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The Resource Talking back, talking Black : truths about America's Lingua Franca, John McWhorter

Talking back, talking Black : truths about America's Lingua Franca, John McWhorter

Label
Talking back, talking Black : truths about America's Lingua Franca
Title
Talking back, talking Black
Title remainder
truths about America's Lingua Franca
Statement of responsibility
John McWhorter
Title variation
Talking back, talking black
Title variation remainder
truths about Americas Lingua Franca
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In his first book devoted solely to the form, structure, and development of Black English, John McWhorter clearly explains its fundamentals and rich history, while carefully examining the cultural, educational, and political issues that have undermined recognition of this transformative, empowering dialect."--Page [4] of cover
Summary
A linguistic expert explains the fundamentals and rich history of Black English while carefully examining the cultural, educational and political issues that have undermined recognition of the transformative, empowering dialect
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
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10549211
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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McWhorter, John H
Dewey number
427/.97308996073
Index
index present
LC call number
  • PE3102.N42
  • PE3727.N4
LC item number
  • M39 2017
  • M39 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Black English
  • English language
  • African Americans
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / Historical & Comparative
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / Sociolinguistics
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Discrimination & Race Relations
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / African American Studies
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
truths about America's Lingua Franca
Label
Talking back, talking Black : truths about America's Lingua Franca, John McWhorter
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-173) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
It's complicated -- What do you mean "sounds Black"? -- But they can't talk that way at a job interview! -- Speaking Black or speaking minstrel? -- Through a lens darkly?
Control code
ocn945949085
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
190 pages
Isbn
9781942658207
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)945949085
Label
Talking back, talking Black : truths about America's Lingua Franca, John McWhorter
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-173) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
It's complicated -- What do you mean "sounds Black"? -- But they can't talk that way at a job interview! -- Speaking Black or speaking minstrel? -- Through a lens darkly?
Control code
ocn945949085
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
190 pages
Isbn
9781942658207
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)945949085

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