"This volume provides a wealth of current information on the language varieties and languages that have influenced the South, from Natchez and Cherokee, to German, French, and Spanish, to the English of the Outer Banks of North Carolina."
"Frank X Walker's collection of poems explores what it means to be Appalachian and African-American. His coined word "Affrilachia" seeks to "make visible / to create a sense of place / that had not existed / for us / for any unwealthy common / people of color / now claiming the dirt they were born in.""
"My co-authored book examines the interactions of language, culture, identity, and education. We include a chapter on the history and development of Southern and Appalachian English varieties and explore how language variation affects Southern and Appalachian students in classrooms."
"The chapters in this edited book explore diversity in the South, focusing on how various ethnic and cultural groups - including Cajuns, Native Americans, and African Americans - have shaped the language we find there."
"With over 6,000 entries, linguist Michael Montgomery's Dictionary of Smoky Mountain English is a comprehensive work on the language patterns of Southern Appalachia, particularly the Smoky Mountains of eastern Tennessee and western North Carolina."