Dialect Diversity in America: The Politics of Language Change (Page-Barbour Lectures)
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The sociolinguist William Labov has worked for decades on change in progress in American dialects and on African American Vernacular English (AAVE). In Dialect Diversity in America, Labov examines the diversity among American dialects and presents th...
The Language of Flowers: A History (Victorian Literature and Culture Series)
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The author traces the phenomenon of ascribing sentimental meaning to floral imagery from its beginnings in Napoleonic France through its later transformations in England and America. At the heart of the book is a depiction of what the three most impo...