The Resource The Emergence of Black English : text and commentary, edited by Guy Bailey, Natalie Maynor, and Patricia Cukor-Avila

The Emergence of Black English : text and commentary, edited by Guy Bailey, Natalie Maynor, and Patricia Cukor-Avila

Label
The Emergence of Black English : text and commentary
Title
The Emergence of Black English
Title remainder
text and commentary
Statement of responsibility
edited by Guy Bailey, Natalie Maynor, and Patricia Cukor-Avila
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Debate over the evolution of Black English Vernacular (BEV) has permeated Afro-American studies, creole linguistics, dialectology, and sociolinguistics for a quarter of a century with little sign of a satisfactory resolution, primarily because evidence that bears directly on the earlier stages of BEV is sparse. This book brings together 11 transcripts of mechanical recordings of interviews with former slaves born well over a century ago. It attempts to make this crucial source of data as widely known as possible and to explore its importance for the study of Black English Vernacular in view of
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
427/.97308996073
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PE3102.N4
LC item number
E44 1991eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Creole language library,
Series volume
v. 8
Label
The Emergence of Black English : text and commentary, edited by Guy Bailey, Natalie Maynor, and Patricia Cukor-Avila
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 331-349)
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Speaking of slavery: the historical value of the recordings with slaves / Paul D. Escott -- Slave narratives, slave culture, and the slave experience / Joe Graham -- Song, sermons, and life stories: the legacy of the ex-slave narratives / Jeutonne P. Brewer -- The linguistic value of the ex-slave recordings / Michael Montgomery -- Representativeness and reliability of the ex-slave materials, with special reference to Wallace Quarterman's recording and transcript / John R. Rickford -- Is Gullah decreolizing? a comparison of a speech sample of the 1930s with a sample of the 1980s / Salikoko S. Mufwene -- The Atlantic Creoles and the language of the ex-slave recordings / John Holm -- Liberian settler English and the ex-slave recordings: a comparative study / John Victor Singler -- There's no tense like the present: verbal -S inflection in early black English / Shana Poplack, Sali Tagliamonte
Control code
ocn772233169
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 352 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789027277831
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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.b2798011x
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)772233169
  • pebcs9027277834
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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