Description - American Voices by Walt Wolfram
Voices of American English is a collection of short, readable descriptions of various American dialects, written by top researchers in the field. Originally published in Language Magazine, the dialects described include Southern English, New England speech, Chicano English, Appalachian English, Canadian English, and California English, among many others. Written for the lay person, this book is a fascinating look at the full range of American social, ethnic, and regional dialects.
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Author Biography - Walt Wolfram
Walt Wolfram is William C. Friday Distinguished Professor at North Carolina State University. Ben Ward is Consultant Editor of Language Magazine, the Journal of Communication and Education.