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Needed research in American dialects

Author: Dennis Richard Preston
Publisher: Durham : Published by Duke University Press for the American Dialect Society, ©2003.
Series: Publication of the American Dialect Society, no. 88.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers a survey of the field and an investigation into the study of language variation and change in North America. This book recognizes the distinct merging of interests among dialectologists,  Read more...

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Needed research in American dialects.
Durham : Published by Duke University Press for the American Dialect Society, ©2003
(OCoLC)680470585
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dennis Richard Preston
ISBN: 0822365944 9780822365945
OCLC Number: 53223661
Notes: "Annual supplement to American Speech."
Description: xii, 261 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Dennis R. Preston --
The History of American English / Michael Montgomery --
Linguistic Atlases of the United States and Canada / William A. Kretzschmar, Jr. --
Regional lexicon: DARE and beyond / Joan Houston Hall --
A national survey of North American dialects / Sharon Ash --
Conversation, text, and discourse / Barbara Johnstone --
Social variation in America / Penelope Eckert --
Ideologies, attitudes, and perceptions / Richard W. Bailey --
Slang, metaphor, and folk speech / Connie C. Eble --
Languages other than English in Canada and the United States / Robert Bayley and Ruth King --
Language change in variation and formal syntax / Ralph W. Fasold.
Series Title: Publication of the American Dialect Society, no. 88.
Other Titles: American speech.
Responsibility: [edited by] Dennis R. Preston.
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