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Dialect and dichotomy

literary representations of African American speech

by Lisa Cohen Minnick

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Published by University of Alabama Press in Tuscaloosa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Southern States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism,
    • American literature -- Southern States -- History and criticism,
    • American literature -- White authors -- History and criticism,
    • American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
    • Dialect literature, American -- History and criticism,
    • English language -- Spoken English -- United States,
    • English language -- Dialects -- United States,
    • African Americans -- Intellectual life,
    • African Americans in literature,
    • African Americans -- Languages,
    • Black English in literature,
    • Americanisms in literature,
    • Speech in literature

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [175]-181) and index.

      StatementLisa Cohen Minnick.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS153.N5 M56 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 194 p. ;
      Number of Pages194
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3288510M
      ISBN 100817313990
      LC Control Number2004000606


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It also surveys American dialect writing and its relationship to literary, linguistic, political, and cultural trends, with emphasis on African American voices in literature.

The studies of literary dialect in general, and literary representations of African American English in particular, offer opportunities to go beyond traditional areas of English language studies and still apply the important theories and methods of empirical and computational linguistics, particularly those of.

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