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Stranded in time: Andrew Clark and the language of WW1

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This paper examines the stranding of Andrew Clark’s real-time record of the language of WW1, in ways which explore both his own sense of failure (the project remained unrevised and incomplete) as well as the arresting achievement it still presents. Archived in the Bodleian Library, Oxford are almost 100 notebooks and files—many headed ‘English Words in War-Time’, replete with carefully dated slips, provenance, annotation, and alphabetic or thematic organization. It remain an almost entirely n...

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10.1007/978-3-030-64300-3_8

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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HUMS
Department:
English Faculty
Oxford college:
Pembroke College
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0000-0002-3880-1052

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Springer Publisher's website
Pages:
229-257
Series:
New Directions in Book History
Host title:
Stranded encyclopedias: broken dreams of complete knowledge (1700–2000)
Publication date:
2021-02-18
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978-3-030-64300-3
Source identifiers:
1078485
ISBN:
978-3-030-64299-0
Language:
English
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2019-12-20

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