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Dialect Writing and the North of England

Patrick Honeybone and Warren Maguire


This book aims to offer a comprehensive investigation of dialect writing in the North of England. It brings together a wide range of contributors, investigating everything from the cultural positioning and impact of dialect writing to the mechanics of how authors produce dialect spellings (and what this can tell us about the structure of the dialects represented). Case studies focus on dialect writing from all over the North of England and consider many types of text, including dialect poetry, translations into dialect, letters, tweets, direct speech in novels, humorous localised volumes, writ ... More

Keywords: dialect writing, dialectology, variation in writing, enregisterment, Northern England

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781474442565
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2022 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442565.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Patrick Honeybone, editor
University of Edinburgh

Warren Maguire, editor
University of Edinburgh

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