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By Alexander Kautzsch

In accordance with a 500,000 be aware corpus of early assets amassed from ex-slave narratives, ex-slave recordings, and interviews with hoodoo monks, this booklet reconstructs the English spoken by way of African americans among 1830 and 1920. by way of unique quantitative analyses, 3 linguistic beneficial properties (negation styles, copula utilization, and relative marker selection) are interpreted alongside the strains of temporal switch, nearby variety, and edition throughout gender. also, a few three hundred non-standard letters written by way of African american citizens within the nineteenth century are in comparison to the most corpus in an effort to establish modifications among speech and writing.

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From the outset, this publication was both celebrated and criticized. On the one hand, this material is unique as regards content and form. On the other, it is probably partly problematic in such respects as, for example, informant-interviewer relationship and subsequent editing of the transcripts. Some scholars hold the opinion that ex-slaves interviewed by white southerners probably may not have told them their whole story but rather what the "master class" expected. Furthermore, it has been shown by Maynor (1988), for example, that passages with unwanted contents were changed or deleted by the people who were in charge of sending the interviews to the national office in Washington.

Lg. by prof. writers (f) 35 (22f, 13m) • transcripts of narratives • 1 transcript from audio-rec. in 1976 Birth dates 18371862 Interview dates 1937 1 undated Birth places MS, SC, AL, NC, GA, WV 2? Interview location MS 18361863 1937 2 possibly 1939 13 undated VA INC VA 10 narratives by 11 1844people (6m, 5f); 1861 • 1 speaker of Gullah excluded • ling, transcripts of audio-rec. ) 19091920 (partly estimated) 10 from GA, VA, GA, MD, 1935-1944 TX, LA, TX, LA, AL, FL 2 from 1974 AL, Liberia late 1930s to AL, AK, early 1940s FL, GA, LA, MD, NC, SC, TN, VA, DC 1970s FL, AL, SC AL, AK, FL, GA, LA, MD, NC, SC, TN, VA, DC FL TOTAL - 4 6 9 , 5 0 0 WORDS Since his criticism seemed to be valid to some extent at that time, the use of empirical data for language studies became somewhat despised in certain linguistic circles.

These interviews were conducted in the late 1930s and early 1940s and in the 1970s by Harry Middleton Hyatt, an American Episcopal priest. ) interviews with one white and 1,605 black informants. Hyatt had been involved in the study of folklore for a long time. While collecting material for his Folklore from Adams County Illinois (FACI; Hyatt 1935), he realized that in the United States a lot of folklore concerning magic and superstition could be found. Thus, he decided to limit the scope for his subsequent project to witchcraft and rootwork performed by black people (Hyatt 1970-1978, Introduction to vol.

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