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Eric Partridge in his own words

Eric Partridge

Eric Partridge in his own words

by Eric Partridge

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Partridge, Eric, 1894-1979 -- Bibliography,
  • English language

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by David Crystal ; with appreciations by Anthony Burgess, Ralph Elliott, Winston Graham, and Randolph Quirk.
    ContributionsCrystal, David, 1941-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE27 .P3 1980
    The Physical Object
    Pagination251 p. ;
    Number of Pages251
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4109468M
    ISBN 100025289608
    LC Control Number80024366

    Moving on to your second book, Eric Partridge’s Slang To-day and Yesterday which was published in Eric Partridge was the leading English language slang lexicographer of the 20th century. His Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English appeared in and editions continued to appear until the posthumous edition of Partridge cut his lexicographical teeth in , when he. Eric Partridge in Eric Honeywood Partridge (6 February – 1 June ) was a noted New Zealand / British lexicographer of the English language, particularly of its slang. Contents.

    Original publication. Partridge published seven editions of his "hugely influential" slang dictionary before his death in The dictionary was "regarded as filling a lexicographical gap" in the English language because it contained entries on words that had long been omitted from other works, such as the Oxford English Dictionary. For the two editions published before the Second World War Author: Eric Partridge. Shakespeare's Bawdy (Routledge Classics) Eric Partridge This classic of Shakespeare scholarship begins with a masterly introductory essay analysing and exemplifying the various categories of sexual and non-sexual bawdy expressions and allusions in Shakespeare's plays and sonnets.

    'Shakespeare's Bawdy' must rank as one of the great Eric Partridge's most outstanding accomplishments. In it Partridge, regarded by Anthony Burgess as 'a human lexicographer, like Samuel Johnson', was able to combine his detailed knowledge of Shakespeare with /5(10).   I, Partridge: We Need to Talk About Alan (HarperCollins) is the autobiography of the former BBC, former Radio Norwich, current North Norfolk Digital Author: Edmund Gordon.


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LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5. I got given 'I, Partridge: We Need to Talk About Alan' as a present when it first came out in and, after years of remaining unread, I decided I was probably never going read it and gave it away.

Fast forward to and it was chosen for my book group, and so it was I came to finally read it/5. LONDON—Dictionaries are usually prides of collective enterprise, but Eric Partridge prefers the solo fight, singlehandedly putting unruly words into ranks and orders.

He makes his own. Eric Partridge is the author of Shakespeare's Bawdy ( avg rating, ratings, 10 reviews, published ), Usage and Abusage ( avg rating, r /5. Eric Partridge was born on the North Island of New Zealand. Inthe family moved to Australia, where Partridge studied first classics and then French and English at the University of Queensland.

During this time, he also taught for three years before joining the Australian infantry during the World War I. Partridge returned to university. New Zealand born Eric partridge spent his life in the pursuit of words,their origins and their usage,and he was internationally respected for his immense contribution to the study of language in his essays,books,and aboveall his dictionaries.

Eric Honeywood Partridge (6 February – 1 June ) was a New Zealand–British lexicographer of the English language, particularly of its slang.

His writing career was interrupted only by his service in the Army Education Corps and the RAF correspondence department during World War II. A year later, a remembrance called Eric Partridge in His Own Words was published on both sides of the Atlantic. Edited by David Crystal, the book comprises thirty selected excerpts from Partridge's lexicographical writing followed by a brief account of his short career as a publisher.

But preceding. Eric Partridge, in full Eric Honeywood Partridge, (born Feb. 6,Waimata Valley, Gisborne, N.Z.—died June 1,Moretonhampstead, Devon, Eng.),New Zealand-born English lexicographer, best known for his A Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English ().

Partridge served with the Australian Infantry in World War I and with the Royal Air Force in World War II. Words may be endless, but Partridge is willing; as is said, Partridge is game.

Mencken, whom Partridge commemorated for his work on. Eric Honeywood Partridge (6 February – 1 June ) was a New Zealand–British lexicographer of the English language, particularly of its writing career was interrupted only by his service in the Army Education Corps and the RAF correspondence department during World War II.

A retro book about the Royal Air Force's slang words and phrases. Over the past century, the servicemen and women of the Royal Air Force have created their own rich language. This remarkable book from by lexicographer Eric Partridge records the meaning behind a fascinating list of slang, from Canteen Cowboys (Ladies' men) to Half-Pint.Crimes of Passion by PARTRIDGE, David and a great selection of related books, Eric Partridge in His Own Words.

Eric Partridge. Published by Macmillan Publishing Company () ISBN Condition: Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine.Early life. Partridge was born in Waimata Valley, near Gisborne, on the North Island of New Zealand [1] to John Thomas Partridge, a grazier, and his wife Ethel Annabella Norris.

[2] In the family moved to Queensland, Australia, [3] where he was educated at the Toowoomba Grammar School. [4] He then studied first classics and then French and English at the University of Queensland. [5].