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Issue Details: First known date: 2002... 2002 Convict Words : Language in Early Colonial Australia
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Convict Words explores the language of the Australian convict era, capturing both the 'mythic' convict Australia and the prosaic language of administration. The book takes the form of a dictionary with supporting quotations from contemporary texts, including newspapers, government reports and documents, contemporary observations, and novels.

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Works about this Work

Untitled John C. Carter , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Australasian Canadian Studies , vol. 25 no. 2 2007; (p. 147-151)

— Review of To the Outskirts of Habitable Creation : Americans and Canadians Transported to Tasmania in the 1840s Stuart D. Scott , 2004 single work criticism ; Convict Words : Language in Early Colonial Australia Amanda Laugesen , 2002 reference
Untitled Anette Bremer , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , May vol. 21 no. 3 2004; (p. 404-406)

— Review of Convict Words : Language in Early Colonial Australia Amanda Laugesen , 2002 reference ; Chain Letters : Narrating Convict Lives 2001 anthology criticism correspondence
Convict Flash Gary Simes , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , April no. 250 2003; (p. 50)

— Review of Convict Words : Language in Early Colonial Australia Amanda Laugesen , 2002 reference
The Language of Colonial Convicts Jon Prance , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 29 March 2003; (p. 3a)

— Review of Convict Words : Language in Early Colonial Australia Amanda Laugesen , 2002 reference
Untitled Dianne Dempsey , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 22 February 2003; (p. 6)

— Review of Convict Words : Language in Early Colonial Australia Amanda Laugesen , 2002 reference
In Short Debra Adelaide , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 8-9 February 2003; (p. 15)

— Review of Unwilling Emigrants : A Study of the Convict Period in Western Australia Alexandra Hasluck , 1959 single work biography ; Convict Words : Language in Early Colonial Australia Amanda Laugesen , 2002 reference
Untitled Dianne Dempsey , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 22 February 2003; (p. 6)

— Review of Convict Words : Language in Early Colonial Australia Amanda Laugesen , 2002 reference
The Language of Colonial Convicts Jon Prance , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 29 March 2003; (p. 3a)

— Review of Convict Words : Language in Early Colonial Australia Amanda Laugesen , 2002 reference
Convict Flash Gary Simes , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , April no. 250 2003; (p. 50)

— Review of Convict Words : Language in Early Colonial Australia Amanda Laugesen , 2002 reference
Untitled Anette Bremer , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , May vol. 21 no. 3 2004; (p. 404-406)

— Review of Convict Words : Language in Early Colonial Australia Amanda Laugesen , 2002 reference ; Chain Letters : Narrating Convict Lives 2001 anthology criticism correspondence
Dictionary Reveals the Legacy Left by Convicts Renee Cutrupi , 2003 single work column
— Appears in: Canberra Sunday Times , 16 February 2003; (p. 10)
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