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Peter Mark Roget: the word and the man

D. L. Emblen

Peter Mark Roget: the word and the man

by D. L. Emblen

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Published by Crowell in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Roget, Peter Mark, 1779-1869.,
    • Lexicographers -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
    • Philologists -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
    • Physicians -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
    • English language -- Synonyms and antonyms -- Lexicography.,
    • English language -- Lexicography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] D. L. Emblen.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsCT788.R534 E42
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 368 p.
      Number of Pages368
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5314241M
      LC Control Number72109902

      The writing world may at last be having second thoughts about Peter Mark Roget, Esquire—polymath, physician, cinema inventor, slide-rule maker, chess master, lexical scholar, and the man who.   Peter Mark Roget compiled the first draft of his famous thesaurus in at the age of He resumed serious work on it in the late s, published the first edition in and continued to.

        • Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases by Dr Peter Mark Roget is available from Cambridge University Press (£). To order a copy, go to .   Buy a cheap copy of Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases book by Peter Mark Roget. Themost up-to-date edition of the world’s bestselling thesaurus, Roget’sInternational Thesaurus, 7thEdition gives writers of all levelsan unparalleled aid in using Free shipping over $Cited by:

      Roget, like Webster, had a more scientific mind. There were other people who could talk very intelligently about the use of words and the difference between one word and another. But I think Roget's unique contribution was the scientific taxonomy. The first half of his book is a classification into 1, concepts.   For shy young Peter Mark Roget, books were the best companions -- and it wasn’t long before Peter began writing his own book. But he didn’t write stories; he wrote lists. Peter took his love.


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Peter Mark Roget: the word and the man Hardcover – January 1, by D. Emblen (Author) See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Hardcover $ Price: $ For shy young Peter Mark Roget, books were the best companions -- and it wasn’t long before Peter began writing his own book.

But he didn’t write stories; he wrote lists. Peter took his love for words and turned it to organizing ideas and finding exactly the right word to express just what he thought/5(74).

xvi, pages, 8 leaves of plates: 22 cm "The published writings of Peter Mark Roget": pages Bibliography: p. Includes indexPages: Every day thousands of people worldwide consult Roget's Thesaurus—yet Peter Mark Roget, one of the most remarkable men of the 19th century, did not even begin the great work of classification which bears his name until he was Before that, Roget had already made his own contributions to knowledge in a dozen different fields such as anatomy, mathematics, education, and optics, Peter Mark Roget: the word and the man book papers on /5(2).

Peter Mark Roget: the word and the man by D. Emblen. Published by Longman in. Written in EnglishPages: Polymath, eccentric, and synonym aficionado, Peter Mark Roget had a host of female admirers, was one of the first to test the effects of laughing gas, invented the slide rule, and narrowly escaped jail in Napoleon's France.

But Roget is best known for making by: A brief history of Dr Peter Roget It is one of the ironies of history that Peter Mark Roget () is best remembered for his Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases, published in In his.

Now on my desk - a Roget's Pocket Thesaurus, edited by Mawson, and Roget's International Thesaurus 7th edition (), edited by Kipfer. Thankfully, each has an index and preserves Peter Roget's schema of 'biological classification'/5(). For shy young Peter Mark Roget, books were the best companions -- and it wasn’t long before Peter began writing his own book.

But he didn’t write stories; he wrote lists. Peter took his love for words and turned it to organizing ideas and finding exactly the right word to express just what he thought/5. This volume is a biography of British physician, natural theologian and lexicographer, Peter Mark Roget ().

He is best known for publishing, inthe Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases (Roget's Thesaurus), a classified collection of related words.

Peter Mark Roget: the word and the man. [D L Emblen] -- This volume is a biography of British physician, natural theologian and lexicographer, Peter Mark Roget ().

He is best known for publishing, inthe Thesaurus of English Words and. : Peter Mark Roget: The Word and the Man [Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases]: Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, xvii + pages with index, beige cloth; previous owner's stamp on front endpaper.

A very good+, clean hardcover first edition with light shelf wear, but a short tear at the top edge of back strip cloth; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white, with slight foxing to fore-edges. Peter Mark Roget: the word and the man. [London]: Longman, (OCoLC) Named Person: Peter Mark Roget; Peter Mark Roget; Peter Mark Roget: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: D L Emblen.

Emblen, D. Peter Mark Roget;The Word and the Man, Rennison, N. Peter Mark Roget: The Man Who Became a Book, Kendall, J. The Man who Made Lists: Love, Death, Madness, and the Creation of Roget’s Thesaurus, いずれも、専門者向けで入手も難しい。/5(57). This book is an inviting, visually engrossing portrayal of Peter Mark Roget and the creation of the thesaurus.

Readers of all ages will marvel at Roget. The team behind A River of Words offers a fascinating picture-book biography of Peter Mark Roget (–), who collected words from the age of eight and published his famous Thesaurus at age Roget's International Thesaurus book.

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For shy young Peter Mark Roget, books were the best companions -- and it wasn’t long before Peter began writing his own book. But he didn’t write stories; he wrote lists.

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Publishing Company. A marvelous picture book biography about shy Peter Mark Roget, who loved words and loved order and changed the world with his own combination of the two! Excellent especially for older kids. Other Books in "Picture Book Biographies".