Monica Nesbitt

List of John Benjamins publications for which Monica Nesbitt plays a role.


Nesbitt, Monica 2021 From an indicator to a marker: Urban dialect loss in MichiganUrban Matters: Current approaches in variationist sociolinguistics, Ziegler, Arne, Stefanie Edler and Georg Oberdorfer (eds.), pp. 159–178 | Chapter
One of the most distinctive regional dialects of North American English – the Northern Cities Shift (NCS), situated in the Inland North dialect area – is receding. Recent work suggests that it has risen as a linguistic marker in upstate New York – at the dialect area’s periphery. This paper… read more