Qs: 19th Century Dialects of Western Massachusetts
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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.