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624 Pages

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780198808190

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The Oxford Handbook of Taboo Words and Language

Edited by Keith Allan

Oxford Handbooks

  • The first comprehensive handbook to offer a detailed account of linguistic taboo
  • Chapters contributed by experts in a wide variety of fields, including sociolinguistics, neurolinguistics, psychology, and philosophy
  • Includes coverage of less widely studied topics such as taboo in deaf communities and the translation of tabooed words

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