Talkin and Testifyin : The Language of Black America (Book, 1977) [Beloit College]
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Talkin and Testifyin : The Language of Black America

Author: Geneva Smitherman
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1977.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Smitherman, Geneva, 1940-
Talkin and testifyin.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1977
(OCoLC)568022354
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geneva Smitherman
ISBN: 0395253551 9780395253557
OCLC Number: 2911934
Description: 291 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Chapter 1-From Africa to the New World and Into the Space Age --
Chapter 2-"It's Bees Dat Way Sometime" --
Chapter 3-Black Semantics --
Chapter 4-"How I Got Ovuh" --
Chapter 5-"The Forms of things Unknown" --
Chapter 6-Where It's at --
Chapter 7-Where Do We go From Here? T.C.B.! --
Appendix A-Some Well-Known Black Proverbs and Sayings --
Appendix B-Get Down Exercise On Black English Sounds --
Appendix C-Black Semantics-A Selected Glossary --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: Geneva Smitherman.
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