List of writings, 1953–1990
List of writings, 1953–1990
“La fonologia contrastiva: Dalla teoria all’applicazione pratica”. La lingua inglese nell’università: Linee di ricerca, espierenze, proposte, 226–239. Bari: Adriatica. [Paper from a workshop held at the Terzo Congresso Nazionale dell’As-sociazone Italiana di Anglistica, Bari, 18–20 Oct. 1980.]
“Linguistic Theory and the Doctrine of Usage in George Campbell’s Philosophy of Rhetoric ”. Lingua e Stile 20:2.199–216. [Paper originally presented at the Third International Conference on English Historical Linguistics, held in Sheffield, England, 27–30 March 1983.]
“The Structure of the Verb Phrase in Early Modern English”. Paper given at the 4th International Conference on English Historical Linguistics, Amsterdam, 11–13 April 1985, but not published in the proceedings.
“Historical Linguistics vs. The History of Linguistics”. Paper delivered at the Second Annual Colloquium of the Henry Sweet Society, Oxford, 2–5 September 1985. Unpublished.
“The Study of Language during the Scottish Enlightenment: Campbell, Beattie and Blair”. Public seminar given at the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities of the University of Edinburgh,. September 1986. Unpublished.
“James Hutton’s Theory of Phonetics”. Paper read at the Third Annual Colloquium of the Henry Sweet Society held at Oxford, 3–6 September 1986. Unpublished.
“Aspects of Language: Campbell, Blair, Beattie, and the Scottish Enlightenment Thinkers”. Paper given at the Third International Scottish Studies Symposium held in Mainz, Germany, 9–12 June 1987. Unpublished.
“Monboddo and the Question of Language Origins during the Scottish Enlightenment”. Paper prepared for the 4th International Conference on the History of the Language Sciences (ICHoLS IV), held in Trier, Germany, on 24–27 August 1987. Unpublished. [Summary printed in ICHoLS IV Trier 24.-27. August 1987 – Handbuch, p.; paper not presented at the Conference. See 1988a (below).]
“Attitudes towards the English Language in the 18th Century”. Paper read at the Convegno Nazionale di Studi della lingua inglese ‘La Lingua Inglese Ieri e Oggi / English Past and Present’, in Bari, Italy, on 26 April 1988. (To be published in a volume ed. by Nicola Pantaleo & Lucia Sinisi, Bari: Schena.)
“Synchrony vs. Diachrony of Saussure 75 Years After”. Paper read at the sequel to the Convegno Nazionale di Studi Storia della lingua inglese held in Naples, 28–29 April 1988. (To be published at the same place.) [The conference was organized by Thomas Frank and Silvana La Ranā.]
“On Lexical Innovation”. Textus 2.113–140. Genova: Tilgher. [This paper had been prepared for the 9th International Conference on Historical Linguistics, held at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N.J., in August 1989, but which the author was unable to attend.]
“James Hutten’s Phonetics and His Geology”. Paper presented at the Colloqium “Die Beziehungen zwischen den Geowissenschaften und der Sprachwissenschaft im 18. und 19. Jahrhundert” held in Bad Homburg, Taunus, Germany, on 2–5 Oct. 1989. Unpublished.
“Hugh Blair’s Theory of the Origin and Basic Functions of Language”. Papers from the 5th International Conference on English Historical Linguistics ed. by Sylvia Adamson, Vivien A. Law, Nigel Vincent & Susan Wright, 165–187. Amsterdam & Philadelphia: John Benjamins. [The paper had been given in Cambridge, England, in early April 1987.]
“Lexical Innovation in Early Modern English: Language standardization in 18th-century Scotland”. Paper prepared for the 6th International Conference on English Historical Linguistics held in Helsinki, Finland, 22–26 May 1990. Unpublished.
“A 17th Century Approach to Linguistic Universals: John Wilkins’ An Essay Towards a Real Character and a Philosophical Language ”. Unpublished paper intended for the Colloquium immediately following the ICHoLS V Conference held in Galway, September 1990, which took place at St. Peter’s College in Oxford, 8th-11th September 1990, and was entitled “John Wilkins (1614–72): Language, religion and science in the seventeenth century” and organized under the auspices of the Henry Sweet Society for the History of Linguistic Ideas.
“Attitudes to Language Change and Language History in 18th-Century Scotland”. Paper prepared for the 5th International Conference on the History of the Language Sciences (ICHoLS V), held in Galway, Ireland 1–6 Sept. 1990. Unpublished.
To appear Together with Nicola Pantaleo). “Preface”. Volume of selected papers read at the First National Conference on the History of the English Language, held in Bari on 26 April 1988, and, subsequently, in Naples on 28–29 April 1988. Bari: Schena.
To appear? Approcci linguistici al testo”. Presentation made at the 7th ‘Colloquio Napoli-Dusseldorf held in Naples on 28–30 September 1989. Unpublished.
To appear Wilkins’ Natural Grammar: The verb phrase”. John Wilkins and 17th-Century British Linguistics ed. by Joseph L. Subbiondo 263 275 Amsterdam & Philadelphia John Benjamins forthcoming