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American English : dialects and variation / Walt Wolfram and Natalie Schilling-Estes.

By: Wolfram, Walt,, 1941-
Contributor(s): Schilling-Estes, Natalie.
Call number: PE2841 W656 2006 Material type: TextTextSeries: Language in society (Oxford, England): 25.Publisher: Malden, Mass. ; Oxford : Blackwell Pub., 2006.Edition: 2nd ed..Description: xv, 452 p. : ill. ; 24 cm..ISBN: 1405112654 (hbk. : alk. paper) ; 1405112662 (pbk. : alk. paper) ; 9781405112659 (hbk.) ; 9781405112666 (pbk.)Subject(s): English language -- Dialects -- United States. | English language -- Variation -- United States. | Americanisms.
Contents:
Dialects, standards, and vernaculars -- Why dialects? -- Levels of dialect -- Dialects in the United States : past, present, and future -- Regional dialects -- Social and ethnic dialects -- African American English -- Gender and language variation -- Dialects and style -- On the applications of dialect study -- Dialect awareness : extending applications.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [410]-431) and index.

Dialects, standards, and vernaculars -- Why dialects? -- Levels of dialect -- Dialects in the United States : past, present, and future -- Regional dialects -- Social and ethnic dialects -- African American English -- Gender and language variation -- Dialects and style -- On the applications of dialect study -- Dialect awareness : extending applications.

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