Blake, Norman Francis

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BLAKE, Norman Francis

BLAKE, Norman Francis. British (born Brazil), b. 1934. Genres: Language/Linguistics, Literary criticism and history, Biography, Translations. Career: Professor of English Language, University of Sheffield, since 1973. Lecturer, to Sr. Lecturer, University of Liverpool, 1959-73. Publications: Caxton and His World, 1969; Caxton's Quattros Sermones, 1973; The English Language in Medieval Literature, 1977; Non-Standard Language in English Literature, 1981; Shakespeare's Language, 1983; Textual Tradition of the Canterbury Tales, 1985; Traditional English Grammar and Beyond, 1988; William Caxten and English Literary Culture, 1991; An Introduction to the Language of Literature, 1990; The Language of Literature, 1993; Essays on Shakespeare's Language, 1996; A History of the English Language, 1996. EDITOR: (and trans.) The Saga of the Jomsvikings, 1962; The Phoenix, 1964; William Caxton's Reynard the Fox, 1970; Middle English Religious Prose, 1972; Selections from William Caxton, 1973; Caxton's Own Prose, 1973; Caxton: England's First Publisher, 1976; William Caxton: A Bibliographical Guide, 1985; The Index of Printed Middle English Prose, 1985; Cambridge History of the English Language, vol. II, 1066-1476, 1992. Address: Dept. of English Language & Linguistics, Sheffield S10 2TN, England.