Vocabula Bound Quarterly edited by Robert Hartwell Fiske

Vocabula Bound Quarterly

Vocabula Books logoThis is a Vocabula Book. Vocabula Bound Quarterly.

Though an online publication since September 1999, The Vocabula Review is now also a print publication.

Vocabula Bound Quarterly is a new quarterly journal. Each issue will include three months' worth of the online Vocabula's content. You'll find essays by Joseph Epstein, Richard Lederer, Mark Halpern, Bill Casselman, John Kilgore, Amalia Gnanadesikan, and others; poems by Laura Cherry, Elana Wolff, and Sarah Skwire. Each issue also contains Vocabula's popular features: Grumbling About Grammar, Elegant English, On Dimwitticisms, Clues to Concise Writing, and more.

Vocabula Bound Quarterly: a quarterly journal about words and language.

Here is the table of contents of VBQ, Vol. 1, No. 2:


April 2005 — Vol. 7, No. 4

News from the Trenches: An English Professor Speaks — Carey Harrison

Still Ignorant After All These Years — David R. Williams

No Harmless Drudge: A Quatrimillennial Celebration — Richard Lederer

Two Poems — Adam Kane

The Elder Statesman: On Wit — Clark Elder Morrow

The Last Word: The Archeology of Words — Christopher Orlet

Love Your English: Cutting and Splicing — Valerie Collins

Shibboleths: Little House in the Culture Wars — John Kilgore

Bethumped with Words: Diana Krall: The Meaning of Her Names — Bill Casselman

Grumbling About Grammar

Elegant English

On Dimwitticisms

Clues to Concise Writing

Scarcely Used Words

On the Bookshelf

May 2005 — Vol. 7, No. 5

A Guide to Teenspeak — Richard Lederer

Limited Success — Marylaine Block

How to Rite for Righting Teachers — Dawnelle Jager

Mome Raths Outgrabe — John Mason Mings

The Elder Statesman: Isocrates v. Joshua: Divergent Ideals of

Education in Ancient Greece and Israel — Clark Elder Morrow

The Critical Reader: Three Reflections on American Humanistic Scholarship — Mark Halpern

Postcards from Babel: Travels of an Eggplant — Amalia Gnanadesikan

Bethumped with Words: Latin Clavis Is the Keyword — Bill Casselman

Harrison's Corner: Maydays — Carey Harrison

Grumbling About Grammar

Elegant English

On Dimwitticisms

Clues to Concise Writing

Scarcely Used Words

On the Bookshelf

June 2005 — Vol. 7, No. 6

A Battle of Words — Tina Bennett-Kastor

The Ooohs and Ahs and Ooh-La-Las: A Look at Interjections — Mark Peters

On Some Deficiencies in Our American Dictionaries (An Editor Writes to His Son) — Frank Keyes

The Way We Word — Richard Lederer

Three Poems — Mariel Boyarsky

The Elder Statesman: Being Pithy — Clark Elder Morrow

The Critical Reader: Just a Few Rotten Apples, or Duffy's Dopiness — Mark Halpern

The Last Word: The Language of God — Chris Orlet

Postcards from Babel: The Way We Talk Anymore — Amalia Gnanadesikan

Bethumped with Words: Origin of the Racist Slur Wop — Bill Casselman

Harrison's Corner: Dog-Days — Carey Harrison

Grumbling About Grammar

Elegant English

On Dimwitticisms

Clues to Concise Writing

Scarcely Used Words

On the Bookshelf

Vocabula Bound Quarterly: a quarterly journal about words and language.

Perfect bound, 5-by-7-inch trim, 249 pages.

You may order Vocabula Bound Quarterly from Vocabula.



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