Essays on his life & work
These essays were brought together to commemorate the hundredth anniversary of the birth of Leonard Bloomfield (1887-1949), one of the most outstanding and influential linguists of the twentieth century. The contributions have been grouped in three sections according to their relevance to his work, and deal, respectively, with his personality, his theoretical stance, and his fields of study.
[Studies in the History of the Language Sciences, 47] 1987. x, 237 pp.
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Table of Contents
Prefatory Remarks | p. ix
I. Bloomfield's Personality
My Recollections of Leonard BloomfieldLeon M. Despres | p. 3
The Small Mythologies of Leonard BloomfieldFrances Clarke Sayers | p. 15
The Whimsical BloomfieldJ Milton Cowan | p. 23
Letters from Bloomfield to Michelson and SapirCharles F. Hockett | p. 39
Bloomfield the ManRobert A. Hall | p. 61
II. Bloomfield's Theoretical Stance
Bloomfield and Historical LinguisticsHenry M. Hoenigswald | p. 73
The Influence of Pāṇini on Leonard BloomfieldDavid E. Rogers | p. 89
Bloomfield as DialectologistWilliam G. Moulton | p. 139
Bloomfield and SemanticsRobert A. Hall | p. 155
III. Bloomfield's Fields of Study
Bloomfield as an Indo-EuropeanistWinfred P. Lehmann | p. 163
Bloomfield as an AustronesianistJohn U. Wolff | p. 173
Leonard Bloomfield's Descriptive and Comparative Studies of AlgonquianIves Goddard | p. 179
A New Leonard Bloomfield BibliographyCharles F. Hockett and Robert A. Hall | p. 221
Index | p. 235
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Hockett, Charles F.
1999. Leonard bloomfield. Historiographia Linguistica 26:3 ► pp. 295 ff.
Kess, Joseph F.
1991. A Life for Language: A biographical sketch of Leonard Bloomfield. By Robert A. Hall, Jr.. Historiographia Linguistica 18:1 ► pp. 205 ff.
Murray, Stephen O.
1991. How dark was the Eclipse of Bloomfield?. Historiographia Linguistica 18:1 ► pp. 251 ff.
Pike, Kenneth L.
1989. Recollections of Bloomfield. Historiographia Linguistica 16:1-2 ► pp. 217 ff.
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2021. Bibliography of writings by E. F. Konrad Koerner. Historiographia Linguistica 48:2-3 ► pp. 152 ff.
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