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Although it is widely thought that structural linguistics began abruptly with the publication of Saussure's 'revolutionary' Course in General Linguistics, the work of E. F. K. Koerner has demonstrated that Saussure, for all his originality, remained true to the basic tenets of his 19th-century predecessors. In this volume, the development of modern linguistics before, during and after Saussure is traced in 20 studies honouring the scholar who has done more than anyone else to professionalize linguistic historiography during the last quarter century. Among the wide range of topics covered are: Read more...
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Ernst Frideryk Konrad Koerner (born 5 February 1939), usually cited as E. F. K. Koerner, is an author, researcher, professor of linguistics, and historian of linguistics.
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