Exploring a Perceptual Dialect Boundary in North East England

Pearce, Michael (2011) Exploring a Perceptual Dialect Boundary in North East England. Dialectologia et Geolinguistica, 19 (1). pp. 3-22. ISSN 0942-4040


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This article reports on a qualitative study of people‟s perceptions of dialect differences and similarities in part of North East England. Its main objective is to add to an understanding of the influence of geographical, social and cultural factors on the placing of subjective dialect boundaries. It does this in the context of a widely remarked upon inter-city rivalry within the region.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Culture > English Language and Literature
Divisions: Culture and Regional Studies Beacon
Faculty of Education and Society > Department of Culture
Units of Assessment > 29 English Language and Literature (UoA)
Depositing User: Mike Pearce
Date Deposited: 01 Nov 2011 15:25
Last Modified: 20 Sep 2017 00:58
URI: http://sure.sunderland.ac.uk/id/eprint/1027

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