Author:Randolph, Vance, and George P. Wilson

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Down in the Holler: A Gallery of Ozark Folk Speech

By: Randolph, Vance, and George P. Wilson

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma Press: (c.1953)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23300

Condition: Very Good+ in Fair dj


[good solid book, moderate wear to extremities, light dust-soiling to top of text block; jacket is a bit on the tattered side, with numerous tears and chips, browning at spine, etc. (jacket is now protected by a new clear mylar cover)]. "In this delightfully written and entertaining book, Vance Randolph, who first visited the Ozark country in 1899, and his collaborator deal with the speech of these hill people who live in their shacks 'down in the holler.' [They] deal with many phases of Ozark speech, including pronunciation, grammar, Early English survivals, taboos and euphemisms, the u... View more info