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Author McNair, Elizabeth DuPree.

Title Mill villagers and farmers : dialect and economics in a small southern town / Elizabeth DuPree McNair.

Imprint Durham, N.C. : Published by Duke University Press for the American Dialect Society, c2005.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  427.9758443 M231m 2005    ---  Available
Description v, 133 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Series Publication of the American Dialect Society ; no. 90
Note "Annual supplement to American Speech."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents A sociolinguistic study of a southern mill town -- Settlement patterns, cultural space, and linguistic evolution in the American South -- Phonological patterns in the linguistic ecology of Griffin, Georgia -- Grammatical patterns in the linguistic ecolgoy of Griffin, Georgia -- Social networks and linguistic evolution : a brief case study.
Subject English language -- Dialects -- Georgia -- Griffin.
Griffin (Ga.) -- Economic conditions.
Americanisms -- Georgia -- Griffin.
Griffin (Ga.) -- Social conditions.
Griffin (Ga.) -- Languages.
Added Author American Dialect Society.
Added Title American speech.
ISBN 0822366223 (cloth : alk. paper)

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