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Re: Neologisms
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 10.1404  Tuesday 10 August 1999.

From:           Stanley Wells <
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Date:           Monday, 9 Aug 1999 16:53:25 +0100
Subject: 10.1392 Re: Neologisms
Comment:        Re: SHK 10.1392 Re: Neologisms

Those with a serious interest in neologisms should consult Jurgen
Schafer's Documentation in the OED: Shakespeare and Nashe as Test Cases
(OUP, 1980), which conveniently lists all words first cited to
Shakespeare in OED, and A Reader in the Language of Shakespearean Drama,
ed. Vivian Salmon and Edwina Burness (Amsterdam, 1987), which reprints a
number of relevant articles.

Stanley Wells

Professor Stanley Wells
The Shakespeare Centre
Henley Street
Stratford-upon-Avon Warks. CV37 6QW
 

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