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The Resource Talkin and testifyin : the language of Black America, Geneva Smitherman

Talkin and testifyin : the language of Black America, Geneva Smitherman

Label
Talkin and testifyin : the language of Black America
Title
Talkin and testifyin
Title remainder
the language of Black America
Statement of responsibility
Geneva Smitherman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1940-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smitherman, Geneva
Dewey number
427/.008996073
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PE3102.N42
LC item number
S5 1986
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Waynebook
Series volume
51
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Black English
  • African Americans
  • English language
  • Americanisms
Label
Talkin and testifyin : the language of Black America, Geneva Smitherman
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Reprint. Originally published: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1977. With new afterword
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-276) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
From Africa to the new world and into the space age : introduction and history of Black English structure -- "It bees dat way sometime" : sounds and structure of present-day Black English -- Black semantics : words and concepts in Black English, past and present -- "How I got ovuh" : African world view and Afro-American oral tradition -- "The forms of things unknown" : Black modes of discourse -- Where it's at : Black-white language attitudes -- Where do we go from here? T.C.B.! ; social policy and educational practice -- Afterword -- Appendix A: Some well-known Black proverbs and sayings -- Appendix B: Get down exercises on Black English sounds and structure -- Appendix C: Black semantics : a selected glossary
Control code
ocm12695595
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
285 pages
Isbn
9780814318058
Lccn
85022615
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)12695595
Label
Talkin and testifyin : the language of Black America, Geneva Smitherman
Publication
Note
Reprint. Originally published: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1977. With new afterword
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-276) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
From Africa to the new world and into the space age : introduction and history of Black English structure -- "It bees dat way sometime" : sounds and structure of present-day Black English -- Black semantics : words and concepts in Black English, past and present -- "How I got ovuh" : African world view and Afro-American oral tradition -- "The forms of things unknown" : Black modes of discourse -- Where it's at : Black-white language attitudes -- Where do we go from here? T.C.B.! ; social policy and educational practice -- Afterword -- Appendix A: Some well-known Black proverbs and sayings -- Appendix B: Get down exercises on Black English sounds and structure -- Appendix C: Black semantics : a selected glossary
Control code
ocm12695595
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
285 pages
Isbn
9780814318058
Lccn
85022615
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)12695595

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