects brought to Texas since the 1840s, the volume offers an in-depth analysis of mutual interaction between the German-speaking community and English-speaking Texans, long-term accommodation of Texas German speakers in this new community, and language hybridization on the Texas frontier. The volume also analyzes a number of phonological, syntactic, and morphological changes in Texas German over the past century and examines sociolinguistic aspects of the Texas German community from its foundation to today, providing insight into the dynamics underlying new-dialect formation, diglossia, language shift, language maintenance, and language death. Finally, the volume investigates the rapid disappearance of languages, which has global social and cultural implications for areas beyond linguistics. - Publisher
Newsletter of the American Dialect Society by American Dialect Society( )

in English and No Linguistic content and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Going native : the regeneration of Saxon English by Dennis E Baron( Book )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dialect notes( )

in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A word list from Bucks County, Pennsylvania, 1850-1876 by Norman A Heap( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conference papers on American English and the international phonetic alphabet( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A word-list from South Carolina by Francis Wright Bradley( Book )

1 edition published in 1950 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Word-lists from the South by American Dialect Society( Book )

4 editions published in 1944 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Burley tobacco word list from Lexington, Kentucky by Norman A Heap( Book )

2 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marble words from Hays, Kansas by Samuel J Sackett( Book )

3 editions published between 1962 and 1963 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A word-list from "Bill Arp"; and "Rufus Sanders" by Margaret Gillis Figh( Book )

2 editions published in 1950 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A word-list from west Texas by James Nathan Tidwell( Book )

1 edition published in 1949 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The secretary's report. The revised constitution. Comments on Word-lists from the South. Notes on the sounds and vocabulary of Gullah by American Dialect Society( Book )

5 editions published in 1945 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meeting handbook / Linguistic Society of America ; American Dialect Society ; American Name Society by Linguistic Society of America( )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Fifty years among the new words : a dictionary of neologisms, 1941-1991
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You know my steez : an ethnographic and sociolinguistic study of styleshifting in a Black American speech communityMill villagers and farmers : dialect and economics in a small southern townPhonological variation and change in the dialect of Charleston, South CarolinaThe life and death of Texas GermanConference papers on American English and the international phonetic alphabet