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Author Daly, Mary, 1928-2010.

Title Websters' first new intergalactic wickedary of the English language / conjured by Mary Daly in cahoots with Jane Caputi
Published Boston : Beacon Press, [1987]
©1987

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 MELB  400 Dal/Wfn 1987  AVAILABLE
Description xxv, 310 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents The wickedary: its history/metamystery -- Spelling: the casting of spells -- Grammar: our wicked wiches' hammer -- Pronunciation: denouncing, pronouncing, announcing -- Guides to the wickedary -- Elemental philosophical words and phrases and other key words -- The inhabitants of the background, their activities and characteristics -- The inhabitants of the foreground, their activities and characteristics -- Exposing elementary terms and phrases: mummies, dummies, anti-biotics, and reversals -- Be-laughing: nixing, hexing, and x-ing -- Spinning beyond the compass: regaining the sense of directions -- Jumping off the doomsday clock: eleven, twelve...thirteen
Summary A bold and rollicking new dictionary spinning off from the work of radical feminism's most creative wordweaver, identified as the first and still the most challenging of contemporary philosophers
Notes Spine title: Wickedary
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 285-310
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212 MiAaHDL
Description based on print version record
Subject English language -- Glossaries, vocabularies, etc.
Feminism -- Terminology.
Patriarchy -- Terminology.
Feminism -- Dictionaries.
Social ethics -- Terminology.
Social ethics -- Dictionaries.
Witchcraft -- Terminology.
Genre/Form Dictionaries.
Controlled vocabularies.
Author Caputi, Jane.
LC no. 87001133
ISBN 0807067067
0807067334 (paperback)
Other Titles Wickedary
Wickedary