: 1282190970 9786612190971 1443807214 9781847181688 1847181686 9781443807210
: Newcastle, U.K. : Cambridge Scholars Pub.,
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Words and dictionaries from the British Isles in historical perspective brings together a wide range of current work on English-language lexicography and lexicology by a team of twelve contributors working in England, continental Europe, and North America. Fredric Dolezal's opening essay offers a provocative discussion of how the history of English lexicography has been, and might in the future be, written. The next four papers deal with the medieval and early modern periods: Carter Hailey i...