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The Oxford Guide to Practical Lexicography
texts; shows how to analyse the data in order to extract the relevant information; and demonstrates how these findings are drawn together in the semantic, grammatical, and pedagogic components that make up an entry. The authors explain the relevance and application of recent linguistic theories, such
as prototype theory and frame semantics, and describe the role of software in the manipulation of data and the compilation of entries. They provide practical exercises at every stage.
The Oxford Guide to Practical Lexicography draws on materials developed by the authors over more than twenty years of teaching courses for publishing houses and universities in the US, Japan, Hong Kong and China, South Africa, Australia, the UK, and Europe. It will be welcomed everywhere by lexicographers, teachers of lexicography, and their students. It is also fascinating reading for all those interested in discovering how dictionaries are made. - ;The Oxford Guide to Practical Lexicography is a most powerful lexicographic book-length achievement...Rare are cases where science and art meet. Here is a instance! - Gilles-Maurice de Schryver LEXIKOS 18
553 pages; ISBN 9780191557217
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