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A Leonard Bloomfield Anthology

Leonard Bloomfield, Charles F. Hockett (Editor)

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Description

In the centenary year of Leonard Bloomfield's birth, this abridgment makes available a representative selection of the writings of this central figure in the history of linguistics.

"Hockett has achieved his purpose—to reveal Bloomfield's way of working, the general principles that guided his work, and last, but by no means least, to indicate how Bloomfield's interests and attitudes changed with the passing years."—Harry Hoijer, Language

University of Chicago Press, 9780226060712, 321pp.

Publication Date: July 27, 1987



About the Author

Leonard Bloomfield (1887-1949) was professor of linguistics at the University of Chicago and Yale University and the author of Language. Charles Hockett is the Goldwin Smith Professor Emeritus of Linguistics and Anthropology at Cornell University.

Leonard Bloomfield (1887-1949) was professor of linguistics at the University of Chicago and Yale University and the author of Language. Charles Hockett is the Goldwin Smith Professor Emeritus of Linguistics and Anthropology at Cornell University.