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Author Green, Lisa J., 1963-

Title African American English : a linguistic introduction / Lisa J. Green.

Publication Info. Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002.


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Description 1 online resource (xii, 285 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-268) and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Introduction; 1 Lexicons and meaning; 2 Syntax part 1: verbal markers in AAE; 3 Syntax Part 2: syntactic and morphosyntactic properties in AAE; 4 Phonology of AAE; 5 Speech events and rules of interaction in AAE; 6 AAE in literature; 7 AAE in the media; 8 Approaches, attitudes and education; Notes; References; Acknowledgments; Index.
Summary This authoritative introduction to African American English (AAE) is the first textbook to look at the grammar as a whole. Clearly organised, it describes patterns in the sentence structure, sound system, word formation and word use in AAE. It also considers the representation of AAE in literature and the media.
Subject Black English.
African Americans -- Languages.
English language -- United States.
English language -- Dialects -- United States.
English language -- Variation -- United States.
African Americans -- Languages. (OCoLC)fst00799631
Black English. (OCoLC)fst00833604
English language. (OCoLC)fst00910920
English language -- Dialects. (OCoLC)fst00911083
English language -- Variation. (OCoLC)fst00911928
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Anglais américain (Langue)
Variation de langage.
Black English.
Other Form: Print version: Green, Lisa J., 1963- African American English. Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002 0521814499 0521891388 (DLC) 2003268698 (OCoLC)50018224
ISBN 0511078234 (electronic bk.)
9780511078231 (electronic bk.)
9780511800306 (electronic bk.)
0511800304 (electronic bk.)
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