Date: Wed, 12 Oct 1994 08:15:26 -0500 From: Natalie Maynor Subject: Fiddling in Appalachia Forwarded from hel-l (history of the English language): > Date: Tue, 11 Oct 1994 15:29:22 -0400 > Sender: hel-l[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] > From: Allan Robb > Subject: Appala. Dialects and the Fiddle > > One of my collegues has a master's student who wants to write a chapter > in his American Studies thesis attempting to match up Appalachian dialects > with styles of fiddling. This is outside my area of interest, and any help > would be greatly appreciated. What is needed, I think, is a series of detailed > descriptions of Appalachian dialects and subdialects, and some detailed > dialect maps. Older materials would be especially welcome. > Reply privately, and I will summerize for the net if there is any general > interest. > > Cheers, > Allan Robb > Baylor University Dept. of English > Allan_Robb[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]