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The Resource Focus on the USA, edited by Edgar W. Schneider

Focus on the USA, edited by Edgar W. Schneider

Label
Focus on the USA
Title
Focus on the USA
Statement of responsibility
edited by Edgar W. Schneider
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
PE2802
LC item number
.F63 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Schneider, Edgar W.
Series statement
Varieties of English around the world. General series
Series volume
v. 16
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • Americanisms
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • Americanisms
Label
Focus on the USA, edited by Edgar W. Schneider
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Research trends in the study of American English / Edgar W. Schneider -- Piney Woods Southern / Lee Pederson -- Foundations of American English / William A. Kretzschmar, Jr. -- The comparability of linguistic atlas records: The case of LANCS and LAGS / Lawrence M. Davis and Charles L. Houck -- Terms used for children's games: Comparing DARE's findings with usage of today's youth / Luanne von Schneidemesser -- The dialects of the Middle West / Timothy C. Frazer -- Dialect change and maintenance in a post-insular island community / Walt Wolfram and Natalie Schilling-Estes -- A comparison of variation patterns of variables among sixth graders in an Ohio community / Erik R. Thomas -- Perceptions within a variable paradigm: Black and white detection and identification based on speech / John Baugh -- Sex-based differences in language choice in an African-American neighborhood in Detroit / Walter F. Edwards -- The English competence of Cuban exiles: The case of noun pluralization / Frank Maas -- What was verbal -s in 19th-century African American English? / Michael Montgomery and Janet M. Fuller -- The development of American Englishes: Some questions from a creole genesis perspective / Salikoko S. Mufwene -- Historical and contemporary distribution of double modals in English / Barbara A. Fennell and Ronald R. Butters -- American college slang / Connie Eble -- Where the worst English is spoken / Dennis R. Preston
Control code
34029838
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
368 pages
Isbn
9781556194474
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
95053206
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
Focus on the USA, edited by Edgar W. Schneider
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Research trends in the study of American English / Edgar W. Schneider -- Piney Woods Southern / Lee Pederson -- Foundations of American English / William A. Kretzschmar, Jr. -- The comparability of linguistic atlas records: The case of LANCS and LAGS / Lawrence M. Davis and Charles L. Houck -- Terms used for children's games: Comparing DARE's findings with usage of today's youth / Luanne von Schneidemesser -- The dialects of the Middle West / Timothy C. Frazer -- Dialect change and maintenance in a post-insular island community / Walt Wolfram and Natalie Schilling-Estes -- A comparison of variation patterns of variables among sixth graders in an Ohio community / Erik R. Thomas -- Perceptions within a variable paradigm: Black and white detection and identification based on speech / John Baugh -- Sex-based differences in language choice in an African-American neighborhood in Detroit / Walter F. Edwards -- The English competence of Cuban exiles: The case of noun pluralization / Frank Maas -- What was verbal -s in 19th-century African American English? / Michael Montgomery and Janet M. Fuller -- The development of American Englishes: Some questions from a creole genesis perspective / Salikoko S. Mufwene -- Historical and contemporary distribution of double modals in English / Barbara A. Fennell and Ronald R. Butters -- American college slang / Connie Eble -- Where the worst English is spoken / Dennis R. Preston
Control code
34029838
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
368 pages
Isbn
9781556194474
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
95053206
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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