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Flappers 2 rappers American youth slang by Tom Dalzell

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Published by Dover Publications in Mineola, N.Y .
Written in English


  • English language -- United States -- Slang -- Glossaries, vocabularies, etc,
  • English language -- Slang -- Glossaries, vocabularies, etc,
  • Youth -- United States -- Language,
  • Americanisms

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesFlappers two rappers
Statementby Tom Dalzell.
GenreGlossaries, vocabularies, etc
LC ClassificationsPE3727.Y68 D35 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23736590M
ISBN 100486475875
ISBN 109780486475875
LC Control Number2009040041

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Each section is illustrated by a different, well-known artist, which really brings the text to life. Flappers 2 Rappers is an intriguing study of youth and culture throughout this century. It would make an excellent addition to any classroom dealing with English as a Second Language or American idioms and slang/5(10).   A master storyteller and wordsmith, Tom Dalzell is the author of The Concise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English and The Routledge Dictionary of Modern American Slang and Unconventional English. In Flappers 2 Rappers, he presents more than just lists of : Dover Publications. Adopting a historical-critical perspective, From Flappers to Rappers traces the origins of youth in the Roaring Twenties, a distinct form of culture that was revived by the rock and roll rebels of the s, to an increasingly inclusive Digital era at the turn of the 21st century. Positioning youth culture as a 20th century social experiment that is coming to an end, Marcel Danesi discusses . Flappers, speakeasies, prohibition, gangsters, jazz, an interracial relationship and murder all jump from the pages of "Ingenue". This young adult book transports the reader back to a time when life was exciting and dangerous and where interracial relationships were forbidden/5.

Flappers is a book that time-trips into the brave new world tempest of the s through the lives of six independent-minded and fascinating women. Their backgrounds could hardly be more different, but each of them upended conventional expectations by working hard to discard the hand they had been dealt, /5. Dalzel, Tom. Flappers 2 Rappers: American Youth Slang. (Springfield: Merriam-Webster, ). Entries used on this page are duplicated with permission. McCutcheon, Marc. The Writer's Guide to Everyday Life from Prohibition through Word War II. (Cincinnati: Writer's Digest Books, ). Permission Size: 69KB.   Flappers on Film. Anita Loos’ book “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes” and its follow-up “But Gentlemen Marry Brunettes” were famous satires of the world of flappers. The books focused on flapper.   Flappers wore stockings—made of rayon ("artificial silk") starting in —which the flapper often wore rolled over a garter belt. The hem of the skirts also started to rise in the s. At first, the hem only rose a few inches, but between and a flapper's skirt fell just below the knee, as described by Bruce Bliven in his Author: Jennifer Rosenberg.

  A master storyteller and wordsmith, Tom Dalzell is the author of The Concise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English and The Routledge Dictionary of Modern American Slang and. Books shelved as flappers: Vixen by Jillian Larkin, The Diviners by Libba Bray, Bright Young Things by Anna Godbersen, Ingenue by Jillian Larkin, and Div.   Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid IA Boxid_2 CH Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II City Springfield, Mass. Containerid_2Pages:   Flappers 2 Rappers: American Youth Slang Dalzell Submitter: I could see this book being a valuable addition to a library dedicated to linguistics or even American history. In a public library, though, this particular book looks odd next to the dictionaries and other language manuals. It’s dated, it’s damaged, and it needs to go.