SVARTVIK, Jan. Swedish, b. 1931. Genres: Language/Linguistics. Career: Research Assistant, and Assistant Director, Survey of English Usage, University College, London, 1961-65; Lecturer, 1965-66 and Reader, 1966- 70, University of Gothenburg; Professor of English, University of Lund, Sweden, 1970-95. Co-ed., Lund Studies in English, 1970-95; Brown University, Providence, RI, visiting professor, 1969. Publications: On Voice in the English Verb, 1966; (with others) Investigating Linguistic Acceptability, 1966; The Evans Statements: A Case for Forensic Linguistics, 1968; (with others) Computational Experiments in Grammatical Classification, 1969; (with others) A Grammar of Contemporary English, 1972; (with others) A Comprehensive Grammar of the English Language, 1985; (with others) A Communicative Grammar of English, 1995; (with others) Handbok i engel- ska, 2001; Politikens bog om engelsk, 2001. EDITOR: (co-) A Corpus of English Conversation, 1980; The London-Lund Corpus of Spoken English, 1990; Directions in Corpus Linguistics, 1991; Words, Proceedings, 1996 1991; Words, Proceedings, 1996.