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Caught in the Web of Words : James Murray and the Oxford English Dictionary

Caught in the Web of Words : James Murray and the Oxford English Dictionary - 77 edition

Caught in the Web of Words : James Murray and the Oxford English Dictionary - 77 edition

ISBN13: 9780300089196

ISBN10: 0300089198

Caught in the Web of Words : James Murray and the Oxford English Dictionary by K.M. Elisabeth Murray - ISBN 9780300089196
Edition: 77
Copyright: 1977
Publisher: Yale University Press
Published: 1977
International: No
Caught in the Web of Words : James Murray and the Oxford English Dictionary by K.M. Elisabeth Murray - ISBN 9780300089196

ISBN13: 9780300089196

ISBN10: 0300089198

Edition: 77

Summary

This is a biography of James Murray, the first editor of the Oxford English Dictionary. It provides an account of his life, along with how the dictionary was written and the difficulties that nearly led to the whole enterprise being abandoned.

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