Edward Short

Edward Short is completing work on a study of John Henry Newman and his contemporaries, which will be published by Continuum.

A Browser’s Paradise: The New Shorter OED


Shorter Oxford English Dictionary Sixth Edition. (Oxford University Press. 2 volumes. 3,742 pages. $175) In her delightful biography of her grandfather, James Murray, the great founding editor of the OED, Caught in the Web of Words (1977), Elisabeth Murray included a photograph of the great man seated in the middle of his huge family, looking […]

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