Critical Assessments of Leading Linguists

The Critical Concepts of Leading Linguists series brings together research material on the most influential thinkers in the field of linguistics. The series includes texts on Noam Chomsky and Leonard Bloomfield. New editions to the series include a text on the founder of twentieth-century language science, Ferdinand de Saussure, as well as the Russian linguist, Roman Jakobson.

  • Roman Jakobson

    Edited by Margaret Thomas

    Although Roman Jakobson (1886–1982) styled himself a ‘Russian philologist’, that epithet covers only a fraction of his disciplinary breadth and international impact. In a long and prolific career, he wrote about theoretical and applied linguistics, phonology, prosody, poetics, semiotics,…

    Hardback – 2014-03-24
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    Critical Assessments of Leading Linguists

  • Ferdinand de Saussure

    Edited by John Joseph

    Ferdinand de Saussure (1857–1913) is widely recognized as the founder of twentieth-century language science. In his lifetime he published an important work on Indo-European philology but it was his Course in General Linguistics, published posthumously in 1916, that paved the way for a genuinely…

    Hardback – 2013-10-09
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    Critical Assessments of Leading Linguists

  • Edward Sapir

    Critical Assessments of Leading Linguists

    Edited by E.F.K. Koerner

    Edward Sapir (1884–1939) was one of the foremost linguists and anthropologists of his time. He is most widely known for his contributions to the study of North American Indian languages. A founder of ethnology, which considers the relationship of culture to language, he was also principal developer…

    Hardback – 2007-08-13
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    Critical Assessments of Leading Linguists

  • Leonard Bloomfield

    Critical Assessments of Leading Linguists

    Edited by John Fought

    Leonard Bloomfield (1887-1949) was the most influential American linguist between William Dwight Whitney (1827-1894) and Noam Chomsky (1928-). This work collects the major critical and interpretative writings on Bloomfield's work. It shows how his legacy of theory, description and comparison was…

    Hardback – 1999-05-13
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    Critical Assessments of Leading Linguists

  • Noam Chomsky

    Critical Assessments

    Edited by Carlos Otero

    The publication in 1957 of Noam Chomsky's Syntactic Structures ushered in the era of what can properly be termed, Modern Linguistics: the science of language. This critical assessment brings together over 100 papers on every area of Chomsky's work revealing how pervasive his influence has been on…

    Hardback – 1993-12-16
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    Critical Assessments of Leading Linguists

  • Noam Chomsky

    Critical Assessments: Cognitive Science and Language Acquisition

    Edited by Carlos Otero

    First published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 1993-12-16
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    Critical Assessments of Leading Linguists

  • Noam Chomsky

    Critical Assessments Complete Set

    Edited by Carlos Otero

    First published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 1993-12-16
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    Critical Assessments of Leading Linguists