The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary Summary
Simon Winchester

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The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary Summary

The Professor and the Madman is ostensibly the story of the inception and creation of the Oxford English Dictionary, the longest and most detailed work in the entire English language. But it is really the story of the strange interactions between two gentleman, a Scotsman, James Murray, who came, through atypical circumstances, to be editor of the Oxford English Dictionary and an American, William Minor, an army surgeon and schizophrenic who...

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