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Fixing Babel : an historical anthology of applied english lexicography

Author: Rebecca Shapiro; Jack Lynch
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Bucknell University Press, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fixing Babel provides authoritative transcriptions of documents from the front matter of major English dictionaries over a two-hundred-year period. Fixing Babel provides commentary on and annotates a wide range of lexicographical concerns.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)958780925
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca Shapiro; Jack Lynch
ISBN: 1611488109 9781611488104
OCLC Number: 965129722
Description: 1 online resource (657 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Pages:1 to 32; Pages:33 to 64; Pages:65 to 96; Pages:97 to 128; Pages:129 to 160; Pages:161 to 192; Pages:193 to 224; Pages:225 to 256; Pages:257 to 288; Pages:289 to 320; Pages:321 to 352; Pages:353 to 384; Pages:385 to 416; Pages:417 to 448; Pages:449 to 480; Pages:481 to 512; Pages:513 to 544; Pages:545 to 576; Pages:577 to 608; Pages:609 to 640; Pages:641 to 657.
Responsibility: edited by Rebecca Shapiro ; foreword by Jack Lynch.

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Shapiro (CUNY) has compiled and edited nearly 500 pages of front matter from early dictionaries of the English language. She begins with A Dictionary in English and Latine for Children, and Yong Read more...

 
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