Lass, Roger

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LASS, Roger

LASS, Roger. American, b. 1937. Genres: Language/Linguistics. Career: Indiana University, lecturer, 1964-65, assistant professor, 1965-66, associate professor of English and linguistics, 1967-73; University of Edinburgh, Scotland, visiting lecturer, 1969-70, lecturer, 1973-78, reader in linguistics, 1978-82; University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, South Africa, visiting lecturer, 1982, professor of linguistics, 1983-; member of extramural faculty of Fife County Council and summer school faculty at Hughes Hall, Cambridge; lecturer at universities worldwide. Publications: (ed.) Approaches to English Historical Linguistics, 1969; (with J.M. Anderson) Old English Phonology, 1975; English Phonology and Phonological Theory: Synchronic and Diachronic Studies, 1976; (trans.) Dieter Wunderlich, Foundations of Linguistics, 1979; On Explaining Linguistic Change, 1980; Phonology: An Introduction to Basic Concepts, 1984; The Shape of English, 1987; Old English: a Historical Linguistic Companion, 1994. Address: Department of Linguistics, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch 7700, Republic of South Africa. Online address: [email protected]