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- DescriptionIn the fourth volume of her pioneering history, Julie Coleman considers the trends of lexicographers in a period dominated by the Second World War, the Cold War, civil rights movements, and varying youth trends. It will fascinate all those interested in slang and its relationship with social and cultural change.
- Author BiographyJulie Coleman is Professor of English Language at the University of Leicester and and founder of the Leicester English Grammar Project. Her research interests lie in the history of the English language, particularly the history of the lexis and the slang and cant dictionary tradition. She is the author of A Thesaurus of Love, Sex, and Marriage, Rodopi 1999. The first two volumes of her history of cant and slang dictionaries, on the periods 1567-1784 and 1785-1858, were published by OUP in 2004 and the third (1859-1936) was published at the end of 2008.
- Author(s)Julie Coleman
- PublisherOxford University Press
- Date of Publication28/10/2010
- Series TitleA History of Cant and Slang Dictionaries
- Place of PublicationOxford
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintOxford University Press
- Content NoteFigures, Tables
- Weight958 g
- Width163 mm
- Height241 mm
- Spine35 mm
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