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  • Cognitive Lexicographyby Carolin Ostermann

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 105.68

    Cognitive Lexicography demonstrates how insights gained in cognitive semantic research can be applied to different parts of the traditional English monolingual dictionary entry. Three features are developed, and cover the example section, the definitions, and the microstructure of polysemous entries, each for a different set of lexemes.... 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$ 147.97

    The book contains a state-of-the-art summary of the theoretical discussions within the field of lexicography during the last decades. On this basis it presents and argues for a new general theory, called the function theory. It goes on to develop this theory in one single field, i.e. learners lexicography where it both formulates the basic... more...

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

    OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 64.99 US$ 58.49

    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 US$ 44.99

    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 US$ 7.19

    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$ 179.69

    This book presents the historical lexicography of German, Dutch, and English with a focus on factors related to ideological history, professional lexicography, and cultural education. In the main part of the book, the author undertakes a professional treatment of the common types of lexicographic information, and also gives a discussion... more...

  • Aspekte der sowjetrussischen Lexikographieby Werner Wolski

    De Gruyter 1982; US$ 116.25

    Aspekte Der Sowjetrussischen Lexikographie: Bersetzungen, Abstracts, Bibliographische Angaben. more...