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The professor and the madman : a tale of murder, insanity, and the making of the Oxford English dictionary / Simon Winchester.

Winchester, Simon. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 0060175966
  • ISBN: 9780060175962
  • ISBN: 0965792951 (trade pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780965792950 (trade pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xi, 242 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : HarperCollins Publishers, [1998]

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Includes bibliographical references (pages [239]-242).
Formatted Contents Note:
1. The dead of night in Lambeth Marsh -- 2. The man who taught Latin to cattle -- 3. The madness of war -- 4. Gathering Earth's daughters -- 5. The big dictionary conceived -- 6. The scholar in cell block two -- 7. Entering the lists -- 8. Annulated, art, brick-tea, buckwheat -- 9. The meeting of minds -- 10. The unkindest cut -- 11. Then only the monuments.
Subject: Oxford English dictionary.
New English dictionary on historical principles.
English language > Lexicography > History > 19th century.
Murray, James A. H. (James Augustus Henry), 1837-1915.
Lexicographers > Great Britain > Biography.
Minor, William Chester.
Psychiatric hospital patients > Great Britain > Biography.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Veterans > Biography.
English language > Etymology.
Murray, James Augustus Henry, Sir, 1837-1915 > Amis et relations.
Minor, William Chester, 1834-1920.
Oxford English dictionary > Histoire.
Patients dans les hôpitaux psychiatriques > Angleterre > Biographies.
Encyclopédies et dictionnaires anglais > Histoire et critique.
Lexicographes > Grande-Bretagne > Biographies.
Anglais (Langue) > Lexicographie.
Anglais (Langue) > Étymologie.
États-Unis > Histoire > 1861-1865 (Guerre de Sécession) > Anciens combattants > Biographies.

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