How To Speak Midwestern

Author: Edward McClelland
Publisher: Belt Publishing
ISBN: 9780997774276
Size: 72.72 MB
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This book explains not only what Midwesterners say but also how and why they say it and covers such topics as: the causes of the Northern cities vowel shift, why the accents in Fargo miss the nasality that's a hallmark of Minnesota speech, ...

Speaking American

Author: Josh Katz
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
ISBN: 9780544703391
Size: 14.80 MB
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In 2013 Josh Katz accumulated and visually mapped over 350,000 unique survey responses to questions about word choice and pronunciation throughout America.

French Lessons

Author: Alice Kaplan
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226424197
Size: 49.36 MB
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Raised the daughter of a Jewish lawyer who prosecuted Nazi war criminals, Alice escapes into another world via the French language and culture yet finds, through deconstructionist history, the existence of French fascism, and ultimately her ...

Dialect Diversity In America

Author: William Labov
Publisher: University of Virginia Press
ISBN: 0813933269
Size: 17.45 MB
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In Dialect Diversity in America, Labov examines the diversity among American dialects and presents the counterintuitive finding that geographically localized dialects of North American English are increasingly diverging from one another ...

Southern Migrants Northern Exiles

Author: Chad Berry
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 9780252068416
Size: 12.61 MB
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Through vivid oral histories, Chad Berry explores the conflict between migrants' economic success and their "spiritual exile" in the North.

The New Midwest

Author: Mark Athitakis
Publisher: Belt Publishing
ISBN: 9780997774283
Size: 56.81 MB
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But as the region has changed, so, in many ways, has its fiction. In this book, the author explores how shifts in work, class, place, race, and culture has been reflected or ignored by novelists and short story writers.

Rust Belt Chicago

Author: Martha Bayne
ISBN: 9780997774375
Size: 42.25 MB
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At times the song sings in harmony and at others sounds in notes of strategic dissonance. But taken as a whole, this book sings one song, responding to one cacophonous city.

Kitchens Of The Great Midwest

Author: J. Ryan Stradal
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1784291927
Size: 16.53 MB
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Someday, Eva will surprise everyone. One by one, they tell their story; together, they tell Eva's. Joyful, quirky and heartwarming, this is a novel about the family you lose, the friends you make and the chance connections that make a life.

How To Live In Detroit Without Being A Jackass

Author: Aaron Foley
ISBN: 9780996836708
Size: 51.48 MB
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A social guide to Detroit for all coastal transplants, wary suburbanites, die-hard natives, and everyone in between, this book will help readers avoid falling into the "jackass" trap and become a productive, healthy Detroiter.