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Title: Lexicography and the OED
Subtitle: Pioneers in the Untrodden Forest
Edited By: Lynda Mugglestone
Series Title: Oxford Studies in Lexicography and Lexicology

The Oxford English Dictionary occupies a special place in the history of English, cultural as well as linguistic. This collection sets out to explore the pioneering endeavors in both lexicography and lexicology which led to the making of its first edition. Making use of much unpublished archive material, the essays brings a wide variety of perspectives to bear upon the OED, and the particular problems posed by the attempt to break new ground in its formation. "Timely . . . Mugglestone should be congratulated on bringing together an international team of experts and producing such a coherent volume of consistent excellence . . . should be required reading for every dictionary editor."--Jeremy Smith, Notes and ueries, June 2002

Publication Year: 2002
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Lexicography
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0198237847
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 304 pp
Prices: $85.00

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0199251959
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 304 pp
Prices: $29.95