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Dictionaries : the art and craft of lexicography

Author: Sidney I Landau; Cambridge University Press.
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, dr. 2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd ed., digital printingView all editions and formats

This second edition of Sidney I. Landau's landmark work offers a comprehensive and completely up-to-date description of how dictionaries are researched and written. Free of jargon and unnecessary  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sidney I Landau; Cambridge University Press.
ISBN: 0521780403 9780521780407 052178512X 9780521785129
OCLC Number: 898262150
Notes: Dodruk na podst. edycji z 2004.
Description: XVI, 477, [5] s. : il. ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction; 1. What is a dictionary?; 2. A brief history of lexicography; 3. Key elements of dictionaries and other language references; 4. Definition; 5. Usage; 6. The corpus in lexicography; 7. Dictionary making; 8. Legal and ethical issues; Bibliography and index to dictionaries mentioned in the text, from Johnson (1755) to the present; A selective bibliography of nondictionary sources.
Responsibility: Sidney I. Landau.


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'This new version is superb. It gives succinct sketches of all the important dictionaries of English from the earliest days up to now, on both sides of the Atlantic.' The Times Higher Education Read more...

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