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ERIC Number: ED408833
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Pages: 374
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-55619-447-1
ISSN: ISSN-0172-7362
Focus on the USA. Varieties of English Around the World, Volume 16.
Schneider, Edgar W., Ed.
Essays on varieties of English in the United States include: "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 an LAGS" (Lawrence M. Davis, 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, 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, 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, Ronald R. Butters); "American College Slang" (Connie Eble); and "Where the Worst English Is Spoken" (Dennis R. Preston). (MSE)
John Benjamins North America, P.O. Box 27519, Philadelphia, PA 19118-0519.
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Michigan (Detroit); Ohio; United States