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The Resource Doing our own thing : the degradation of language and music and why we should, like, care, John McWhorter

Doing our own thing : the degradation of language and music and why we should, like, care, John McWhorter

Label
Doing our own thing : the degradation of language and music and why we should, like, care
Title
Doing our own thing
Title remainder
the degradation of language and music and why we should, like, care
Statement of responsibility
John McWhorter
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McWhorter, John H
Dewey number
427/.973
Index
index present
LC call number
PE2808.8
LC item number
.M38 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English language
  • Popular music
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • Language and culture
  • English language
Label
Doing our own thing : the degradation of language and music and why we should, like, care, John McWhorter
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip044/2003011487.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-266) and index
Contents
People just talk : speech versus writing -- Mere rhetoric : the decline of oratory -- "Got marjoram?" or why I don't have any poetry -- Rather too colloquial for elegance: written English takes it light -- What happened to us? or play that funky music, white folks -- La la la through a new lens : music talks to America
Control code
ocm53241560
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxiv, 279 p.
Isbn
9781592400164
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2003011487
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o53241560
  • (Sirsi) o53241560
Label
Doing our own thing : the degradation of language and music and why we should, like, care, John McWhorter
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip044/2003011487.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-266) and index
Contents
People just talk : speech versus writing -- Mere rhetoric : the decline of oratory -- "Got marjoram?" or why I don't have any poetry -- Rather too colloquial for elegance: written English takes it light -- What happened to us? or play that funky music, white folks -- La la la through a new lens : music talks to America
Control code
ocm53241560
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxiv, 279 p.
Isbn
9781592400164
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2003011487
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o53241560
  • (Sirsi) o53241560

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