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The road to Ant: 1879–1884

Peter Gilliver

in The Making of the Oxford English Dictionary

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199283620
eISBN:
9780191826092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283620.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Lexicography, Historical Linguistics

This chapter describes the first five years of work on the ‘New English Dictionary’ under James Murray’s Editorship, leading up to the publication of the first fascicle in 1884. It begins with the ... More


The Dictionary divides: 1884–1887

Peter Gilliver

in The Making of the Oxford English Dictionary

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199283620
eISBN:
9780191826092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283620.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Lexicography, Historical Linguistics

This chapter describes the progress of the Dictionary down to the appointment of Henry Bradley as its second Editor in 1887. It examines the early critical reception of the Dictionary, including the ... More


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