Lexicography and the OED : pioneers in the untrodden forest /

Other Authors: Mugglestone, Lynda.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
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Table of Contents:
  • 1. 'Pioneers in the untrodden forest': the New English dictionary / Lynda Mugglestone
  • 2. Making the OED: readers and editors: A critical survey / Elizabeth Knowles
  • 3. OED sources / Charlotte Brewer
  • 4. Murray and his European counterparts / Noel Osselton
  • 5. Time and meaning: sense and definition in the OED / Penny Silva
  • 6. The compass of the vocabulary / Anne Curzan
  • 7. Words and word-formation: morphology in OED / Dieter Kastovsky
  • 8. OED and the earlier history of English / Eric Stanley
  • 9. The vocabulary of science in the OED / Michael Rand Hoare and Vivian Salmon
  • 10. Pronunciation in the OED / Michael K.C. MacMahon
  • 11. 'An historian not a critic': the standard of usage in the OED / Lynda Mugglestone
  • 12. 'This unique and peerless specimen': the reputation of the OED / Richard W. Bailey
  • Appendix I. OED sections and parts / Jenny McMorris
  • Appendix II. OED personalia / Peter Gilliver
  • Appendix III. The OED and the public / Richard W. Bailey
  • Index.