Laurie Bauer

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Laurie Bauer
Born (1949-08-09) 9 August 1949 (age 70)
EducationUniversity of Edinburgh (PhD)
Known forworks on English morphology
AwardsRoyal Society of New Zealand's Humanities medal
Scientific career
FieldsMorphology, Word formation
InstitutionsVictoria University of Wellington
Doctoral advisorDuncan McMillan
Other academic advisorsJohn Lyons, David Abercrombie, Gill Brown, Keith Brown, John Laver, Jim Miller, John Anderson

Laurence (Laurie) Bauer FRSNZ (born 9 August 1949) is a British linguist and Emeritus Professor of Linguistics at Victoria University of Wellington.[1] He is known for his expertise on morphology and word formation.[2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10] Bauer is an Editor of the journal Word Structure. In 2017 he was awarded the Royal Society of New Zealand's Humanities medal.[11]

Life[edit]

Laurie was brought up in Yorkshire, where his parents moved when he was six years old. He attended King James’s Grammar School and was then accepted at Edinburgh in 1967 to do a course in French Language with General Linguistics and Phonetics. In the second year, he started linguistics. Bauer was admitted as a PhD student in October 1972. He finished his PhD in 1975 and started teaching in the English Department at Odense University, Denmark. He married Winifred Bauer in 1976.[12]

Books[edit]

  • Andersen, Erik & Laurie Bauer 1975. Engelske Udtaleøvelser ('English Pronunciation Exercises'). With accompanying tapes. Copenhagen: Gyldendal
  • The Grammar of Nominal Compounding with special reference to Danish, English and French, Odense University Press, 1978
  • American English Pronunciation, with J.M. Dienhart, H.H. Hartvigson & L. Kvistgaard Jakobsen, Copenhagen: Gyldendal, 1980
  • English Word-Formation, Cambridge University Press, 1983
  • Introducing Linguistic Morphology, Edinburgh University Press, 1988
  • Watching English Change, Longman, 1994
  • Vocabulary, Routledge, 1998
  • Morphological Productivity, Cambridge University Press, 2001
  • An Introduction to International Varieties of English, Edinburgh University Press, 2002
  • A Glossary of Morphology, Edinburgh University Press, 2004
  • Language Matters, With Janet Holmes and Paul Warren, Palgrave, 2006
  • The Linguistic Student's Handbook, Edinburgh University Press, 2007
  • Q and Eh. Questions and answers on language with a Kiwi twist, with Dianne Bardsley, Janet Holmes & Paul Warren, Random House, 2011. [This book reprinted articles which first appeared in the Dominion Post newspaper from October 2007]
  • Beginning Linguistics, Palgrave Macmillan, 2012
  • The Oxford Reference Guide to English Morphology, with Rochelle Lieber and Ingo Plag, Oxford University Press, 2013
  • Compounds and Compounding, Cambridge University Press, 2017
  • Rethinking Morphology, Edinburgh University Press, 2019

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Interview with Laurie Bauer" (PDF). www.skase.sk. Retrieved 12 January 2019.
  2. ^ Kenesei, István (1985). "Laurie Bauer, English Word-formation (review)". Studies in Language. 9 (3): 429–438. doi:10.1075/sl.9.3.09ken. Retrieved 21 January 2019.
  3. ^ Kastovsky, Dieter (1 January 1986). "English word-formation: Bauer, Laurie. London: Cambridge University Press, 1982, 311 pp., £7.50". System. 14 (3): 349–353. doi:10.1016/0346-251X(86)90032-1. ISSN 0346-251X.
  4. ^ Chung, Karen Steffen (2003). "Morphology Productivity (review)". The Canadian Journal of Linguistics. 48 (1): 80–82. doi:10.1353/cjl.2004.0005. Retrieved 21 January 2019.
  5. ^ Barddal, Johanna (16 September 2003). "Morphological Productivity (review)". Language. 79 (3): 646. doi:10.1353/lan.2003.0146. hdl:1854/LU-8562308. ISSN 1535-0665.
  6. ^ Rajagopalan, Kanavillil (18 August 2016). "Introducing linguistic morphology". Word. 62 (3): 199–201. doi:10.1080/00437956.2016.1208405.
  7. ^ Kaye, Alan S. (23 June 2005). "Introducing Linguistic Morphology (review)". Language. 81 (2): 509–510. doi:10.1353/lan.2005.0069. ISSN 1535-0665. Retrieved 21 January 2019.
  8. ^ Twardzisz, Piotr (9 July 2015). "Book Review: The Oxford reference guide to English morphology". Journal of English Linguistics. 43 (3): 253–256. doi:10.1177/0075424215592228.
  9. ^ Zonneveld, Wim (15 October 2014). "Laurie Bauer,Rochelle Lieber &Ingo Plag,The Oxford reference guide to English morphology.Oxford:Oxford University Press,2013. Pp. x + 691". Journal of Linguistics. 50 (3): 705–712. doi:10.1017/S0022226714000292. ISSN 0022-2267.
  10. ^ ten Hacken, Pius (26 November 2014). "Laurie Bauer, Rochelle Lieber & Ingo Plag The Oxford reference guide to English morphology. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. Pp. 704. ISBN 978-0-19-957926-6". English Language and Linguistics. 19 (1): 188–201. doi:10.1017/S1360674314000318. ISSN 1360-6743.
  11. ^ "Laurie Bauer". Retrieved 12 January 2019.
  12. ^ "Life of a lame" (PDF). Te Reo: The Journal of the Linguistic Society of New Zealand. November 2018.

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