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Friday, 29 December

502. Text and Hypertext: Dictionaries and Their Readers/Users

3:30–4:45 p.m., 406, Philadelphia Marriott

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Lexicography

Presiding: Felicia Jean Steele, Coll. 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.

For copies of abstracts, visit http://steele.intrasun.tcnj.edu/mla/abstracts.

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