The Dictionary of Lexicography provides answers to all these questions and addresses a wide range of issues:
* the traditions of dictionary-making
* the different types of dictionaries and other reference works (such as thesaurus, encyclopedia, atlas and telephone directory)
* the principles and concerns of lexicographers and other reference professionals
* the standards of dictionary criticism and dictionary use.
It is both a professional handbook and an easy-to-use reference work.
This is the first time that the subject has been covered in such a comprehensive manner in the form of a reference book. All articles are self-contained, cross-referenced and uniformly structured. The whole is an up-to-date and forward-looking survey of lexicography.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 192
Weight: 476 g
Dimensions: 246 x 174 x 14 mm
'An outstanding new title ... one woth the attention and sure to grab the interest of any reader of this journal ... it offers a fascinating coverage of a field nota s widely treated in any other reference work.' - Reference Reviews
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