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Title Needed research in American dialects / [edited by] Dennis R. Preston.

Imprint Durham : Published by Duke University Press for the American Dialect Society, c2003.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  427.973 N288 2003    ---  Available
Description xii, 261 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Publication of the American Dialect Society ; no. 88
Note "Annual supplement to American Speech"--T.p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introduction / Dennis R. Preston -- History of American English / Michael Montgomery -- Linguistic Atlases of the United States and Canada / William A. Kretzschmar, Jr. -- Regional lexicon : DARE and beyond / Joan Houston Hall -- National survey of North American dialects / Sharon Ash -- Conversation, text, and discourse / Barbara Johnstone -- Social variation in America / Penelope Eckert -- Ideologies, attitudes, and perceptions / Richard W. Bailey -- Slang, metaphor, and folk speech / Connie C. Eble -- Languages other than English in Canada and the United States / Robert Bayley and Ruth King -- Language change in variation and formal syntax / Ralph W. Fasold.
Subject English language -- Dialects -- North America.
English language -- Variation -- North America.
English language -- Dialects.
English language -- Variation.
English language -- Dialects -- Canada.
English language -- Variation -- Canada.
Added Author Preston, Dennis Richard.
Added Title American speech.
ISBN 0822365944

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