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The enterprising and tenacious Guy Miège: four dictionaries from 1677 to 1688

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Presented at French Lexicography session
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Guy Miège, an inspired and inventive humanist who, from 1668, taught languages in London, is among the first non-Britishers to venture into dictionary-making in England. His lexicographic career, short but intense, is impressive: over a period of eleven years, he compiled four French-English dictionaries, three with an English-French counterpart. Each is unique and results from distinct motivations. His first dictionary, published in 1677 under the tiele A New Dictionary French and Englis...

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University of Ottawa, Canada
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