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New England English: Large-Scale Acoustic Sociophonetics and Dialectology

James N. Stanford


For nearly 400 years, New England has held an important place in the development of American English, and “New England accents” are very well known in popular imagination. But since the 1930s, no large-scale academic book project has focused specifically on New England English. While other research projects have studied dialect features in various regions of New England, this is the first large-scale scholarly project to focus solely on New England English since the Linguistic Atlas of New England. This book presents new research covering all six New England states, with detailed geographic, p ... More

Keywords: New England, English, language, dialect, dialectology, sociophonetics, sociolinguistics, linguistics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780190625658
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190625658.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

James N. Stanford, author
Associate Professor of Linguistics, Dartmouth College