The Southwest of England

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The volume consists of a substantial introduction, providing a geographical and historical outline of the area, an account of the origin of the area, an account of the origin of present-day southwestern speech varieties and a synopsis of their main features. This is followed by texts of three main types: brief selections from 17th to 19th century dialect writers, aimed at depicting characteristics of southwestern speech; longer 20th century texts – verse, dialogue in novels; transcripts from tapes from 1950 onwards of speakers of different ages and social backgrounds. A part of each transcript is also provided in phonetic notation.
[Varieties of English Around the World, T5]  1986.  xii, 231 pp.
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BIC Subject: CF – Linguistics
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