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About Alice Becker-Ho
About the author: Alice Becker-Ho has written extensively on the etymology and history of European slang. Her Les Princes du Jargon, L’Essence du Jargon and Du Jargon, héritier en bastardie are all published by éditions Galliamard. She has also published translations of Edgar Allan Poe and a collection of her own poems (all éditions Le Temps Qu’il Fait, Cognac). Her Paroles de Gitans is published by éditions Albin Michel, Paris in their Paroles series.