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The Resource The professor and the madman : [a tale of murder, insanity, and the making of the Oxford English dictionary], by Simon Winchester

The professor and the madman : [a tale of murder, insanity, and the making of the Oxford English dictionary], by Simon Winchester

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The professor and the madman : [a tale of murder, insanity, and the making of the Oxford English dictionary]
Title
The professor and the madman
Title remainder
[a tale of murder, insanity, and the making of the Oxford English dictionary]
Statement of responsibility
by Simon Winchester
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When editors of the "Oxford English dictionary" put out a call during the late 19th century for "men of letters" to contribute entries, hundreds of responses came forth
Cataloging source
MLN
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Winchester, Simon
Credits note
Producer/director, Rick Harris
Dewey number
423.092
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
history
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by the author
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Murray, James A. H.
  • United States
  • Psychiatric hospital patients
  • Lexicographers
  • English language
  • English language
  • Simpson, J. A
  • Audiobooks
  • Murray, James A. H.
  • Simpson, J. A
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Audiobooks
  • English language
  • English language
  • Friendship
  • Lexicographers
  • Psychiatric hospital patients
  • Veterans
  • Great Britain
  • United States
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The professor and the madman : [a tale of murder, insanity, and the making of the Oxford English dictionary], by Simon Winchester
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Compact disc
  • "This audio also includes a conversation between Simon Winchester and John Simpson, editor of the Oxford English Dictionary"--Container
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
6 audio discs
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780060836269
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
UACD 9(6)
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • ocn554729792
  • (OCoLC)554729792
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The professor and the madman : [a tale of murder, insanity, and the making of the Oxford English dictionary], by Simon Winchester
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Compact disc
  • "This audio also includes a conversation between Simon Winchester and John Simpson, editor of the Oxford English Dictionary"--Container
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
6 audio discs
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780060836269
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
UACD 9(6)
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • ocn554729792
  • (OCoLC)554729792
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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