This pathfinder is designed with the hope that others who have an interest in Southern Appalachian dialect will be able to derive positive information from its structure. There is a distinct line between scholarly research and “humorous” research on this topic and even in scholarly research the reader needs to be aware of a sometimes condescending tone.
Christain, Donna and Walt Wolfram. Appalachian Speech . Arlington, Virginia: The Center for Applied Linguistics. 1976. ASU APP COLL PE2970.A6 W64 l976 c.2
- English Language - Dialects - Appalachian Region - Southern
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- English Language - Dialects - Alabama
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Fischer, David. Albion’s Seed . New York: Oxford University Press. 1989. 256- 257, 471, 652-655. ASU APP COLL El69.l.F539 v.l.
Kephart, Horace. Our Southern Highlanders . New York: Outing Publishing co. 19l3. 350-378. ASU APP COLL F2l0.K38.
McCrum, Robert, William Cran, and Robert MacNeil. The Story of English . New York: Elisabeth Sifton Books Viking. 1986. 157, l59 - l6l. ASU Main Stacks PEl075.M58 l986.
Montgomery, Michael. “The Roots of Appalachian English: Scotch - Irish or British Southern?” Journal of the Appalachian Studies Association . 3 (1999) 171-8l ASU APP COLL F2l7.A65 J68.
Williams, Cratis D. “Mountain Speech.” Mountain Life and Work . Boone: Appalachian State University. 1961-64. ASU APP COLL PE2970.A6W54 c.3.
Wolfram, Walt and Donna Christian. Appalachian Speech . Arlington, Virginia: Center for Applied Linguistics. 1976. ASU APP COLL PE 2970.A6 W64 1976 c.2.
Farwell, Harold, Jr. and J. Karl Nicholas. Editors. Smoky Mountain Voices: A
Lexicon of Southern Appalachian Speech Based on the Research of Horace Kephart . Lexington, Kentucky: The University Press of Kentucky. 1993. ASU APP COLL PE2970.A6 F37 1993.
Cavender, Anthony. Editor. A Folk Medical Lexicon of South Central Appalachia . Johnson City, Tennessee: East Tennessee State University. 1990. ASU APP COLL PE 2970.A6 F64 l990.
Edwards, Dorothy. The Dialect of the Southern Highlander as Recorded in North
Carolina Novels . Rochester, New York: The University of Rochester. 1935. ASU APP COLL PE3l0l.N76 E l99.
Hackenberg, Robert Gregory. Appalachian English: A Sociolinguistic Study . Georgetown University, Washington D.C. 1973. ASU APP COLL MicF 264.
Christian, Donna. Aspects of Verb Usage in Appalachian Speech . Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. ASU APP COLL MicF 240.
The following encyclopedias and dictionaries contain information on Southern Appalachian Dialect:
Ferris, William and Reagan Wilson. Encyclopedia of Southern Culture . Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press. 1989. 769-69. ASU Reference F209 E53 1989.
Hendrickson, Robert. Mountain Range . New York: Facts on File. 1997. ASU APP COLL Stacks PE 29770A6 H46 l997.
Roller, David C. and Robert W. Twyman. Encyclopedia of Southern History . Baton Rouge, Louisiana: Louisiana State University Press. 1979. 359-61. ASU Reference F207.7 E52.
Appalachian Bibliography . West Virginia University Library. Morganton, West Virginia. 1980. 577-583. ASU Reference Z1251A6 1980.
Ross, Charlotte. Editor. Bibliography of Southern Appalachia . Boone, NC: Appalachian Consortium. 1976. 77. APP COLL Zl251.A7B5x.
An Index by Region, Usage, & Etymology to the Dictionary of American Regional English . Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press. 1993. ASU Reference PE 2843.D52 l995.
Now and Then: The Appalachian Magazine . Bound: v.1, Fall 1984 - Current. ASU APP COLL F2l7.A65 N68.
Appalachian Journal: A Regional Studies Review . Bound: v.1 - 1972 -Current. ASU APP COLL F2l6.2.A66.
Journal of Appalachian Studies . Bound: v.1 - 1995. ASU APP COLL F2l7.A65 J 68.
Mountain Life and Work . Bound: v.7, 11-13, 15;v.30, 1957 - v.64, 1988. Microfilm v.1, 1915-v 51, 1976. ASU APP COLL GR103.M5.
Southern Appalachian Mountains - North Carolina/South Carolina State Line
Compiler : Connie Jones Aiken, 11 November 2002