Turner, George William

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TURNER, George William

TURNER, George William. Australian (born New Zealand), b. 1921. Genres: Language/Linguistics. Career: Librarianship, 1949-55; University of Canterbury, NZ, member of faculty, 1955-64; University of Adelaide, reader in English, 1965-86. Publications: The English Language in Australia and New Zealand, 1966; German for Librarians, 1972; Stylistics, 1973; Australian English as a National Language in Varieties of English around the World, 1997. EDITOR: Good Australian English, 1973; (with E. Forbes and A. Knight) The Australian Schoolmate Dictionary, 1984, as The Australian Oxford Minidictionary, 1986; The Australian Pocket Oxford Dictionary, 2nd ed., 1984; Australian Concise Oxford Dictionary, 1986; (with B. Turner) The Australian Oxford Paperback Dictionary, 1989; (with A. Knight) The Australian School Dictionary, 1994, 2nd ed., 1998; (with A. Knight) The Australian Primary Thesaurus, 1994; (with A. Knight) The Australian Student's Colour Dictionary, 1997, as The Australian Essential Colour Dictionary, 2002; (with A. Knight) The Australian Schoolmate File Dictionary, 2nd ed., 1998; (with A. Knight) The Australian Basic School Dictionary, 1999. Died 2003.

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