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The Resource English in the southern United States, edited by Stephen J. Nagle and Sara L. Sanders

English in the southern United States, edited by Stephen J. Nagle and Sara L. Sanders

Label
English in the southern United States
Title
English in the southern United States
Statement of responsibility
edited by Stephen J. Nagle and Sara L. Sanders
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This volume, written by a team of experts many of whom are internationally known, provides a broad overview of the foundations of, and current research on, language variation in the southern United States designed to invite new inquiry and inquirers. It explores historical and cultural elements, iconic contemporary features, and current changes in progress. Central themes, issues, and topics of scholarly investigation and debate figure prominently throughout the volume. The extensive bibliography at the end of the book will facilitate continued research."--Jacket
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
427/.975
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
PE2922
LC item number
.E54 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Nagle, Stephen J.
  • Sanders, Sara L
Series statement
Studies in English language
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • African Americans
  • English language
  • English language
  • African languages
  • Black English
  • Americanisms
Label
English in the southern United States, edited by Stephen J. Nagle and Sara L. Sanders
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 208-232) 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
1. The origins of southern American English / John Algeo -- 2. Shakespeare in the coves and hollows? : toward a history of southern English / Edgar Schneider -- 3. Eight grammatical features of southern US speech present in early modern London prison narratives / Laura Wright -- 4. The shared ancestry of African-American and American white southern Englishes : some speculations dictated by history / Salikoko Mufwene -- 5. The complex grammatical history of African-American and white vernaculars in the South / Patricia Cukor-Avila -- 6. Grammatical features of southern speech : yall, might could, and fixin to / Cynthia Bernstein -- 7. Sounding southern : a look at the phonology of English in the South / George Dorrill -- 8. Vowel shifting in the southern states / Crawford Feagin -- 9. Enclave dialect communities in the South / Walt Wolfram -- 10. Urbanization and the evolution of southern American English / Jan Tillery and Guy Bailey -- 11. The Englishes of southern Louisiana / Connie Eble -- 12. Features and uses of southern style / Barbara Johnstone
Control code
50035121
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 244 pages
Isbn
9780521822640
Lccn
2002073585
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Label
English in the southern United States, edited by Stephen J. Nagle and Sara L. Sanders
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 208-232) 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
1. The origins of southern American English / John Algeo -- 2. Shakespeare in the coves and hollows? : toward a history of southern English / Edgar Schneider -- 3. Eight grammatical features of southern US speech present in early modern London prison narratives / Laura Wright -- 4. The shared ancestry of African-American and American white southern Englishes : some speculations dictated by history / Salikoko Mufwene -- 5. The complex grammatical history of African-American and white vernaculars in the South / Patricia Cukor-Avila -- 6. Grammatical features of southern speech : yall, might could, and fixin to / Cynthia Bernstein -- 7. Sounding southern : a look at the phonology of English in the South / George Dorrill -- 8. Vowel shifting in the southern states / Crawford Feagin -- 9. Enclave dialect communities in the South / Walt Wolfram -- 10. Urbanization and the evolution of southern American English / Jan Tillery and Guy Bailey -- 11. The Englishes of southern Louisiana / Connie Eble -- 12. Features and uses of southern style / Barbara Johnstone
Control code
50035121
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 244 pages
Isbn
9780521822640
Lccn
2002073585
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map

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