First Person Singular III

Autobiographies by North American scholars in the language sciences

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| University of Ottawa
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This sequel to the First Person Singular volumes published in 1980 and 1991, respectively (SiHoLS 21 and 61) presents autobiographical accounts by major North American linguists. This material provides an important primary source for the history and development of the discipline during the 20th century. The volume includes photographs of all contributors and is completed by a full index of biographical names and a detailed index of subjects and languages which turn it into a useful research tool.
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Table of Contents
Editor's Foreword
vii
Sixty Years in Linguistics
John C. Catford
1
Long-Term Commitments and Lucky Events
Charles A. Ferguson
39
A Pilgrim's Progress: From philology to linguistics
W. Nelson Francis
59
Between Logic and Linguistics
Henry Hiż
71
A Linguistic Round Trip: From practice to theory and back
Henry Kučera
81
Linguistics to the Beat of a Different Drummer
Sydney M. Lamb
97
Linguistics from the Bottom up
James W. Ney
131
A Linguistic Pilgrimage
Kenneth L. Pike
143
quem legis ut noris
Ernst Pulgram
159
C'est passionnant d'être passionné
William J. Samarin
187
From English Philology to Linguistics and Back Again
Robert P. Stockwell
227
The Story of a Linguist malgré lui
Karl V. Teeter
247
Index of Biographical Names
257
Index of Subjects, Terms, and Languages
263
Location of pictures and photographs
John C. Catford (photograph dating from ca.1970)
2
Charles A. Ferguson (photograph dating from ca.1996)
40
W. Nelson Francis (picture apparently dating from the 1980s)
60
Henry Hiż (photograph taken on 20 December 1995)
72
Henry Kučera (picture apparently dating from ca.1995)
82
Sydney M. Lamb (picture taken September 1996)
98
James W. Ney (picture apparently dating from 1997)
132
Kenneth L. Pike (picture taken by David Duncan in 1982)
144
Ernst Pulgram (picture taken Ann Arbor, Mich., 16 May 1994)
160
William J. Samarin (from an original wood engraving by Nancy Ruth Jackson, 1997; see page 222 for explanation of inscription)
188
Robert P. Stockwell (photograph taken in August 1998 by Don Lewis, Hollywood, Calif.; reproduced with permission)
228
Karl V. Teeter (photograph taken by Koby-Antupit Studio, Cambridge, Mass., June 1994; reproduced with permission)
248
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Subjects
BIC Subject: CF – Linguistics
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  98048762