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Book Information

   

Title: Practical Lexicography
Subtitle: A Reader
Edited By: Thierry Fontenelle
Description:

This book collects and introduces some of the best and most useful work in
practical lexicography. It has been designed as a resource for students and
scholars of lexicography and lexicology and to be an essential reference
for professional lexicographers. It focuses on central issues in the field
and covers topics hotly debated in lexicography circles. After a full
contextual introduction Thierry Fontenelle, divides the book into twelve
parts - theoretical perspectives, corpus design, lexicographical evidence,
word senses and polysemy, collocations and idioms, definitions, examples,
grammar and usage, bilingual lexicography, tools
and methods, semantic networks, and how dictionaries are used. The book is
fully referenced and indexed.

The reader may be used independently for reference or as reading material
for a course of study. It will also be an essential companion for The
Oxford Guide to Practical Lexicography
by Sue Atkins and Michael
Rundell, to be published by Oxford University Press in 2008.

Publication Year: 2008
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Lexicography
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Versions:
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0199292337
ISBN-13: 9780199292332
Pages: 416
Prices: U.S. $ 140.00

 
 
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0199292345
ISBN-13: 9780199292349
Pages: 416
Prices: U.S. $ 55.00