Groot, Albert Willem de

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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.


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.
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