Terry Crowley (linguist)

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Terence Michael "Terry" Crowley (1 April 1953 – 15 January 2005)[1] was a linguist specializing in Oceanic languages as well as Bislama, the English-lexified Creole recognized as a national language in Vanuatu. From 1991 till his death he was a professor at the University of Waikato in New Zealand. Previously, he was with the Pacific Languages Unit of the University of the South Pacific in Vanuatu (1983–90) and with the Department of Language and Literature at the University of Papua New Guinea (1979–83).[2][3][4]

Selected works[edit]

Books[edit]

  • 1982. The Paamese language of Vanuatu. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.
  • 1984. Tunuen telamun tenout Voum. Port Vila: USP Centre. (with Joshua Mael)
  • 1985. Language development in Melanesia. Suva: Pacific Languages Unit, University of the South Pacific; and Department of Language and Literature, University of Papua New Guinea. (with John Lynch)
  • 1985. An introductory linguistics workbook. Port Moresby: Department of Language and Literature, University of Papua New Guinea. (with John Lynch)
  • 1987. An introduction to historical linguistics. Port Moresby and Suva: University of Papua New Guinea Press, and Institute of Pacific Studies, University of the South Pacific.
  • 1987. Grama blong Bislama. Suva: Extension Services, University of the South Pacific.
  • 1990. Kindabuk. Port Vila: University of the South Pacific. (with Claudia Brown)
  • 1990. Beach-la-Mar to Bislama: The emergence of a national language in Vanuatu. Oxford Studies in Language Contact. Oxford: Clarendon Press.
  • 1992. A dictionary of Paamese. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.
  • 1992. An introduction to historical linguistics, 2d ed. Auckland: Oxford University Press.
  • 1995. A new Bislama dictionary. Suva: Institute of Pacific Studies and Pacific Languages Unit (University of the South Pacific).
  • 1995. The design of language: An introduction to descriptive linguistics. Auckland: Longman Paul. (with John Lynch, Jeff Siegel, and Julie Piau)
  • 1997. An introduction to historical linguistics, 3d ed. Melbourne: Oxford University Press.
  • 1997. Navyan ovoteme Nelocompne ire (The voice of Erromangans today). Hamilton, New Zealand: Vanuatu Cultural Centre and Department of General and Applied Linguistics, University of Waikato.
  • 1998. An Erromangan (Sye) grammar. Oceanic Linguistics Special Publication No. 27. Honolulu: University of Hawaiʻi Press.
  • 1998. Ura. Languages of the World/Materials 240. München: LINCOM EUROPA.
  • 1999. Ura: A disappearing language of Southern Vanuatu. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.
  • 2000. An Erromangan (Sye) dictionary. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.
  • 2000. Literacy and translation in a Vanuatu language. Languages of the World 13. München: LINCOM EUROPA.
  • 2001. Te Reo 44: Studies in creole linguistics in memory of Chris Corne, 1942-1999. (with Jeff Siegel)
  • 2001. Languages of Vanuatu: A new survey and bibliography. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics. (with John Lynch)
  • 2002. Serial verbs in Oceanic: A descriptive typology. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • 2003. A new Bislama dictionary, 2d ed. Suva: Institute of Pacific Studies, University of the South Pacific.
  • 2004. Bislama reference grammar. Oceanic Linguistics Special Publication No. 31. Honolulu: University of Hawaiʻi Press.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cemetery search". Hamilton City Council. Retrieved 17 April 2014. 
  2. ^ Evans, Nicholas. 2005. Listening to the Pacific: In remembrance of Terry Crowley. Linguistic Typology 9: 157–163
  3. ^ Obituary Linguist List
  4. ^ Lynch, John (2005). In Memoriam, Terry Crowley 1953-2005. Oceanic Linguistics 44:223-241.

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