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English In The Southern United States
The English of the Southern United States is possibly the most studied of any regional variety of any language. However, most, if not all, books about Southern American English have been directed almost exclusively toward scholars already working in the field. Written by a team of experts, many of them internationally known, this volume provides a broad overview of the ...more
Hardcover, 244 pages
Published May 15th 2008 by Cambridge University Press
(first published January 9th 2003)
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Even for a collection of scholarly papers, this book is quite dull and repetitive. Many of the chapter come to the same conclusion, sometimes while referencing earlier papers, without adding anything more than a little bit more evidence. Even my professor had trouble remembering which was which.