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Good God but you smart! Language prejudice and upwardly mobile Cajuns




Stanford, Nichole E., author
Utah State University Press, publisher

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First comprehensive book in Composition Studies to examine educational and linguistic assimilation, as well as the local languages--Louisiana French and prevalent Cajun English--of Cajuns and explores the subtle ways grammar snobbery, from classrooms to families to pop culture references, is used to justify systemic inequality.--Provided by publisher.


Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Access is limited to the Adams State University, Colorado State University, Colorado State University Pueblo, Community College of Denver, Fort Lewis College, Metropolitan State University Denver, Regis University, University of Alaska Fairbanks, University of Colorado Boulder, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, University of Colorado Denver, University of Denver, University of Northern Colorado, University of Wyoming, Utah State University and Western Colorado University communities only.


English language -- Dialects -- Social aspects
Sociolinguistics -- Louisiana
English language -- Dialects -- Louisiana


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