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A comprehensive Annotated
Bibliography of American Black English

The first major bibliography of American Black English received numerous favorable reviews in most language and linguistics journals, including Language, American Speech, The Linguistic Reporter, The Modern Language Review, Language Sciences ("[A] very useful resource for this much needed research"), PMLA, Tennessee Folklore Bulletin ("[A] seminal work"), et al.; library science journals, including, Library Journal ("With the appearance of this volume . . . the systematic study of black English has taken a giant step forward"), Choice ("The book is a valuable research tool as well as an interesting general readers' guide"), Booklist ("A valuable reference"), AB Bookman's, American Reference Books Annual, Bibliographic Society of America. Papers, et al.; Black Studies publications, including The Western Journal of Black Studies (". . . one of the most comprehensive collection of works using or discussing black language that probably will ever be published."); journalism and mass media journals, including Journalism Quarterly ("A valuable work whose uses cover a number of areas"); anthropology journals, including American Anthropologist; and numerous trade publications ("[A] fascinating discussion of the controversy [in American Black English] . . . [The] book is a sine qua non for linguistic scholars, for the general reader who finds the subject of language enthralling, and for all who are concerned with the life of blacks in America"-- Long Beach (calif.) Independent and Press-Telegram

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