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Spoken Soul

The Story of Black English

Spoken Soul( )
Author: Rickford, John R.
Rickford, John Russell
Rickford, Russell John
ISBN:978-0-471-32356-3
Publication Date:Jan 2000
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons Canada, Limited
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $36.50
Book Description:

A leading expert explores the roots of African-American Vernacular English, which is the first language of millions of African-American children and the signature sound of informal conversation among the generations. Claude Brown, author of the classic Manchild in the Promised Land, called black English "spoken soul.

Book Details
Pages:288
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Ethnic Studies / African American Studies
Language Arts & Disciplines / Speech & Pronunciation
Language Arts & Disciplines / Linguistics / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9.3 x 6.4 x 1.1 Inches
Book Weight:1.22 Pounds



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