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  • Specialised Lexicographyby Vida Jesen?ek

    De Gruyter Mouton 2013; US$ 140.00

    Despite thegreat number and diversity of specialised dictionaries and terminologies, severalmajorissues of specialisedlexicography still remain unresolved. Thearticles in this volumeintend todiscuss and resolvesuch open questions and, at the same time, spawn further research. more...

  • Symposium on Lexicography IXby Jens Eric Mogensen; Viggo Hjornager Pedersen; Arne Zettersten

    De Gruyter 2000; US$ 210.00

    The proceedings cover new perspectives in the field of lexicography, including both theoretical and practical topics, and new aspects of special and bilingual dictionaries. The volume also includes contributions dealing with corpus-based dictionaries, neologisms, valency, collocations, equivalents semantics, grammar, etymology, vocabulary, homonymy,... more...

  • Theory and Practice of Specialised Online Dictionariesby Pedro A. Fuertes-Olivera; Sven Tarp

    De Gruyter Mouton 2014; US$ 140.00

    This book is an update on the Function Theory of Lexicography that offers convincing arguments on the independent academic status of lexicography as well as its association with related disciplines. It discusses the topic of specialised e-lexicography in full, from its theoretical foundations to its practical application in the design, compilation,... more...

  • Zweisprachige Lexikographie zwischen Translation und Didaktikby María José Domínguez Vázquez; Fabio Mollica; Martina Nied Curcio

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    The essays in this volume address a range of problems in contrastive lexicography and present the current state of research as well as new trends in creating bilingual dictionaries. It adopts a user-friendly perspective that takes into consideration the advantages and drawbacks of print and digital dictionaries. 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$ 43.00

    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$ 168.00

    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 elements... more...

  • Systematic Lexicographyby Juri Derenick Apresjan; Kevin Windle

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 45.00

    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. - ;This book unites lexicography with theoretical linguistics. The two fields tend to ignore each other;... more...

  • Dictionaries: A Very Short Introductionby Lynda Mugglestone

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 9.99

    Do, or should, dictionaries control language? How do they treat language change, both now and in the past? Which words do dictionaries leave out - and on what grounds? Dictionaries are far more than works which list the words and meanings of a language. In this Very Short Introduction Lynda Mugglestone shows that all dictionaries are partial and all... more...

  • Historische Lexikographieby Oskar Reichmann

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 210.00

    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 alsogives a discussion ofsome rarely... more...