One more for the LWAA–another classic–Wolfram (1969)

Here is another oft cited but out of print classic. This time, it’s one brought to us in the LWAA from the original printing from the Center for Applied Linguistics. Live from Detroit, it’s Wolfram (1969)!

Wolfram, Walter A. 1969. A sociolinguistic description of Detroit Negro speech. Washington, DC: Center for Applied Linguistics. http://www.ling.osu.edu/~ddurian/AWAC/LWAA/wolfram 1969.pdf

Advertisements

About daviddurian
I am a sociolinguist with a Ph D in Linguistics from The Ohio State University and an MA in Rhetoric and Professional Writing from Northern Illinois University. Currently, I work as the Lecturer at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, where I teach undergraduate courses in sociolinguistics, general linguistics, and first-year composition. I also work on research projects investigating variation and change in the vowel system of modern US English as it is spoken by Americans living in a variety of cities. At the moment, this includes Chicago, IL, Columbus, OH, and Eastern Pennsylvania.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: