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Ibérica 2012, 24

Author: Nuria Edo Marzá

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Ibérica ISSN: 1139-7241 iberica@aelfe.org Asociación Europea de Lenguas para Fines Específicos España Edo Marzá, Nuria Reseña de -New Approaches to Specialized English Lexicology and Lexicography- de Isabel Balteiro (ed). Ibérica, núm.
24, 2012, pp.
321-324 Asociación Europea de Lenguas para Fines Específicos Cádiz, España Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=287024476026 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative rEsEñAs - BOOK rEvIEWs New Approaches to Specialized English Lexicology and Lexicography Isabel Balteiro (ed). Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2011.
220 pages.
ISBN: 978-1-4438-2577-1. The book New Approaches to Specialized English Lexicology and Lexicography, edited by Isabel Balteiro, is a collection of eleven relevant contributions aimed at analysing English and EsP lexicology and lexicography and relating them to other linguistic and non-linguistic disciplines.
In fact, one of its main strengths is the fact that it links these areas with less academic or prototypically linguistic fields such as comics, fashion and even cinema. The first part of the volume, devoted to EsP and general English lexicology and lexicography, consists of three chapters and can be considered a sort of introductory, more general approach to the topic.
In Chapter 1, authored by rAquEL MArTíNEz MOTOs, the increasingly interdisciplinary nature of our society, which results in the blurring of boundaries among many disciplines, is analysed from a lexicographical perspective.
The author highlights the need to carefully analyse potential users’ needs – as in the dictionary of Pharmacy presented in the chapter – in order to match the lexicographical tools to a real purpose.
Chapter 2, wri...





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