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Word Maps

A Dialect Atlas of English, 1st Edition

By Clive Upton, John Widdowson, Stewert Sanderson

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236 pages

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Description

The maps presented in this volume, first published in 1987, are based on the material of the Survey of English Dialects which was collected from over 300 localities between 1948 and 1961. The 200 word and sound maps included in this title will lead the reader into the fascinating world of the dialects of the different regions of England. This book will be of interest to students of English language and linguistics.

Table of Contents

Preface; Word Map Names and Numbers; Terms Used; Key to Pronunciation; Introduction; Maps; The county boundaries to 1974, as used in the Survey of English Dialects; The county boundaries after 1974, as used in the Word Maps; The Word Maps; Suggestions for Further Reading; Following up your Interest in Dialect; Index of Vocabulary Maps; Index of Pronunciation Maps; General Index

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAN009000
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General