An Analysis of The Oxford Guide to Practical Lexicography (Atkins and Rundell 2008)

Gilles-Maurice de Schryver

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Abstract: Since at least a decade ago, the lexicographic community at large has been demandingthat a modern textbook be designed — one that would place corpora at the centre of the lexicographicenterprise. Written by two of the most respected practising lexicographers, this book hasfinally arrived, and delivers on very many levels. This review article presents a critical analysis ofits features.

Keywords: LEXICOGRAPHY, LEARNERS' DICTIONARY, MONOLINGUAL, BILINGUAL,CORPUS, FRAME SEMANTICS, ENGLISH, FRENCH, TEXTBOOK

Samenvatting: Een analyse van The Oxford Guide to Practical Lexicography(Atkins en Rundell 2008). Al minstens tien jaar lang eist de volledige lexicografischegemeenschap dat een modern tekstboek zou worden ontworpen — één dat corpora in het centrumvan de lexicografische belangstelling zou plaatsen. Geschreven door twee van de meest gerespecteerdepraktiserende lexicografen, is dit boek er nu eindelijk, en het ontgoochelt niet. Dit recensieartikelanalyseert de kenmerken ervan kritisch.

Sleutelwoorden: LEXICOGRAFIE, LEERWOORDENBOEK, VERKLAREND (MONOLINGUAAL),VERTALEND (BILINGUAAL), CORPUS, FRAME SEMANTICS, ENGELS, FRANS,TEKSTBOEK


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LEXICOGRAPHY; LEARNERS' DICTIONARY; MONOLINGUAL; BILINGUAL;CORPUS; FRAME SEMANTICS; ENGLISH; FRENCH; TEXTBOOK

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5788/18-0-498

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