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Title: Dictionary Visions, Research and Practice
Subtitle: Selected papers from the 12th International Symposium on Lexicography, Copenhagen 2004
Edited By: Henrik Gottlieb
Jens Erik Mogensen
URL: http://www.benjamins.com/cgi-bin/t_bookview.cgi?bookid=TLRP%2010
Series Title: Terminology and Lexicography Research and Practice 10
Description:

This book is about dictionaries and dictionary making. In six thematic
sections it presents nineteen contributions covering a wide field within
lexicography: Online Lexicography, Dictionary Structure, Phraseology in
Dictionaries, LSP Lexicography, Dictionaries and the User, plus Etymology,
History and Culture in Lexicography. Some chapters focus on theoretical
aspects, others report on dictionary work in the making, and still others
compare and analyze existing dictionaries. Common to all authors, however,
is the concern for the dictionary user. Trivial as it may seem, the fact
that dictionaries are meant to fulfill the needs of specific user groups
has only recently achieved widespread recognition in the lexicographical
literature. This volume shows the many ramifications of this functional
approach to lexicography by presenting twenty-two authors representing the
state of the art in eleven countries: Canada, Denmark, Germany, Great
Britain, Iceland, Israel, Latvia, The Netherlands, Poland, South Africa and
Spain.

Publication Year: 2007
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Lexicography
Discipline of Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9027223343
ISBN-13: 9789027223340
Prices: Europe EURO 105.00
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