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Title African American English speakers and their participation in local sound changes : a comparative study / edited by Malcah Yaeger-Dror and Erik R. Thomas.

Imprint Durham [NC] : Duke University Press, 2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  427.08996 Af82  2010    ---  Available
Description 225 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Publication of the American Dialect Society ; no. 94
Publication of the American Dialect Society ; no. 94.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / Erik R. Thomas and Malcah Yaeger-Dror -- Vowel phonology and ethnicity in North Carolina / Becky Childs, Christine Mallinson and Jeannine Carpenter -- Mapping a dialect "mixtury" : vowel phonology of African American and white men in rural southern Louisiana / Michael Wroblewski, Thea Strand, and Sylvie Dubois -- African American vernacular English : vowel phonology in a Georgia community / Claire Andres and Rachel Votta -- The vowel phonologies of African American and white New York City residents / Elizabeth L. Coggshall and Kara Becker -- African American and white vowel systems in Pittsburgh / Maeve Eberhardt -- Convergence in blue-collar Columbus, Ohio, African American and white vowel system / David Durian, Robin Dodsworth and Jennifer Schumacher -- The vowel phonology of urban southeastern Wisconsin / Thomas C. Purnell.
Subject Black English -- Phonology.
English language -- Dialects -- United States.
Sociolinguistics -- United States.
Added Author Yaeger-Dror, Malcah.
Thomas, Erik R.
ISBN 9780822367321 (cloth : alk. paper)
0822367327 (cloth : alk. paper)

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