Dictionaries : the art and craft of lexicography (Book, 2001) [Union University]
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Dictionaries : the art and craft of lexicography

Dictionaries : the art and craft of lexicography

Author: Sidney I Landau
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This second edition of Sidney I. Landau's landmark work offers a comprehensive and completely up-to-date description of how dictionaries are researched and written. Free of jargon and unnecessary  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Reference sources
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sidney I Landau
ISBN: 0521780403 9780521780407 052178512X 9780521785129
OCLC Number: 44818326
Description: xvi, 477 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
1. What is a dictionary? --
2. A brief history of lexicography --
3. Key elements of dictionaries and other language references --
4. Definition --
5. Usage --
6. The corpus in lexicography --
7. Dictionary making --
8. Legal and ethical issues.
Responsibility: Sidney I. Landau.
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'This new version is superb. It gives succinct sketches of all the important dictionaries of English from the earliest days up to now, on both sides of the Atlantic.' The Times Higher Education Read more...

 
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