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Anniversary essays on Johnson's dictionary /

Other Authors: Lynch, Jack, McDermott, Anne.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction /
  • Jack Lynch and Anne McDermott
  • 1.
  • The mythology of Johnson's dictionary /
  • Paul J. Korshin
  • 2.
  • Dictionaries and power from Palsgrave to Johnson /
  • Ian Lancashire
  • 3.
  • What Johnson's illustrative quotations illustrate : language and viewpoint in the dictionary /
  • Howard D. Weinbrot
  • 4.
  • Reassessing the political context of the dictionary : Johnson and the "broad-bottom" opposition /
  • Nicholas Hudson
  • 5.
  • Johnson's extempore history and grammar of the English language /
  • Robert DeMaria, Jr.
  • 6.
  • Johnson the prescriptivist? : the case for the prosecution /
  • Geoff Barnbrook
  • 7.
  • Johnson the prescriptivist? : the case for the defense /
  • Anne McDermott
  • 8.
  • Johnson's encyclopedia /
  • Jack Lynch
  • 9.
  • The law, the alphabet, and Samuel Johnson /
  • John Stone
  • 10.
  • Hyphenated compounds in Johnson's dictionary /
  • Noel E. Osselton
  • 11.
  • The typographic design of Johnson's dictionary /
  • Paul Luna
  • 12.
  • The dictionary in abstract : Johnson's abridgments of the dictionary of the English language for the common reader /
  • Catherine Dille
  • 13.
  • Revision and the limits of collaboration : hands and texts in Johnson's dictionary /
  • Allen Reddick
  • 14.
  • Hidden quarto editions of Johnson's dictionary /
  • R. Carter Hailey.