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DisciplineLinguistics, profanity
Edited byReinhold Aman
Publication details
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4Maledicta
OCLC no.3188018

Maledicta, The International Journal of Verbal Aggression, was an academic journal dedicated to the study of offensive and negatively valued words and expressions, also known as maledictology. Its main areas of interest were the origin, etymology, meaning, use, and influence of vulgar, obscene, aggressive, abusive, and blasphemous language. It was published from 1977 until 2005. The publisher, founder, and editor-in-chief was Reinhold Aman (April 8, 1936 - March 2, 2019).

Further reading

  • Cornog, Martha (1984). "Review of Maledicta: The International Journal of Verbal Aggression". The Journal of Sex Research. 20 (1): 103-106. JSTOR 3812412.
  • Hochegger, H. (1978). "Maledicta. The International Journal of Verbal Aggression". Anthropos (in German). 73 (5/6): 909. JSTOR 40459653.
  • Hughes, Geoffrey (2006). "Maledicta". An Encyclopedia of Swearing: The Social History of Oaths, Profanity, Foul Language, and Ethnic Slurs in the English-Speaking World. M. E. Sharpe. p. 305-306. ISBN 978-0-7656-1231-1.
  • Miller, Tristan (2020). "Reinhold Aman, 1936-2019". Humor. 33 (1): 1-5. doi:10.1515/humor-2019-0085.
  • [Mintz, Lawrence E.] (1983). "Review of Maledicta. VI: 1-2". American Humor. 10 (1): 28. JSTOR 42591242.
  • Scheier, Michael F. (1978). "Maledicta: The international journal of verbal aggression". Aggressive Behavior. 4 (1): 91. doi:10.1002/1098-2337(1978)4:1<91::AID-AB2480040107>3.0.CO;2-J.
  • Witz, Verstand (1982). "R. Aman, Maledicta 1981". International Social Science Review. 57 (2): 123-124. ProQuest 1291048949.

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