Lorenzo Dow Turner

Lorenzo Dow Turner

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In this first book-length biography of the pioneering African American linguist and celebrated father of Gullah studies, Margaret Wade-Lewis examines the life of Lorenzo Dow Turner. A scholar whose work dramatically influenced the world of academia but whose personal story--until now--has remained an enigma, Turner (1890-1972) emerges from behind the shadow of his germinal 1949 study Africanisms in the Gullah Dialect as a man devoted to family, social responsibility, and intellectual contribution.Ph.D. diss., University of South Carolina, 1990. Morton, David ... Moorland- Spingarn Research Center, Howard University, Washington, D.C. Townes Maloney, Olivia. aquot;Olivia Townes ... aquot;The African Substratum in American English.aquot; Ph.D. diss.

Title:Lorenzo Dow Turner
Author: Margaret Wade-Lewis
Publisher:Univ of South Carolina Press - 2007

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