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This study examines the effect of race-consciousness upon the pronunciation of American English and upon the ideology of standardization in the twentieth century. It shows how the discourses of prescriptivist pronunciation, the xenophobic reaction against immigration to the eastern metropolises - especially New York - and the closing of the western frontier together constructed an image of the American West and Midwest as the locus of proper speech and ethnicity. This study is of interest to scholars and students in linguistics, American studies, cultural studies, Jewish studies, and studies in race, class, and gender.

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ISBN:
9783110171907
Author:
Bonfiglio, Thomas Paul
Publisher:
Walter de Gruyter
Location:
Berlin
Subject:
English language
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Linguistics
Subject:
Race relations
Subject:
Social classes
Subject:
Sociolinguistics
Subject:
Language and culture
Subject:
Linguistics - General
Subject:
General-General
Series:
Language, Power, and Social Process
Series Volume:
no. 02-047
Publication Date:
20020631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
258
Dimensions:
9.02x6.34x.59 in. .88 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This study examines the effect of race-consciousness upon the pronunciation of American English and upon the ideology of standardization in the twentieth century. It shows how the discourses of prescriptivist pronunciation, the xenophobic reaction against immigration to the eastern metropolises - especially New York - and the closing of the western frontier together constructed an image of the American West and Midwest as the locus of proper speech and ethnicity. This study is of interest to scholars and students in linguistics, American studies, cultural studies, Jewish studies, and studies in race, class, and gender.
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