Henry Allan Gleason (linguist)
|Henry Allan Gleason|
With his brother, mathematician Andrew Mattei Gleason (left), in Toronto, 1969
|Born||April 18, 1917|
|Died||January 13, 2007(aged 89)|
|Institutions||University of Toronto|
|Alma mater||Hartford Seminary|
Henry Allan 'Al' Gleason, Jr. (April 18, 1917 – January 13, 2007) was a linguist and Professor Emeritus at the University of Toronto. He taught at the university for many years and retired in the 1980s.
His text "Introduction to Descriptive Linguistics" (with an accompanying workbook)  was positively reviewed in Language. The review described the book as a suitable update to Leonard Bloomfield's well-known textbook Language.
- Summer Newsletter: 1. August 2008. Missing or empty
- Praxis: News from Hartford Seminary XIX (1): 10. April 2007. Missing or empty
- Gleason, Henry Allan (1961). An Introduction to Descriptive Linguistics. Toronto: Holt, Rinehart and Winston. p. 503. ISBN 978-0-03-010465-7.
- Agard, Frederick B.; William G. Moulton (1956-07-01). "Review of "An Introduction to Descriptive Linguistics"". Language 32 (3): 469–477. doi:10.2307/410568. ISSN 0097-8507. JSTOR 410568.
- "Gleason, H. Allan Jr.". Hartford Courant. 2011. Retrieved 12 June 2011.
Gleason, H. Allan Jr. January 18, 2007
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