Who compiles dictionaries and other reference works? Which are used by whom? How do they achieve their purpose? Lexicography is a very important subject and the product of lexicography, the Dictionary, is a valuable resource in language learning. Teaching and Researching Lexicography explains the relations between lexicographic practice (dictionary-making) and theory (dictionary research), with special reference to the perspectives of: * dictionary history * dictionary criticism * dictionary typology * dictionary structure * dictionary use The final section of the book contains a variety of useful resources, including relevant related websites, a glossary of terms and a bibliography of cited dictionaries. This section can also be found on the Teaching and Researching Lexicography companion web-site. Written in a highly accessible style, Teaching and Researching Lexicography provides the most comprehensive, up-to-date and international coverage of this field in English, and will be of great interest to lexicographers, language teachers and applied linguists.
Preface SECTION I: LEXICOGRAPHY IN PRACTICE AND THEORY 1. The Lexicographic Scene 2. Lexicography as Practice 3. Lexicography as Theory SECTION II: PERSPECTIVES ON DICTIONARY RESEARCH 4. Historical and Critical Perspectives 5. Structural and Typological Perspectives 6. The User Perspective SECTION III: ISSUES, METHODS AND CASE STUDIES 7. Issues in Dictionary Research 8. Methods in Dictionary Research 9. Case Studies SECTION IV: RESOURCES 10. Information Sources, including Websites 11. Glossary of Terms in Lexicography and Dictionary Research Bibliography. Cited dictionaries. Other references. Index.
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