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Author Bernstein, Cynthia.
Title Language Variety in the South Revisited.
Imprint Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, 2012.

Subject English language -- Variation -- Southern States.
English language -- Southern States -- Foreign elements.
English language -- Social aspects -- Southern States.
African Americans -- Southern States -- Languages.
English language -- Dialects -- Southern States.
Languages in contact -- Southern States.
Black English -- Southern States.
Americanisms -- Southern States.
Southern States -- Languages.
Alt Name Nunnally, Thomas.
Sabino, Robin.
Ash, Sharon.
Bailey, Guy H.
Bayley, Robert.
Brewer, Jeutonne P. (Jeutonne Patten), 1939-2016.
Butters, Ronald R.
Cassidy, Frederic G., 1907-2000.
Ching, Marvin K. L.
Coles, Felice Anne, 1959-
Cooley, Marianne.
Craig, Chris.
Cukor-Avila, Patricia.
Davies, Catherine Evans.
Davis, Boyd, 1885-1963.
Edwards, Walter F.
Faries, Rachel B.
Feagin, Crawford.
Frazer, Timothy C.
Hall, Joan Houston.
Hazen, Kirk.
Johnson, Ellen.
Johnstone, Barbara.
Klingler, Thomas A.
Kretzschmar, William A., Jr.
Kung, Hsiang-te.
Labov, William.
Lance, Donald M.
Maynor, Natalie.
Metcalf, Allan.
Mille, Katherine Wyly.
Montgomery, Michael, 1950-
Mufwene, Salikoko.
Neely, Leah.
Picone, Michael D.
Preston, Dennis Richard.
Schilling-Estes, Natalie.
Schneider, Edgar W.
Smilowitz, Michael.
Southard, Bruce.
Taylor, William D.
Tillery, Jan.
Von Schneidemesser, Luanne, 1945-
Weatherly, Joan.
Wikle, Tom.
Wilmeth, Thomas.
Wolfram, Walt, 1941-
Description 1 online resource (656 pages)
Contents Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction. Perspectives on Language Variety in the South; 1. Language Variety in the South: A Retrospective and Assessment / Michael Montgomery; 2. Southern American English: A Prospective / Guy Bailey; Part One. Language Contact with Emphasis on the African Diaspora; 3. Earlier Black English Revisited / Edgar W Schneider; 4. An Early Representation of African-American English / Marianne Cooley; 5. Challenges and Problems of Recorded Interviews / Jeutonne P. Brewer.
6. The Variable Persistence of Southern Vernacular Sounds in the Speech of Inner-City Black Detroiters / Walter F. Edwards7. Southern Speech and Self-Expression in an African-American Woman's Story / Barbara Johnstone; 8. Ambrose Gonzales's Gullah: What It May Tell Us about Variation / Katherine Wyly Mille; 9. Gullah's Development: Myth and Sociohistorical Evidence / Salikoko S. Mufivene; 10. The African Contribution to Southern States English / Crawford Feagin; 11. Colonial Society and the Development of Louisiana Creole / Tom Klingler.
12. Code-Switching and Loss of Inflection in Louisiana French / Michael D. Picone13. Ethnic Identity, Americanization, and Survival of the Mother Tongue: The First- vs. the Second-Generation Chinese of Professionals in Memphis / Marvin K.L. Ching and Hsiang-te Kung; Part Two. Phonological, Morphosyntactic, Discourse, and Lexical Features; 14. The Sociolinguistic Complexity of Quasi-Isolated Southern Coastal Communities / Walt Wolfram, Natalie Schilling-Estes, Kirk Hazen, Chris Craig; 15. Pronunciation Variation in Eastern North Carolina / Bruce Southard.
16. Variation in Tejano English: Evidence for Variable Lexical Phonology / Robert Bayley17. Rule Ordering in the Phonology of Alabama-Georgia Consonants / William C. Taylor; 18. Solidarity Cues in New Orleans English / Felice Anne Coles; 19. Social Meaning in Southern Speech from an Interactional Sociolinguistic Perspective: An Integrative Discourse Analysis of Terms of Address / Catherine E. Davies; 20. That Muddy Mississippi of Falsehood Called History / Joan Weatherly.
21. ""Pictures from Life's Other Side"": Southern Regionalism in Hank Williams's Luke the Drifter Recordings / Thomas L. Wilmeth22. The Evolution of Ain't in African-American Vernacular English / Natalie Maynor; 23. Auntie( -man) in the Caribbean and North America / Ronald R. Butters; 24. The South in DARE / Allan Metcalf; 25. DARE: Some Etymological Puzzles / Frederic G. Cassidy; 26. Expletives and Euphemisms in DARE: An Initial Look / Luanne von Schneidemesser; 27. LAGS and DARE: A Case of Mutualism / Joan H. Hall; Part Three. Methods of Sampling, Measurement, and Analysis.
Note 28. The South: The Touchstone / Dennis R. Preston.
Summary Top linguists from diverse fields address language varieties in the South. Language Variety in the South Revisited is a comprehensive collection of new research on southern United States English by foremost scholars of regional language variation. Like its predecessor, Language Variety in the South: Perspectives in Black and White (The University of Alabama Press, 1986), this book includes current research into African American vernacular English, but it greatly expands the scope of investigation and offers an extensive assessment of the fiel.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780817386634 (electronic bk.)
0817386637 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 881887873
Additional Format Print version: Bernstein, Cynthia. Language Variety in the South Revisited. Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2012 9780817308827