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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
Title variation
  • Degradation of language and music and why we should, like, care
  • Degradation of language & music & why we should, like, care
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
IMP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McWhorter, John H
Dewey number
427.973
Index
index present
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
Target audience
adult
Label
Doing our own thing : the degradation of language and music and why we should, like, care, John McWhorter
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-266) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 73
  • Chapter 4
  • Rather Too Colloquial for Elegance: Written English Takes It Light
  • 121
  • Chapter 5
  • What Happened to Us? or Play That Funky Music, White Folks
  • 167
  • Chapter 6
  • La La La Through a New Lens: Music Talks to America
  • 197
  • Chapter 1
  • People Just Talk: Speech Versus Writing
  • 1
  • Chapter 2
  • Mere Rhetoric: The Decline of Oratory
  • 33
  • Chapter 3
  • "Got Marjoram?" or Why I Don't Have Any Poetry
Control code
ocm53241560
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiv, 279 pages
Isbn
9781592400164
Lccn
2003011487
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
  • 427.0973 M258 ; XX-N ; REV12-03BT2.
  • 11/26/03 PATRON REQ-PV
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781592400164
  • (Sirsi) i9781592400164
  • i1592400167
Label
Doing our own thing : the degradation of language and music and why we should, like, care, John McWhorter
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-266) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 73
  • Chapter 4
  • Rather Too Colloquial for Elegance: Written English Takes It Light
  • 121
  • Chapter 5
  • What Happened to Us? or Play That Funky Music, White Folks
  • 167
  • Chapter 6
  • La La La Through a New Lens: Music Talks to America
  • 197
  • Chapter 1
  • People Just Talk: Speech Versus Writing
  • 1
  • Chapter 2
  • Mere Rhetoric: The Decline of Oratory
  • 33
  • Chapter 3
  • "Got Marjoram?" or Why I Don't Have Any Poetry
Control code
ocm53241560
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiv, 279 pages
Isbn
9781592400164
Lccn
2003011487
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
  • 427.0973 M258 ; XX-N ; REV12-03BT2.
  • 11/26/03 PATRON REQ-PV
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781592400164
  • (Sirsi) i9781592400164
  • i1592400167

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