Atlas of North American English: Phonetics, Phonology and Sound Change ; a Multimedia Reference Tool

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Walter de Gruyter, 2006 - Americanisms - 318 pages
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Contents

Introduction
3
The North American English vowel system
11
Sampling and field methods
21
Methods of acoustic analysis
36
The restoration of postvocalic r
47
North American mergers in progress
58
Maps of natural
77
The dialects of North American English
119
Canada
216
New England
225
New York City and the MidAtlantic states
233
The South
240
The Midland
263
The West
279
The merger of vowels before l
285
AfricanAmericans
297

The shorta and shorto configurations
169
The North
187

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