Defining the world : the extraordinary story of Dr. Johnson's Dictionary /

Recalling the story of the first great lexicon of English, the author reveals how Samuel Johnson arduously assembled his eighteenth-century dictionary--a task that ultimately helped make English into a major European language.

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Main Author: Hitchings, Henry, 1974-
Format: Book
Published:New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2005.
Edition:1st American ed.
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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Location: Oak Street Library [request online]

Copy 1 Checked OutDue: 10-15-2019