Dialect and Dichotomy : Literary Representations of African American Speech. (eBook, 2007) [WorldCat.org]
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Dialect and Dichotomy : Literary Representations of African American Speech.

Author: Lisa Cohen Minnick
Publisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, Chicago : Chicago Distribution Center [distributor] June 2007 ;
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Applies linguistics methods for a richer understanding of literary texts and spoken language. Dialect and Dichotomy outlines the history of dialect writing in English and its influence on linguistic variation. It also surveys American dialect writing and its relationship to literary, linguistic, political, and cultural trends, with emphasis on African American voices in literature. Furthermore, this book introduces  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa Cohen Minnick
ISBN: 9780817354237 0817354239 0817313990 9780817313999
OCLC Number: 870403347
Target Audience: Scholarly & Professional
Description: 1 online resource (216 pages)

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Outlines the history of dialect writing in English and its influence on linguistic variation. It also surveys American dialect writing and its relationship to literary, linguistic, political, and  Read more...

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