Dictionaries in Early Modern Europe: Lexicography and the Making of Heritage
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BeschreibungA lively history of early modern dictionaries and their makers.
Inhaltsverzeichnis1. Introduction; 2. The classical heritage I: philology and lexicography; 3. The classical heritage II: Henri Estienne and his world; 4. Vernacular heritages I: Germany and the Netherlands 1500-1618; 5. Vernacular heritages II: England to circa 1650; 6. Vernacular heritages III: England and Scandinavia, circa 1650-1675; 7. Postclassical heritages: du Cange and his world; 8. Shared heritages: polyglot and universal dictionaries; Conclusion; Bibliography.
PortraitJohn Considine is Associate Professor of English at the University of Alberta.
PressestimmenReview of the hardback: 'All in all, Dictionaries in Early Modern Europe is an exceptionally erudite, thorough and trustworthy book, written by a learned scholar, indisputably of great value and use for philologists, book historians and historical bibliographers.' Lexikos Review of the hardback: 'John Considine's book is admirably erudite and informative.' Giulio Lepschy, University College London
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: April 2008
Seitenanzahl: 393 Seiten