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

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

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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
Simon Winchester
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
EUF
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Winchester, Simon
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Murray, James Augustus Henry
  • Minor, William Chester
  • Psychiatric hospital patients
  • Encyclopedias and dictionaries
  • Lexicographers
  • English language
  • English language
  • United States
Label
The professor and the madman : a tale of murder, insanity, and the making of the Oxford English dictionary, Simon Winchester
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"P.S.-insights, interviews & more"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-242)
Contents
The dead of the night in Lambeth Marsh -- The man who taught Latin to cattle -- The madness of war -- Gathering Earth's daughters -- The big dictionary conceived -- The scholar in cell block two -- Entering the lists -- Annulated, art, brick-tea, buckwheat -- The meeting of minds -- The unkindest cut -- Then only the monuments
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xiii, 242 p.
Isbn
9780060839789
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm83977055
  • (OCoLC)83977055
Label
The professor and the madman : a tale of murder, insanity, and the making of the Oxford English dictionary, Simon Winchester
Publication
Note
"P.S.-insights, interviews & more"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-242)
Contents
The dead of the night in Lambeth Marsh -- The man who taught Latin to cattle -- The madness of war -- Gathering Earth's daughters -- The big dictionary conceived -- The scholar in cell block two -- Entering the lists -- Annulated, art, brick-tea, buckwheat -- The meeting of minds -- The unkindest cut -- Then only the monuments
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xiii, 242 p.
Isbn
9780060839789
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm83977055
  • (OCoLC)83977055

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