The History of Lexicography

R.R.K. Hartmann | University of Exeter
ISBN 9789027245236 | EUR 110.00 | USD 165.00
ISBN 9789027286345 | EUR 110.00 | USD 165.00
Most dictionaries have forerunners, and all have imitators; an understanding of the historical foundations of dictionary-making is therefore one of the preconditions of further progress in academic lexicography. The papers in this volume, which were presented at the 1986 Exeter Seminar, survey most of the lexicographical traditions in the world, some tracing them right back to their beginnings. The programme was divided into eight sessions, with the following concentrations of topics: (1) three classical traditions, (2) the early history of European lexicography, (3) the beginnings of English lexicography, (4) further aspects of English lexicography, (5) the background of diverse national developments, (6) specific features of national developments, (7) pioneers of three genres, (8) recent trends in the English dictionary.
[Studies in the History of the Language Sciences, 40]  1986.  viii, 265 pp.
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“.... can be warmly recommended to anyone who is interested in academic lexicography or translation work.”
“... anyone interested in the dictionary or in language variation within social or cultural boundaries will find informative reading in this well-edited book.”
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BIC Subject: CF – Linguistics
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
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