Modern Languages, Brasenose College Oxford, BA, 1963 (subsequently MA)
PhD Cornell University, General Linguistics, 1972
Lecturer in Linguistics, University of Aberdeen, 1974-1988
General Linguistics; Pragmatics; Theory of Translation.
Semantics; Pragmatics; History of Linguistics.
History of ideas about language, with special reference to the seventeenth century.
Occasional publication of verse translations.
Subject notes for courses formerly taught at Jesus College: Modern Languages and Linguistics
See also Centre for Linguistics and Philology website.