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American English / Walt Wolfram and Natalie Schilling ; enhancements and exercises by Caroline Myrick and Joel Schneier.

Author/Creator:
Wolfram, Walt, 1941- author.
Publication:
Chichester, West Sussex, England : Wiley Blackwell, 2016.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (533 p.)
Edition:
Third edition.
Series:
Language in society (Oxford, England) ; 25.
Language in Society ; 25
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Subjects:
English language -- Dialects -- United States.
English language -- Variation -- United States.
Americanisms.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
"The thoroughly revised new edition now includes a companion website with an extensive array of sound files, video clips, and other online materials to enhance and illustrate discussions in the text"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Dialects, standards, and vernaculars
Why dialects?
Levels of dialect
Dialects in the United States : past, present, and future
Regional varieties of English
Social varieties of American English
Ethnicity and American English
African American English
Gender and language variation
Dialects and style
The application of dialect study
Dialect awareness : extending application.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and index.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Schilling-Estes, Natalie, author.
Myrick, Caroline, contributor.
Schneier, Joel, contributor.
ISBN:
1-118-39143-8
1-118-39145-4
OCLC:
919202335