Quirk, (Lord) Randolph
QUIRK, (Lord) Randolph
QUIRK, (Lord) Randolph. British, b. 1920. Genres: Language/Linguistics. Career: Former Professor of English, University of Durham, and Quain Professor of English, University College, London, and Vice-Chancellor, University of London; President, British Academy. Publications: The Concessive Relation in Old English Poetry, 1954, 1973; (with C. L. Wrenn) An Old English Grammar, 1955, 1958; (with P. G. Foote) The Saga of Gunnlaug Serpent-Tongue, 1957; (with A. H. Smith) The Teaching of English, 1958, 1964; The Use of English, 1962, 1968; (with D. Crystal) Systems of Prosodic and Paralinguistic Features in English, 1964; (with J. Svartvik) Investigating Linguistic Acceptability, 1966; Essays on the English Language, 1968; (with S. Greenbaum) Elicitation Experiments in English: Linguistic Studies in Use and Attitude, 1970; (with S. Greenbaum, G. Leech and J. Svartvik) A Grammar of Contemporary English, 1972; The English Language and Images of Matter, 1972; (with S. Greenbaum) A University Grammar of English, 1973; The Linguist and the English Language, 1974; (co-author) Old English Literature, 1975; (with J. Svartvik) A Corpus of English Conversation, 1980; Style and Communication, 1982; (with S. Green- baum, G. Leech, and J. Svartvik) A Comprehensive Grammar of the English Language, 1985; Words at Work: Lectures on Textual Structure, 1986; (with S. Greenbaum) A Student's Grammar of the English Language, 1990; (with G. Stein) English in Use, 1990; (with G. Stein and Y. Terasawa) An Introduction to Standard English, 1993; Grammatical and Lexical Variance in English, 1995. Address: University College, Gower St, London WC1 6BT, England.