Reviews of Bolinger’s Books

The following listing is of reviews or references to reviews of Bolinger’s books found in his files and from other sources.  It is not necessarily a complete list of reviews and some citations are incomplete.  The books are in the order of publication.  The first item lists discussions that are not limited to a particular book by Bolinger.

  • General Articles and Books

Totori Hirata High School No. 14 textbook, February 1981, 61-65, by Yahata Narihito.  (A discussion of examples drawn from Bolinger’sPhrasal VerbMeaning and Form, and That’s That.  Includes an early bibliography of Bolinger.)

Voprosi eazikoznania (Linquistic Questions), “Voprosi obshei Lingvistiki V rabotah D. Bolindjera (Bolinger’s Work on Linguistic Questions),” January-February 1964, by T.M. Nikolaeva.

Hispania, Vol. 32 (Aug., 1949) 379-380, by Eddie Ruth Hutton.

  • Spanish Review Grammar ( see item 115 of full bibliography)

Hispania, 39 (May, 1956) 237-238, by Wm. Marion Miller.
Modern Language Journal, 40 (Oct., 1956) 369-370, by Evelyn E. Uhrhan.

  • Interrogative Structures of American English (see item 128 of full bibliography)

American Speech, no date, 119-123, by Ralph B. Long.
Word, 16 (1960) 119-125, by R.B. Lees.  A rejoinder by Bolinger appears in Word 16 (1960) 374-191.

  • Modern Spanish (see items 135 and 174 of full bibliography)

Hispania, 49 (Dec., 1966) 902-904, by Richard Barrutia and Seymour Menton.
Hispania, 50 (1967) 478-480, by _____Frank.  Rebuttal by Bolinger in “On ‘Modern Spanish’: A Dissenting View,” Hispania, 51 (May 1968) 281-283.

  • Generality, Gradience, and the All-or-None (see item 140 of full bibliography)

Biuletyn Polskiego Towarzystwa Jezykoznawczego, 22 (1963) 211-214, by Wiktor Jassem.

  • Forms of English: Accent, Morpheme, Order (see item 166 of full bibliography)

Phonetica, no date, 186-192, by H. Wode.
Quarterly Journal of Speech, Oct. 1968, 320, by Ralph Vanderslice.

  • Aspects of Language (3 Editions: see items 182, 229, and 270 of full bibliography)

1st Edition
Estudos Linguisticos, III, 1-2 (1968) 70-73, by Julio Ricci and Herman G. James.
International Review of Applied Linguistics, 8 (Feb. 1970) 78-81, by Friedrich Braun.
Jewish Language Review, 2 (1982) 112-113, by DLG.
Linguistics, 73 (1971) 105-114, by Miloslav Balaban.
New York Times Book Review, July 14, 1968, by Gloria Levitas.
Philologica Pragensia, 12 (1969) 46-47, by Jiri Nosek.
Record, The (Teachers College), 71 (Sept. 1969) 153-159, by Robert W. Blake

2nd Edition
Key Reporter, Phi Beta Kappa, (date ?)by Guy A. Cardwell.
Language Arts, “Perspectives,” (date?) 949, by Michael Stubbs.
Linguistics, TLS, Dec. 19, 1975, 1509, by Randolph Quirk.
Philologica Pragensia, 19 (1976), 211-213, by Helena Kubickova.
Rising Generation, The, 122, 4 (July 1, 1976) 33-34, (Kenkyusha Ltd.), by Testuyo Kunihiro

  • The Phrasal Verb in English (see item 204 of full bibliography)

Advocate, Baton Rouge, La., May 21, 1972, by Sarah Sue Thorpe.
Choice, Middletown, Conn., Jan. 1972.
English Studies, 55 (1974) 303-308, by Torben Vestergaard.
E.S. 8 (1978) 309-342; 9 (1979) 181-226, by Francisco Fernández Fernández.
Language and Style, 6 No. 3 (1973) 230-234, by F.R. Palmer.
Linguistic Reporter, February 1972, 8, by Charles Eastlack.
Modern Language Journal, 56 (1972) 530-531, by Bradford Arthur.
Totori Hirata – See above under “General Articles and Books.”

