Joseph Desmond O'Connor

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Joseph Desmond O'Connor
Born10 December 1919
Died15 July 1998 (aged 78)
Known forworks on English phonetics
Scientific career
FieldsPhonetics
InstitutionsUniversity College London
Doctoral studentsYadollah Samareh, John C. Wells

Joseph Desmond O'Connor (10 December 1919 – 15 July 1998) was a British linguist and Professor of Phonetics at University College London.[1] A festschrift in his honor edited by Jack Windsor Lewis, was published by Routledge in 1995.[2]

Books[edit]

  • O’Connor, J. D. (1967). Better English pronunciation (rev. 1980). Cambridge University Press
  • O’Connor, J. D. (1971). Advanced phonetic reader. Cambridge University Press
  • O’Connor, J. D. (1973). Phonetics. Penguin
  • O’Connor, J. D., & Arnold, G. F. (1961). The intonation of colloquial English. Longman
  • O’Connor, J. D., & Arnold, G. F. (1973). The intonation of colloquial English (2nd ed.). Longman
  • O’Connor, J. D., & Fletcher, C. (1989). Sounds English. Longman

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Wells, John (2012). "O'Connor, J. D.". The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. American Cancer Society. doi:10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0877. ISBN 9781405194730.
  2. ^ Windsor Lewis, J. (Ed.). (1995). Studies in general and English phonetics: Essays in honour of Professor J. D. O’Connor. London, England: Routledge.