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A history of cant and slang dictionaries

by Julie Coleman

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cant,
  • Lexicography,
  • English language,
  • Slang,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJulie Coleman
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1611 .C57 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. <1-4> :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24877953M
    ISBN 100199254710, 0199254702
    ISBN 109780199254705, 9780199549375, 9780199567256
    LC Control Number2004298362
    OCLC/WorldCa53393055

    Grose's book was eventually superseded by John Camden Hotten's Slang Dictionary in In two multi-volumed slang dictionaries went on sale: A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon and Cant by Albert Barrere and Charles Leland, and Slang and its Analogues by John Farmer and W. E. These two beautifully printed and presented volumes document a complete history of dictionaries of English cant and slang from to Coleman investigates the wealth of dictionaries and glossaries of cant and slang that are, as she puts it, 'far more often used than studied' but which, nonetheless, form an essential part of the 'tangled tradition' (I: 1) of early Author: Anne McDermott.

    Although in the Introduction I have divided cant from slang, and treated the subjects separately, yet in the Dictionary I have only, in a few instances, pointed out which are slang, or which are cant terms. The task would have been a difficult one. Many words which were once cant are slang now. The words PRIG and COVE are instances in point. Buy A History of Cant and Slang Dictionaries: Volume II: v. 2 by Coleman, Julie (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on Author: Julie Coleman.

      Coleman, Julie. A History of Cant and Slang Dictionaries, Volume IV: Oxford: Oxford University Press, Pp. xvii + $ ISBN he fourth installment in this history of slang and cant dictionaries is remarkably comprehensive. It includes detailed comparisons of key texts, showing how later ones have drawn on earlier ones, along with much thoughtful analysis. Notice de Coleman, A History of Cant and Slang Dictionaries. Commentaire (v1, ) Présentation libraires: «The first of three volumes (volume 2, , forthcoming in ; volume 3, to present, forthcoming in ) comprising a complete history of the recording of English cant and slang - the jargon of sport, trade, and crime - which give unparalleled insights into the history.


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A History of Cant and Slang Dictionaries book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The second volume of Julie Coleman's entertaining 5/5(1). This book continues Julie Coleman's acclaimed history of dictionaries of English slang and cant.

It describes the increasingly systematic and scholarly way in which such terms were recorded and classified in the UK, the USA, Australia, and elsewhere, and the huge growth in the publication of and public appetite for dictionaries, glossaries, and guides to the distinctive vocabularies of Format: Hardcover.

This book continues Julie Coleman's acclaimed history of dictionaries of English slang and cant. It describes the increasingly systematic and scholarly way in which such terms were recorded and classified in the UK, the USA, Australia, and elsewhere, and the huge growth in the publication of and public appetite for dictionaries, glossaries, and guides to the distinctive vocabularies of.

Her research interests lie in the history of the English language, particularly the history of the lexis. She is the author of A Thesaurus of Love, Sex, and Marriage (Rodopi ). The first two volumes of her history of cant and slang dictionaries, on the periods andwere published by Cited by: 2.

This book is the second volume of the history of the recording and uses of slang and criminal cant and takes the story from toand explores their manifestations in the United States and Australia.

During this period, glossaries of cant were thrown into the shade by dictionaries of slang, which now covered a broad spectrum of non-standard English, including the language of thieves.

Her research interests lie in the history of the English language, particularly the history of the lexis. She is the author of A Thesaurus of Love, Sex, and Marriage (Rodopi ). The first two volumes of her history of cant and slang dictionaries, on the periods andwere published by OUP in A third volume is/5(2).

This book provides a survey of dictionaries of slang and cant (the language of thieves and beggars) in the period It covers Britain, American, Australia. Although there are continuities with earlier slang lexicography, particularly in the work of Eric Partridge, the period covered by this volume sees a number of marked social and lexicographical changes.

The post-war cultural dominance of the United States is evident throughout, as is the influence of African‐American music and language.

Slang dictionaries also document attempts by Britain. Get this from a library. A history of cant and slang dictionaries. [Julie Coleman] -- In 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, various civil rights movements, and.

Buy A History of Cant and Slang Dictionaries: Volume 1: v. 1 by Coleman, Julie (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on. Her research interests lie in the history of the English language, particularly the history of the lexis.

She is the author of A Thesaurus of Love, Sex, and Marriage (Rodopi ). The first two volumes of her history of cant and slang dictionaries, on the periods andwere published by OUP in Author: Julie Coleman.

A history of cant and slang dictionaries. [Julie Coleman] of Julie Coleman's fascinating and entertaining history of the uses and the recording of slang and criminal cant takes the story Read more Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects Book, Internet Resource: All Authors /.

A Dictionary of Modern Slang, Cant and Vulgar Words is a dictionary of slang originally compiled by publisher and lexicographer John Camden Hotten in The first edition was published inwith the full title and subtitle: A dictionary of modern slang, cant, and vulgar words: used at the present day in the streets of London, the universities of Oxford and Cambridge, the houses of Author: John Camden Hotten.

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Let’s turn to your first book, Jon Camden Hotten’s A Dictionary of Modern Slang, Cant and Vulgar Words. This was first published in – why is it still relevant today. Hotten is the first slang lexicographer to come up with a considered treatment of the history of slang and indeed of cant, or criminal slang.

This is the first volume in a complete history of the documentation of English cant and slang from to the present. It gives unparalleled insights into the early history of slang, the people who used it, and how and why it was over a hundred glossaries of cant and slang were published between and The cant lists reveal the secret language allegedly used by thieves 4/5.

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As Julie Coleman, English professor at Leicester University, writes in her book A History of Cant and Slang Volume 2, dictionaries seemed to copy Author: Natalie Zarrelli.

Description: This book continues Julie Coleman's acclaimed history of dictionaries of English slang and cant. It describes the increasingly systematic and scholarly way in which such terms were recorded and classified in the UK, the USA, Australia, and elsewhere, and the huge growth in the publication of and public appetite for dictionaries.

A History of Cant and Slang Dictionaries, Volume IV: Oxford: Oxford University Press, Pp. xvii + $ ISBN The fourth installment in this history of slang and cant dictionaries is remarkably comprehensive. It includes detailed comparisons of key texts, showing how later ones have drawn on earlier ones.

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1 by Julie Coleman (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products! The history of Slang is that of the transition of languages into new forms, and from this point of view it may be assumed that such a work as the present will be of as great interest to the thorough student of history as the folk-lore to which it properly belongs, or anything else which indicates the phases of culture.A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant, Embracing English, American, and Anglo-Indian Slang, Pidgin English, Tinkers' Jargon and Other Irregular.

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