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ERIC Number: ED082230
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
Pages: 119
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Dialects of American English.
Reed, Carroll E.
Intended for use with students who have just become aware of dialect variations, this book addresses dialects of American English. Chapters include an introduction to dialect study, discussions of colonial English, Eastern sttlement, Eastern words, Eastern pronunciation, Eastern grammar, the Westward movement, an analysis of sectional atlas studies (the Great Lakes area, the Upper Middle West, Texas, Colorado, northern and southern sections of other Rocky Mountain areas, California, and the Pacific Northwest), and the future of American dialect studies. Dialect maps and a selected bibliography on regional dialect variation are provided. (HOD)
The University of Massachusetts Press, Amherst, Mass. 01002 ($4.50 paper)
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