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SPAN6605

Spanish Language Dictionaries

The course introduces a modern and historical panorama of Spanish language dictionaries. The course will include a theoretical introduction to lexicography and the production of dictionaries; in this way it will establish a foundation for lexical commentary. We will analyze the most important Spanish language dictionaries, starting with the bilingual Nebrija dictionaries to the Pan-Hispanic dictionary of the RAE (Real Academia Española -Spanish Real Academia-), which will be used as the reference text. Lastly, the course will finish the study of theory by using databases that facilitate the production of dictionaries. (1 unit)

Required text: A. M. Medina (coord.), Lexicografía española, (Barcelona: Ariel Lingüística, 2003).
Subject:
Spanish
Department:
Spanish (& Portuguese UG)
Division:
Language School
Requirements Fulfilled:
Linguistics
Equivalent Courses:

Sections

Summer 2013

SPAN6605A-L13 Lecture (Herrero Ingelmo)