Compiled by a leading specialist in the field, this collection draws together the most important and influential work in the field of lexicography, from Samuel Johnson to the present.
In addition to the original general introduction, each section is preceded by a shorter introduction by the editor, guiding the reader through the selections, and drawing together the thematic threads of the individual pieces. Completed with an extensive index, this collection provides a comprehensive reference point for anyone studying the theory, practice, or history of lexicography.
Volume I: Dictionaries, Compilers, Critics and Users Part 1: Compiler Perspectives 1. Samuel Johnson The Plan of a Dictionary of the English Language (reprint) Scolar Press, Menston 1-34, 1747 (1970)2. James A.H. Murray The evolution of English lexicography (Romanes Lecture) reprint) International Journal of Lexicography [ed. Robert W. Burchfield] (Oxford U.P.) Vol. 6, 100-122, 1900 (1993)3. Ladislav Zgusta Planning and organization of lexicographic work [Chapter 8] Manual of Lexicography Academia, Prague & Mouton, The Hague, 345-357, 19714. Sidney I. Landau Dictionary making [part of Chapter 7] Dictionaries. The Art and Craft of Lexicography , Cambridge U.P, 343-357, 1984/20015. Bo Svensèn Dictionary projects, Practical Lexicography Oxford U.P, 236-249, 19936. Sven Tarp Special problems in central types of specialised dictionaries Manual of Specialised Lexicography [ed. Henning Bergenholtz & Sven Tarp] J. Benjamins, Amsterdam 48-63, 19957. Edward Gates A survey of the teaching of lexicography: 1979-1995 Dictionaries. Journal of the DSNA No. 18 66-93, 19978. John Simpson The revolution of English lexicography Special memorial lecture, 13th DSNA Meeting, Ann Arbor Michigan 1-8, 2001 Part 2: Critical Perspectives 9. Richard C. Trench On some deficiencies in our English dictionaries Transactions of the Philological Society 2nd ed. J. Parker & Son, London, 1-70, 186010. James E. Iannucci Meaning discrimination in bilingual dictionaries Problems in Lexicography [ed. Fred W. Householder & Sol Saporta] Indiana University, Bloomington 201-216, 196211. Thomas J. Creswell Conclusion [Chapter 5] Usage in Dictionaries and Dictionaries of Usage Publication of the ADS122-140, 197512. Jürgen Schäer Potential O.E.D. antedatings [Chapter 5] Documentation in the O.E.D.: Shakespeare and Nashe as Test Cases Clarendon Press, Oxford, 65-71, 198013. Alice Y.W. Chan & Andrew Taylor Evaluating learner dictionaries: what the reviews say International Lexicography (Oxford U.P.) Vol. 14 163-180, 2001 Part 3: User Perspectives 14. Clarence L. Barnhart Problems in editing commercial monolingual dictionaries Problems in Lexicography [ed. Fred W. Householder & Sol Saporta] Indiana Univ., Bloomington, 161-181, 196215. Nicholas Beattie Teaching dictionary use Modern Languages (MLA, London) Vol. 54, 161-168, 197316. Randolph Quirk The social impact of dictionaries in the U.K. Lexicography in English [ed. Raven I. McDavid & Audrey R. Duckert] New York Academy of Sciences, 76-88, 197317. Turki Diab The role of dictionaries in English for specific purposes: a case study of student nurses at the University of Jordan Lexicographers and Their Works [ed. Gregory James] Exeter U.P, 74-82, 198918. Krista Varantola Translators and their use of dictionaries: user needs and user habits Using Dictionaries. Studies of Dictionary Use by Language Learners and Translators [ed. B.T. Sue Atkins] M. Niemeyer, Tübingen 179-192, 199819. Amy M.L. Chi Teaching dictionary skills in the classroom Actes EURALEX '98 Proceedings [ed. Thierry Fontenelle et al.] 565-577, 199820. Hilary Nesi The specification of dictionary reference skills in higher education [Thematic report 3] Dictionaries in Language Learning [ed. R.R.K. Hartmann] ELC/TNP, Berlin 53-67, 199921. Yukio Tono Research on dictionary use: methodological considerations [Chapter 4] Research on Dictionary Use in the Context of Foreign Language Learning. Focus on Reading Comprehension Lexicographica Series Maior (M. Niemeyer, Tübingen) Volume 106, 59-72, 2001 Volume II: Reference Works across Time, Space and Languages
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