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The Resource Doing our own thing : the degradation of language and music and why we should, like, care, John McWhorter

Doing our own thing : the degradation of language and music and why we should, like, care, John McWhorter

Label
Doing our own thing : the degradation of language and music and why we should, like, care
Title
Doing our own thing
Title remainder
the degradation of language and music and why we should, like, care
Statement of responsibility
John McWhorter
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Encourages readers to establish a boundary between an acceptable evolution of language and outright language misuse, predicting the consequences of the overuse of street English in contemporary writing, music, and society
Cataloging source
IMP
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McWhorter, John H
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English language
  • Popular music
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • Language and culture
  • English language
Label
Doing our own thing : the degradation of language and music and why we should, like, care, John McWhorter
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-266) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
People just talk : speech versus writing -- Mere rhetoric : the decline of oratory -- "Got marjoram?" or why I don't have any poetry -- Rather too colloquial for elegance: written English takes it light -- What happened to us? or play that funky music, white folks -- La la la through a new lens : music talks to America
Control code
53241560
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxiv, 279 pages
Isbn
9781592400164
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2003011487
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Doing our own thing : the degradation of language and music and why we should, like, care, John McWhorter
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-266) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
People just talk : speech versus writing -- Mere rhetoric : the decline of oratory -- "Got marjoram?" or why I don't have any poetry -- Rather too colloquial for elegance: written English takes it light -- What happened to us? or play that funky music, white folks -- La la la through a new lens : music talks to America
Control code
53241560
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxiv, 279 pages
Isbn
9781592400164
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2003011487
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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