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Johnson on Language : An Introduction - A.D. Horgan

Johnson on Language

An Introduction

Hardcover Published: 3rd October 1994
ISBN: 9780333613382
Number Of Pages: 226

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In a systematic presentation of Johnson's views on language, Johnson on Language: An Introduction addresses the problems inherent in the formation of style, as Johnson saw them, but also contains a detailed discussion of his opinions concerning the proper responsibilities of the lexicographer. The wide-ranging discussion takes in the linguistic controversies of classical antiquity, the resumption and elaboration of various classical ideas in the Renaissance period, and the way in which Johnson's own ideas have been shaped by his reading of important documents of these eras.

Preface - Acknowledgements - Johnson and Language: An Introduction - Appendix - Notes - Select Bibliography - Index

ISBN: 9780333613382
ISBN-10: 0333613384
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 226
Published: 3rd October 1994
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.79  x 2.3
Weight (kg): 0.46
Edition Number: 2