Readership: General readers, word-lovers, English students and teachers, students of specialist courses in lexicography.
Lynda Mugglestone, Professor of the History of English, Pembroke College, University of Oxford
Lynda Mugglestone has written widely on a range of aspects of language, culture, and the history of dictionaries. While two books Lost for Words: The Hidden History of the OED Environmental economics ography and the OED: Pioneers in the Untrodden Forest (OUP, 2001; 2003) have focussed on the Oxford English Dictionary, a range of articles and chapters in other books have examined the history of lexicography outside this period, as well as the complex issues generated by taboo labelling, or the art of definition. Professor Mugglestone has also edited the Oxford History of English.
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