Albert Willem de Groot

Groot, Albert Willem de

 

Born Jan. 13, 1892, in Groningen; died 1963. Dutch philologist.

Groot’s specialty was general linguistics. He was a professor at the universities of Groningen (from 1919). Amsterdam (from 1921), California and Vancouver (from 1951), Washington (1952), and Utrecht (1956). He produced important works in structural linguistics and poetics.

WORKS

A Handbook of Antique Prose—Rhythm. The Hague. 1919.
Structurele synlaxis. The Hague, 1949.
Inleiding tot de algemene taalwetenschap: Tevens inleiding tot de grammatica van het hedendaagse Nederlands. 3rd ed. Groningen, 1968.