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Oxford Illustrated Dictionary of 19th Century Language

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This unique dictionary provides clear definitions and example sentences for 3000 interesting, peculiar and difficult words found in the 19th century fiction and non-fiction texts studied at secondary school. As well as help with unfamiliar usage of modern words and dialect, the dictionary includes letter opener facts, panels on the context of the period, and an illustrated section on themes such as transport, crime, fashion and childhood. By demystifying the language of the time and putting its use in context, it will help students to access, understand, and enjoy the novels, poems, newspaper, and magazine articles of the 19th century. An indispensible compation for GCSE English Literature students and beyond.

Product code: 9780192764003

ISBN 9780192764003
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H235xW176xS15
No. Of Pages 240
Publisher Oxford University Press
This browsable and unique dictionary explains the interesting words found in 19th century texts studied at secondary school. With clear explanations, panels, and an illustrated section of photographs and artworks on the themes of transport, crime, fashion and more, it is an essential guide to help students enjoy 19th century literature.