African American English in the Diaspora / Edition 1by Shana Poplack
Pub. Date: 10/16/2001
This provocative volume investigates the origins of contemporary African American Vernacular English (AAVE), one of the oldest, yet unsolved, questions in sociolinguistics.
Table of ContentsList of Figures.
List of Tables.
2. African Americans in the Samaná Peninsula.
3. African Americans in Nova Scotia: Settlement and Data.
4. External Controls.
6. The Past Tense.
7. The Present Tense.
8. The Future Tense.
9. Conclusions: An Essay on the Origins and Development of African American English.
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