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Jakobson, Roman, 1896-1982

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    • Jacobson, Roman, 1896-1982
    • Янсен, Олаф, 1896-1982
    • I͡Ansen, Olaf, 1896-1982
    • Якобсон, Роман Осипович, 1896-1982
    • I͡Akobson, Roman Osipovich, 1896-1982
    • Якобсон, Р. (Роман), 1896-1982
    • I͡Akobson, R. (Roman), 1896-1982
    • Iakobsoni, Roman, 1896-1982
    • Yaḳovson, Roman, 1896-1982
    • Yākubsun, Rūman, 1896-1982
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        (edtf) 1896-10-10
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        (edtf) 1982-07-18
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    • found: Moudrost starých Čechů, 1943.
    • found: Besedy, 1982:t.p. (R. I͡Akobson) pref. (obit)
    • found: A Tribute to Roman Jakobson, 1896-1982, c1983:CIP t.p. (Roman Jakobson, 1896-1982)
    • found: Gamkrelidze, T. V. Indoevropeĭskiĭ i͡azyk i indoevropeĭt͡sy, 1984:t.p. (... R.O. I͡Akobsona) added t.p. (Roman Jakobson, Roman Iakobsonis)
    • found: Semyoṭiḳah, balshanut, poʼeṭiḳah, 1986- :v. 1, t.p. (Roman Yaḳovson) t.p. verso (Roman Jakobson [in rom.])
    • found: Min al-inshāʼīyah ilá al-dirāsah al-ajnāsīyah, 2007:p. 7 (Rūman Yākubsun)
    • found: Wikipedia, April 1, 2013(Roman Jaocobson; b. October 10, 1896 in Moscow, Russia; d. July 18, 1982; was a Russian American linguist and literary theorist; PhD fro Prague Univ. in 1930; in 1970, appointed professor emeritus at MIT; as a pioneer of the structural analysis of language, which became the dominant trend in linguistics during the first half of the 20th century, Jakobson was among the most influential linguists of the century. Influenced by the work of Ferdinand de Saussure, Jakobson developed, with Nikolai Trubetzkoy, techniques for the analysis of sound systems in languages, inaugurating the discipline of phonology. He went on to apply the same techniques of analysis to syntax and morphology, and controversially proposed that they be extended to semantics (the study of meaning in language). He made numerous contributions to Slavic linguistics, most notably two studies of Russian case and an analysis of the categories of the Russian verb. Drawing on insights from Charles Sanders Peirce's semiotics, as well as from communication theory and cybernetics, he proposed methods for the investigation of poetry, music, the visual arts, and cinema.)
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