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Alexander, Louis George (1932–2002), language teacher and author

Christopher Brumfit.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 1021 words.

Alexander, Louis George (1932–2002), language teacher and author, was born Elias George Ftyaras on 15 January 1932 at 116 Sutherland Avenue, Maida Vale, London, the son of George Elias...

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Algirdas Julien Greimas

Overview page. Subjects: Linguistics — Literary Theory and Cultural Studies.

(1917–92)

*Structuralist, semiologist, whose work influenced figures as diverse as Roland Barthes and Fredric Jameson (an avid exponent of Greimas's semiotic squares). He was part...

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Child, Francis James

Benjamin Franklin.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Publishing; Education; Linguistics; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 827 words.

Child, Francis James (01 February 1825–11 September 1896), philologist and editor, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Joseph Child, a sailmaker, and Mary James. After attending...

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Child, Francis James (1825–1896), philologist and ballad scholar

Sigrid Rieuwerts.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 1344 words.

Child, Francis James (1825–1896), philologist and ballad scholar, was born on 1 February 1825 in Boston, Massachusetts, to Joseph Child (1792–1879), sailmaker, and his wife, Alice, née Jame...

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Conches, William de (c. 1085–c. 1154), grammarian and commentator on classical texts

John Marenbon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Classical Studies. 1282 words.

Conches, William de (c. 1085–c. 1154), grammarian and commentator on classical texts, derived from Conches in south-east Normandy. The most important source for his life is the Metalogicon ...

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denotation and connotation

Overview page. Subjects: Linguistics — Literary Theory and Cultural Studies.

Two interrelated orders of meaning operating simultaneously in a single cultural object: the first order, denotation, functions to state ‘what is’; the second order, connotation, functions...

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dialogism

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies — Linguistics.

1. In literary works, Bakhtin's term for a style of discourse in which characters express a variety of (potentially contradictory) points of view rather than being mouthpieces...

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Follett, Wilson

Robert L. Gale.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online September 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 1264 words.

Follett, Wilson (21 March 1887–07 January 1963), author and editor, was born Roy Wilson Follett in North Attleboro, Massachusetts, the son of Charles William Follett, a worker in a...

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Furnivall, Frederick James (1825–1910), textual scholar and editor

William S. Peterson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 3882 words.

Furnivall, Frederick James (1825–1910), textual scholar and editor, was born on 4 February 1825 in Egham, Surrey, the eldest of the nine children of George Frederick Furnivall (1781–1865)...

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Louis Hjelmslev

Overview page. Subjects: Linguistics — Literary Theory and Cultural Studies.

(1899–1965), Danish linguist, founder and leader of the Linguistic Circle of Copenhagen.

He counts as one of the major exponents of European structural linguistics after Saussure....

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