Select language, opens an overlay

The Professor and the Madman

a Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary
Title rated 3.9 out of 5 stars, based on 276 ratings
Current format, Book, 1998, Available .
Current format, Book, 1998, Available . Offered in 0 more formats

A New York Times Notable Book

The Professor and the Madman is an extraordinary tale of madness, genius, and the incredible obsessions of two remarkable men that led to the making of the Oxford English Dictionary--and literary history.

The making of the OED was one of the most ambitious projects ever undertaken. As…

Opinion

From the community

What did you think about this title?
There are no comments from the community on this title

More from the community

Community lists featuring this title

There are no community lists featuring this title

Community contributions

There are no quotations from this title