Book review
Mary Snell-Hornby, ed. ZüriLEX '86 Proceedings: Papers read at the EURALEX International Congress, University of Zürich, 9-14 September 1986
Tübingen: A. Francke, 1988. xi + 447 pp. DM 96,-

Reviewed by R.R.K. Hartmann

Table of contents

    The complex demands of modern life have led to an unprecedented information explosion which has not only affected translation, but produced a flood of dictionaries worldwide, and in its wake, an increasing interest in academic lexicography. In such a situation it is necessary to monitor and, where possible, raise standards of theory and practice continuously. Among the means available, the holding of conferences seems among the most effective: conferences establish contacts, encourage criticism, and allow comparisons "in real time"

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