First Person Singular

Papers from the Conference on an Oral Archive for the History of American Linguistics. (Charlotte, N.C., March 1979)

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This volume consists of autobiographical by the following scholars, together with pictures and autographs: Raven I. McDavid, Jr., Henry M. Hoenigswald, John B. Carroll, William G. Moulton, Archibald A. Hill, Yakov Malkiel, Charles F. Hockett, Harold B. Allen, William Bright, Einar Haugen, George S. Lane, Frederic G. Cassidy, James B. McMillan, Winfred P. Lehmann, Fred W. Householder, and Dell Hymes. A master list of references, and an index of persons conclude the volume.
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Table of Contents
Acknowledgements
v
Foreword
ix
Linguistics, through the Kitchen Door
Raven I. McDavid, Jr.
3
A Reconstruction
Henry M. Hoenigswald
23
The Tale of a Theoretical and Applied Linguistic Psychologist
John B. Carroll
31
On Becoming and Being a Linguist
William G. Moulton
55
How Many Revolutions Can a Linguist Live through?
Archibald A. Hill
69
Autobiographic Sketch: Early Years in America
Yakov Malkiel
79
Preserving the Heritage
Charles F. Hockett
99
A Report for the Archives of Linguistics
Harold B. Allen
111
American Linguistics: A Western View
William Bright
123
On the Making of a Linguist
Einar Haugen
133
Indo-European Studies: “Voilà, c'est la difficulté”
George S. Lane
147
My Work in the Language Field
Frederic G. Cassidy
155
A Lifetime in Applied Linguistics: Some Thoughts
James B. McMillan
171
Linguistics at Wisconsin (1937-41) and at Texas (1949- ): A Retrospective View
Winfred P. Lehmann
183
A Sketch of How I Came to Be in Linguistics
Fred W. Householder
193
In Five-Year Patterns
Dell H. Hymes
203
Master List of References
215
Index of Persons
233
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BIC Subject: CF – Linguistics
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
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