Date: Mon, 6 Oct 1997 19:56:13 -0700


Subject: Re: dialect in literature

a start, in no particular order:

The Text & beyond : essays in literary linguistics / edited by

Cynthia Goldin Bernstein.

Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, c1994.

Williamson, Juanita V. (Juanita Virginia)

A various language; perspectives on American dialects. Edited by

Juanita V. Williamson [and] Virginia M. Burke.

New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston [1971]

"Charles Dickens, Linguist" in

Quirk, Randolph.

The linguist and the English language / [by] Randolph Quirk.

London : Arnold, 1974.

North, Michael, 1951-

The dialect of modernism : race, language, and twentieth-century

literature / Michael North.

New York : Oxford University Press, 1994.

Fishkin, Shelley Fisher.

Was Huck Black? : Mark Twain and African-American voices / Shelley

Fisher Fishkin.

New York : Oxford University Press, 1993.

Nettels, Elsa.

Language, race, and social class in Howells's America / Elsa


Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, c1988.

Sabin, Margery, 1940-

The dialect of the tribe : speech and community in modern fiction

/ Margery Sabin.

New York : Oxford University Press, 1987.

Sewell, David R., 1954-

Mark Twain's languages : discourse, dialogue, and linguistic

variety / David R. Sewell.

Berkeley : University of California Press, c1987.

Shepherd, Valerie.

Language variety and the art of the everyday / Valerie Shepherd.

London ; New York : Pinter Publishers, 1990.

Berkeley Linguistics Society.

"The Sociolinguistics of Minority Dialect in Literary Prose" in P

of the 7th AM

Proceedings of the annual meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics


Berkeley, Calif., Berkeley Linguistics Society.

Satire or evasion? : Black perspectives on Huckleberry Finn /

edited by James S. Leonard, Thomas A. Tenney, and Thadious ...

Durham : Duke University Press, 1992.

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