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Black English (1972)
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Published Reviews
  1. Books & the Arts
    They Were Speaking Prose All the Time (Review)
    Black English, by J.L. Dillard
    1. Black English by J.L. Dillard
    The Nation, October 2, 1972, p. 278
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    You Makin' Sense (2 Reviews)
    Black Jargon in White America, by David Claerbaut
    1. Black Jargon in White America by David Claerbaut
    2. Black English by J.L. Dillard
    The New York Review of Books, November 16, 1972, pp. 32-34
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    SR Recommends (5 Reviews)
    Black English, by J.L. Dillard
    1. Black English by J.L. Dillard
    2. Free the Children by Allen Graubard
    3. Inequality by Christopher Jencks
    4. The Irrelevant English Teacher by J. Mitchell Morse
    5. Spearpoint by Sylvia Ashton-Warner
    The Saturday Review, February 10, 1973, p. 78
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    Short Reviews: Books (9 Reviews)
    Aswan!, by Michael Heim
    1. Aswan! by Michael Heim
    2. Bela Lugosi's White Christmas by Paul West
    3. Splendor and Death of Joaquin Murieta by Pablo Neruda
    4. The Roots of Coincidence by Arthur Koestler
    5. The Santa Claus Bank Robbery by A.C. Greene
    6. A Window on Russia by Edmund Wilson
    7. Treasury of Great Humor by Louis Untermeyer
    8. Black English by J.L. Dillard
    9. Counsel for the Deceived by Philip G. Schrag
    The Atlantic Monthly, September 1972, pp. 110-116