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The Resource The professor and the madman : a tale of murder, insanity, and the making of the Oxford English dictionary, by Simon Winchester, (sound recording)

The professor and the madman : a tale of murder, insanity, and the making of the Oxford English dictionary, by Simon Winchester, (sound recording)

Label
The professor and the madman : a tale of murder, insanity, and the making of the Oxford English dictionary
Title
The professor and the madman
Title remainder
a tale of murder, insanity, and the making of the Oxford English dictionary
Statement of responsibility
by Simon Winchester
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When editors of the "Oxford English dictionary" put out a call during the late 19th century for "men of letters" to contribute entries, hundreds of responses came forth
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http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Winchester, Simon
Form of composition
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Literary text for sound recordings
history
Music parts
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PerformerNote
Read by the author
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Murray, James A. H.
  • Psychiatric hospital patients
  • Lexicographers
  • English language
  • English language
  • United States
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The professor and the madman : a tale of murder, insanity, and the making of the Oxford English dictionary, by Simon Winchester, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Unabridged
  • Compact disc
  • "This audio also includes a conversation between Simon Winchester and John Simpson, editor of the Oxford English Dictionary"-container
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Extent
6 sound discs
Isbn
9780060836269
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
UACD 9(6)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)554729792
  • (OCoLC)ocn554729792
  • 730999
Label
The professor and the madman : a tale of murder, insanity, and the making of the Oxford English dictionary, by Simon Winchester, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Unabridged
  • Compact disc
  • "This audio also includes a conversation between Simon Winchester and John Simpson, editor of the Oxford English Dictionary"-container
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Extent
6 sound discs
Isbn
9780060836269
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
UACD 9(6)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)554729792
  • (OCoLC)ocn554729792
  • 730999

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