The Resource The atlas of North American English : phonetics, phonology, and sound change : a multimedia reference tool, by William Labov, Sharon Ash, Charles Boberg, (electronic resource)

The atlas of North American English : phonetics, phonology, and sound change : a multimedia reference tool, by William Labov, Sharon Ash, Charles Boberg, (electronic resource)

Label
The atlas of North American English : phonetics, phonology, and sound change : a multimedia reference tool
Title
The atlas of North American English
Title remainder
phonetics, phonology, and sound change : a multimedia reference tool
Statement of responsibility
by William Labov, Sharon Ash, Charles Boberg
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The Atlas of North American English provides the first overall view of the pronunciation and vowel systems of the dialects of the U.S. and Canada. The Atlas re-defines the regional dialects of American English on the basis of sound changes active in the 1990s and draws new boundaries reflecting those changes. It is based on a telephone survey of 762 local speakers, representing all the urbanized areas of North America. It has been developed by Bill Labov, one of the leading sociolinguists of the world, together with his colleagues Sharon Ash and Charles Boberg. The Atlas consists of a printed
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Labov, William
Dewey number
427.973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PE2808
LC item number
.L26 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ash, Sharon
  • Boberg, Charles
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • Americanisms
  • Canadianisms
Label
The atlas of North American English : phonetics, phonology, and sound change : a multimedia reference tool, by William Labov, Sharon Ash, Charles Boberg, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [307]-313) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Frontmatter; Preface; Table of contents; List of maps, figures, and tables; Abbreviations; Part A Introduction and methods; 1. Introduction; 2. The North American English vowel system; 3. Principles of chain shifting and mergers; 4. Sampling and field methods; 5. Methods of acoustic analysis; 6. The construction of isoglosses; Part B Mergers and contrasts; 7. The restoration of post-vocalic /r/; 8. Nearly completed mergers; 9. North American mergers in progress; Part C North American English vowels; 10. The vowels of North American English: Maps of natural breaks in F1 and F2
  • Part D Overviews of North American dialects11. The dialects of North American English; 12. The fronting of back upgliding vowels; 13. The short-a and short-o configurations; Part E Regional patterns; 14. The North; 15. Canada; 16. New England; 17. New York City and the Mid-Atlantic states; 18. The South; 19. The Midland; 20. The West; Part F Other views of regional differences; 21. Lexical and grammatical maps; 22. African-Americans; 23. The findings of the Atlas of North American English: An overview; References; Index of subjects, city names, and persons
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (334 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282196698
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000389431
  • (EBL)453906
  • (OCoLC)435912024
  • (SSID)ssj0000107262
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11141548
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000107262
  • (PQKBWorkID)10006127
  • (PQKB)10616465
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC453906
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000389431
Label
The atlas of North American English : phonetics, phonology, and sound change : a multimedia reference tool, by William Labov, Sharon Ash, Charles Boberg, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [307]-313) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Frontmatter; Preface; Table of contents; List of maps, figures, and tables; Abbreviations; Part A Introduction and methods; 1. Introduction; 2. The North American English vowel system; 3. Principles of chain shifting and mergers; 4. Sampling and field methods; 5. Methods of acoustic analysis; 6. The construction of isoglosses; Part B Mergers and contrasts; 7. The restoration of post-vocalic /r/; 8. Nearly completed mergers; 9. North American mergers in progress; Part C North American English vowels; 10. The vowels of North American English: Maps of natural breaks in F1 and F2
  • Part D Overviews of North American dialects11. The dialects of North American English; 12. The fronting of back upgliding vowels; 13. The short-a and short-o configurations; Part E Regional patterns; 14. The North; 15. Canada; 16. New England; 17. New York City and the Mid-Atlantic states; 18. The South; 19. The Midland; 20. The West; Part F Other views of regional differences; 21. Lexical and grammatical maps; 22. African-Americans; 23. The findings of the Atlas of North American English: An overview; References; Index of subjects, city names, and persons
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (334 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282196698
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000389431
  • (EBL)453906
  • (OCoLC)435912024
  • (SSID)ssj0000107262
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11141548
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000107262
  • (PQKBWorkID)10006127
  • (PQKB)10616465
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC453906
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000389431

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