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Language variety in the South revisited

Author: Cynthia Goldin Bernstein; Thomas Nunnally; Robin Sabino
Publisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Language Variety in the South Revisited is a comprehensive collection of new research on southern United States English by foremost scholars of regional language variation. Like its predecessor, Language Variety in the South: Perspectives in Black and White (The University of Alabama Press, 1986), this book includes current research into African American vernacular English, but it greatly expands the scope of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Kongress
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Language variety in the South revisited.
Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©1997
(OCoLC)653022980
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Cynthia Goldin Bernstein; Thomas Nunnally; Robin Sabino
ISBN: 0817308822 9780817308827
OCLC Number: 36045740
Description: xiv, 641 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction. Perspectives on Language Variety in the South --
1. Language Variety in the South: A Retrospective and Assessment / Michael Montgomery --
2. Southern American English: A Prospective / Guy Bailey --
pt. 1. Language Contact with Emphasis on the African Diaspora --
3. Earlier Black English Revisited / Edgar W. Schneider --
4. An Early Representation of African-American English / Marianne Cooley --
5. Challenges and Problems of Recorded Interviews / Jeutonne P. Brewer --
6. The Variable Persistence of Southern Vernacular Sounds in the Speech of Inner-City Black Detroiters / Walter F. Edwards --
7. Southern Speech and Self-Expression in an African-American Woman's Story / Barbara Johnstone.
Responsibility: edited by Cynthia Bernstein, Thomas Nunnally, Robin Sabino.

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In this collection of new research, top linguists from diverse fields address language varieties in the South. The book includes current research into African American vernacular English, and  Read more...

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