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Newspeak (Routledge Revivals)

A Dictionary of Jargon

By Jonathon Green

Routledge – 1984 – 264 pages

Series: Routledge Revivals

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Description

George Orwell coined the term ‘Newspeak’ for his novel 1984, the purpose of which was designed to shrink vocabularies and eliminate subtlety and nuance. For this dictionary, first published to herald the year 1984, Jonathon Green compiled nearly 8, 000 entries – selected from the slangs and specific vocabularies of trades, professions and interests – covering such areas as the world of entertainment, the media, the military economics, and finance. This dictionary provides an accurate and useful linguistic guide for students of lexicography and an interesting compendium for the general inquisitive reader.

Contents

Introduction; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Newspeak; Bibliography

Name: Newspeak (Routledge Revivals): A Dictionary of Jargon (Hardback)Routledge 
Description: By Jonathon Green. George Orwell coined the term ‘Newspeak’ for his novel 1984, the purpose of which was designed to shrink vocabularies and eliminate subtlety and nuance. For this dictionary, first published to herald the year 1984, Jonathon Green...
Categories: Slang and Jargon, Lexicology/Vocabulary, Lexicography, Varieties of English, Language and Culture