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The Dead and the Quick

Cliches and Neologisms

The Dead and the Quick( )
Author: Redfern, Walter
Publication Date:Sep 2009
Publisher:Academica Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $79.95
Book Description:

A study that focuses on the dynamic potentialities of language, whether via the reanimation of moribund ideas or by coinages from scratch. It analyzes such topics as: imitation, rumor, political correctness, jargon, euphemism, plagiarism, stereotyping (racial or otherwise), repetition, and caricature.

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