North American Scholar

HOUSEHOLDER, Fred Walter, Jr.

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  • Date of Birth (YYYY-MM-DD): 1913-02-01
  • Born City: Wichita
  • Born State/Country: KS
  • Parents: Fred Wolcott & Myrtle Brian Smith H.
  • Date of Death (YYYY-MM-DD): 1994-01-04
  • Death City: Bloomington
  • Death State/Country: IN
  • Married: Clarice Helen Bagley, 6 February 1935
  • Education:

    A.B. U. of Vermont, 1932; A.M. Columbia, 1934; Ph.D., 1941.

  • Professional Experience:

    Lectr. Columbia, 1938-46; asso. prof. Allegheny Coll., 1946-8; asst. prof to asso. prof., 1948-56; prof. 1956-65; chair linguistics, 1959-62; acting. chair classics, 1962-3; acting chair, linguistics, 1968-9; res. prof. classics & linguistics, Indiana U., 1965- chair linguistics dept., 1974-83; vis. asso. prof., Cornell, 1955-6; vis prof. linguistics, U. of Michigan, 1958; U. of Hawaii, 1965-6; U. of Colorado, 1970; Guggenheim fell., 1958-9; gen. ed., Cambridge Studies Linguistics. 1969-83, mem. AAAS, 1977; pres. Linguistic Society of America, 1981.

  • Publications:

    Quem deus vult perdere dementat prius,” CW 29 (1936) 165-7; “The Mock Decrees in Lucian,” TAPA  71 (1940) 199-216; “Παρῳδία,” TAPA (1941) xxxiv-xxxv; Anthology of Greek Prose Reproduced from the Teubner Florilegium (New York: Columbia U. Press, 1942). REVS: CW XXXVI 1943 154 White; “A Note on Manilius I,431-442?,” with J.R. Naiden, CP 37 (1942) 187-91; “Lucian’s Use of Inscriptions,” TAPA 74 (1943) xxii; “Παρῳδία,” CP 39 (1944) 1-9; “The First Chapter of the Poetics,” AJP 66 (1945) 266-78; “A Ptolemaic Graffito in New York,” with D.W. Prakken, TAPA 76 (1945) 108-16; Descriptive Analysis of Latin Declension,” Word 3 (1947) 48-58; “Nominative for Accusative,” Word 5 (1949) 202-4; English for Greeks. (Washington: ACLS, 1954); The Knossos Tablets: A Revised Transliteration of All the Texts in Mycenaean Greek Recoverable from Evans' Excavations of 1900-1904 Based on Independent Examination, translit. by E.L. Bennett, Jr., J. Chadwick & M. Ventris; 2nd ed. with corr. & add. by J. Chadwick J. with the assistance of Householder, BICS Suppl. 7 (London: Inst. of Class. Stud., 1959). REVS: StudClass II 1960 432 Frenkian | RPh XXXIV 1960 260-261 Bader | CPh LVII 1962 244-246 Whatmough | SPFB X 1961 E6 297 Bartoněk | Gnomon XXXIV 1962 578-579 Palmer; The Syntax of Apollonius Dyscolus (trans. & comm.) Stud. in the Theory & Hist. of Ling. Sc. 3; Stud. in the Hist. of Linguistics 23 (Amsterdam & Philadelphia: Benjamins, 1981). REVS: Language LVIII 1982 723 Swiggers | LEC LII 1984 170 Wouters | Mnemosyne XXXVIII 1985 424-426 Schenkeveld; “Pa-ro and Mycenean Cases,” Glotta 38 (1959) 1-10; “Early Greek -j-,” Glotta 39 (1960-1) 179-90; Problems in Lexicography, with Sol Saporta (Bloomington: Indiana U., 1962); Adjectives Before That-Clauses In English, with D. Alexander & P.H. Matthews (Bloomington: Indiana U., 1964; repr. 1977); Reference Grammar of Literary Dhimotiki, with Kostas Kazazis, and Andreas Koutsoudas (Bloomington: Indiana U., 1964); d D. Alexander, W. J. Kunz. Some Classes of Verbs In English, with D. Alexander & W.J. Kunz (Bloomington: Indiana U., 1964); Basic Course in Azerbaijani, with Mansour Lofti, (Bloomington: Indiana U., 1965); More Classes of Verbs in English, with Loraine Bridgeman (Bloomington: Indiana U. