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Jonathan Swift's Word-Book: A Vocabulary Compiled for Esther Johnson and Copied in Her Own Hand (Hardback)
  • Jonathan Swift's Word-Book: A Vocabulary Compiled for Esther Johnson and Copied in Her Own Hand (Hardback)
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Jonathan Swift's Word-Book: A Vocabulary Compiled for Esther Johnson and Copied in Her Own Hand (Hardback)

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Hardback 266 Pages / Published: 31/08/2017
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Appearing for this first time in print, Word-Book is Swift's dictionary of words and definitions for his protege Esther Johnson. The volume includes photographs from and a transcript of the original book. Supplementing the transcript are the editors notations showing Swift's corrections in Johnson's text, essays comparing Swift's dictionary to others available at that time and exploring the social and psychological milieu in which it was written, and detailed appendices.

Publisher: University of Delaware Press
ISBN: 9781611496550
Number of pages: 266
Weight: 576 g
Dimensions: 239 x 156 x 25 mm

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