Convict Words: The Language of the Australian Convict Era (Paperback)

by Amanda Laugesen

Format: Paperback 208 pages

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This popular lexical monograph is presented in the form of a dictionary with supporting quotations from contemporary texts, including newspapers, government reports and documents, and novels. Convict Words explores the distinct and colourful language of the Australian convict era, and is an essential reference tool for all interested in this period of Australian history.

Book details

Published
01/01/2003

Publisher
OUP Australia and New Zealand

ISBN
9780195516555


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