Journal of Linguistics 11 (1975) 316-319, by Rodney Huddleston.
Totori Hirata – See above under “General Articles and Books.”

English Teachers’ MagazineThe, 7 (1973) 96, (Taishokan), by Kosei Minamide.
Journal of Linguistics, 11 (1975) 316-319, by Rodney Huddleston.
Romance Philology, 32 (1979) 411-415, by G. Lepschy.

  • Intonation: Selected Readings (see item 213 of full bibliography)

Dutch Quarterly Review of Anglo-American Letters, 4 (1974) 181-185, by C. Gussenhoven.

Arels Journal, Spring 1978, by Michael Langenheim.
Durrant’s British Book News, December 1977, by V. Murray.
English Teachers’ MagazineThe, 2 (1978), (Taishokan), by Yuzou Murata.
Etudes Anglaises, 32 (1979) 332-?.
In Defense of Linguistic Theory, 1982 (?), by Frederick J. Newmeyer.
Language, 55 (1979) 684-687, by Michael L. Geis.
Lingua, 45 (1978) 175-183, by Dell Hymes.
Rising Generation, The, 3 (1978) 43, (Kenkyusha Ltd.), by Minoru Nakau.
System, 8 ( 1980) 268-270, by Lars Hermerén.
Totori Hirata – See above under “General Articles and Books.”
Year’s Work in English Studies,
 58 (1980?).

  • Language: the Loaded Weapon (see item 266 of full bibliography)

Anthropology of Consciousness, (date ?), by Roger W. Westcott.
Choice, April (?) 1981.
English World Wide, Jan. 1981, by Helen Weiss.
Interfaces, 15 (1981) 9-11, by RDP.
Justice, Apr. 7, 1981, 15, by Adam Sachs.
Language in Society, 11 (April 1982) 110-120, by Norman Fairclough.
Language Planning, June 1981, by Roger W. Wescott.
Language Studies, Jan. 30, 1981, 117, by Roy Harris.
London Review of Books, February-March 1981, 21, Randolph Quirk.
Los Angeles Times, June 11, 1982, by Charles Champlin.
MankindOfficial Journal of the Anthropological Society of Australia, (date ?), by Peter Sutton.
New York Times Magazine, Mar. 1, 1981, 9-10, by William Safire.
Palo Alto Weekly, June 24, 1981.
Peninsula Times Tribune (Palo Alto), Mar. 17, 1981, p. C1, by Rob Morse.
Peninsula Times Tribune (Palo Alto), May 27, 1981, p. B8.
Quarterly Review of Doublespeak, (date ?), by Walker Gibson.
Quinquereme, 4 (1981) 269-270, by Geoffrey Sampson.
Scholarly Publishing, 13 (1982) 373-374, by Lindsay Waters.
Sydney Morning Herald, (date ?), by Angela Bowne.
Verbatim, Winter 1980-81, 10.

  • Intonation and Its Parts: Melody in Spoken English (see item 298 of full bibliography)

American Speech, 64 (1989)168-175, by Mary Ritchie Key.
Choice, Jul.-Aug. 1986, by R.L. Fischer.
Journal of Linguistics, 1987 (?), by Gillian Brown.
Language, 63 (Sep., 1987) 637-643, by D. Robert Ladd.
Language, TLS, Aug. 29, 1986, 949, by David Crystal.
Lingua E Stile, 22 (Dec. 1987), 625 by I. Loi Corvetto.
Lingua Survey of Books, April 1986, 365.
Semiotica, 76-3/4 (1989) 217-244, by Ivan Fónagy.

(No entries)

  • Intonation and Its Uses: Melody in Grammar and Discourse (see item 316 of full bibliography)

Journal of the International Phonetic Association, 21 (1991) 102-104, by Wiktor Jassem.
Language, 66 (Dec. 1990) 806-816, by D. Robert Ladd.
Phi Sigma Mu Newsletter, 1 (Oct. 1989) 3.

  • Essays on Spanish: Words and Grammar (see item 323 of full bibliography)

Hispanic Review, 61 (Winter, 1993) 90-91, by Joel Rini.
South Central Review, 9 (Summer, 1992), 94-95, by Kenneth Graft.
Hispanófila, (1998) Larry D. King and M. Suñer.

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