502. Text and Hypertext: Dictionaries and Their Readers/Users
Friday, 29 December
3:30–4:45 p.m., 406, Philadelphia Marriott
Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Lexicography
Presiding: Felicia Jean Steele, The College of New Jersey
1. “Reading Johnson’s Dictionary: Metatext, Hypertext, and Johnson’s Relationship with His Readers,” Chris P. Pearce, Boston Univ.
2. “Reading and Writing the Electronic Dictionary: Perspectives from the OED Online,” Katherine Martin, Oxford English Dictionary
3. “The Critical Dictionary: Structure and Audience,” Michael P. Adams, Indiana Univ., Bloomington
Respondent: John M. Morse, Merriam-Webster Inc.