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Clichés and coinages

Author: W D Redfern
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; Cambridge, MA, USA : Blackwell, 1989.
Series: Language library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Practice and theory of cliches and coinages, are compared and contrasted, in the English, French and American traditions.

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Genre/Form: Terms and phrases
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W D Redfern
ISBN: 0631156917 9780631156918
OCLC Number: 19322565
Description: 304 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Declaring an Interest 2. Language Schools, or Grounding in Cliche 3. Howling with the Wolves 4. Swinging Between the Poles 5. Scaling the Heights 6. Plumbing the Depths 7. The Modes of Plagiarism 8. Letdowns 9. A Few Well-Chosen Words 10. Habits of Mind/Odius Comparisons 11. Pop-Eyes 12. A Dead-and-Alive Hole 13. Change of Gear in the Melting-Pot 14. First Words 15. Illustration of Defence 16. New Words Home and Abroad 17. Subtle Blends 18. Controlled Appellations 19. High Neologism 20. Looking round the Bend 21. When All is Said and Done.
Series Title: Language library.
Responsibility: Walter Redfern.

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