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LINGUIST List 18.2038

Thu Jul 05 2007

Qs: 19th Century Dialects of Western Massachusetts

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        1.    Julie Roberts, 19th Century Dialects of Western Massachusetts


Message 1: 19th Century Dialects of Western Massachusetts
Date: 03-Jul-2007
From: Julie Roberts <Julie.Robertsuvm.edu>
Subject: 19th Century Dialects of Western Massachusetts


A student and I are working on an intriguing side project and could use
some help, if possible. We are trying to put together a list of possible
features of the dialect of Emily Dickinson (19th century western
Massachusetts/Amherst). We are looking at the LANE maps & tapes, but, of
course those are almost exactly one century later. Any ideas would be
greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics



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