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A History of Roget"s Thesaurus Origins, Development, and Design by Werner HГјllen

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Historical & comparative linguistics,
  • History of specific subjects,
  • Lexicography,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy,
  • English,
  • Language,
  • Reference,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines / Reference

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages420
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9758238M
ISBN 100199281998
ISBN 109780199281992

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A classic reference book that has been used by millions all over the world, Roget’s International Thesaurus is the product of more than a century and a half of continual expansion, reorganization, and improvement. Today this book is not only the most time-tested and bestselling thesaurus ever, but, newly revised, it is also the most up-to-date and Cited by: A History of Roget's Thesaurus: Origins, Development, and Design | Werner Hullen | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. Chapters 1 and 2: Roget and his thesaurus. Chapter 1 (7 pp.) presents the thesis and outline of the book while chapter 2 (18 pp.) gives an overview of Peter Mark Roget’s life and the publication history of his Thesaurus in Europe from (the year of its publication) to the end of the nineteenth century. Chapters 3–5: Synonymy. Roget’s work became little more than a footnote in scientific history. But his real legacy-creating work was still to come: In , Roget published the first edition of his thesaurus, the culmination of a lifetime interest in list building. By his death in at the age of 90, the thesaurus had gone through 28 printings.

  Roget’s work became little more than a footnote in scientific history. But his real legacy-creating work was still to come: In , Roget published the first edition of his thesaurus, the culmination of a lifetime interest in list building. By his death in at the age of 90, the thesaurus had gone through 28 printings. Publication History of Roget's Thesaurus: British: Peter Mark Roget born: Compilation of thesaurus (elements) begun: Editor: Publisher: 1st Edition published: Peter Mark Roget: Longman -- all editions: American: Editor: John Lewis Roget: 'practically a new book. Roget's Thesaurus of Words for Writers Over 2, Emotive, Evocative, Descriptive Synonyms, Antonyms, & Related Terms Every Writer Should Know (Book): The ultimate tool for writers! Whether you're crafting the next great American novel or pounding away at a last-minute blog entry, there will come a time in the process when you struggle to find just the perfect word or . Roget's International Thesaurus®, fifth edition, is the original -- now completely expanded, reorganized, revised and updated -- the definitive thesaurus for the 21st century/5.

Since first rolling off the presses of London’s Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans in June , Roget’s Thesaurus of English Words And Phrases has emerged as one of the most recognizable books in the English language. Roget’s has sold more than 40 million copies, and has become a proprietary eponym like Coke, Kleenex, or Google. In , Peter Mark Roget eclipsed a rich tradition of topically based dictionaries with the publication of his Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases, Classified and Arranged so as to Facilitate the Expression of : Werner Hüllen. A History of Roget's Thesaurus: Origins, Development, and Design. In Peter Mark Roget eclipsed a rich tradition of topically based dictionaries with the publication of his Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases, Classified and Arranged so as to Facilitate the Expression of Ideas.   Talk about a book being the "work of a lifetime": Peter Mark Roget compiled the first draft of his famous thesaurus in at the age of .