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  • Cognitive Lexicographyby Carolin Ostermann

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    English lexicography and linguistics have always shared close ties, yet the potential of cognitive linguistics for lexicography has only been hesitantly acknowledged in the literature. This is what cognitive lexicography attempts to change by using insights gained in cognitive semantic research for the development of new dictionary features.... more...

  • Dictionary of Lexicographyby R. R. K. Hartmann; Gregory James

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 74.95

    Dictionaries are among the most frequently consulted books, yet we know remarkably little about them. Who makes them? Where do they come from? What do they offer? How can we evaluate them? The Dictionary of Lexicography provides answers to all these questions and addresses a wide range of issues: * the traditions of dictionary-making * the different... more...

  • Lexicographyby Howard Jackson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 56.95

    This book is an accessible introduction to lexicography – the study of dictionaries. Dictionaries are used at home and at school, cited in law courts, sermons and parliament, and referred to by crossword addicts and Scrabble players alike. Lexicography provides a detailed overview of the history, types and content of these essential references.... more...

  • Dictionaries in Early Modern Europeby John Considine

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 46.00

    A lively history of early modern dictionaries and their makers. more...

  • Lexicography in the Borderland between Knowledge and Non-Knowledgeby Sven Tarp

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 196.00

    The series features monographs and edited volumes on the topics of lexicography and meta-lexicography. Works from the broader domain of lexicology are also included if they strengthen the theoretical, methodological and empirical basis of lexicography and meta-lexicography. Thevolumes focus on aspects of lexicography such as micro- and... more...

  • The Oxford Guide to Practical Lexicographyby B. T. Sue Atkins; Michael Rundell

    OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 64.99

    This comprehensive introduction by two of the world's leading lexicographers presents a course in dictionary-making for publishers, colleges, and universities world-wide. The book takes readers through building a corpus, analysing the data, and writing entries. Numerous exercises show the use of software to manipulate data and compile entries. more...

  • Systematic Lexicographyby Juri Derenick Apresjan; Kevin Windle

    OUP Oxford 2000; US$ 49.99

    Juri Apresjan unites theoretical linguistics and lexicography to produce a series of dazzling insights into lexical analysis which will be of equal interest to lexicologists, lexicographers, and those concerned with semantic and lexical theory. more...

  • Dictionaries: A Very Short Introductionby Lynda Mugglestone

    OUP Oxford 2011; US$ 7.99

    Dictionaries are far more than works which list the words and meanings of a language. In this Very Short Introduction Lynda Mugglestone takes a look at how dictionaries are made, considering how they reflect the dominant social and cultural assumptions of the time in which they were written. more...

  • Historische Lexikographieby Oskar Reichmann

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 238.00

    The series Studia Linguistica Germanica , founded in 1968 by Ludwig Erich Schmitt and Stefan Sonderegger, is one of the standard publication organs for German Linguistics. The series aims to cover the whole spectrum of the subject, while concentrating on questions relating to language history and the history of linguistic ideas. It includes... more...

  • Deutsche Lexikographie des 16. Jahrhundertsby Peter O. Müller

    De Gruyter 2001; US$ 252.00

    Das 16. Jahrhundert war eine Zeit vielfältiger lexikographischer Produktion. Auch im deutschen Sprachraum sind zahlreiche Wörterbücher entstanden, die verschiedene kulturgeschichtliche Entwicklungsstränge dokumentieren. Hierzu gehören insbesondere die humanistischen Bestrebungen um eine klassische Bildung, aus denen sich sekundär ein auf... more...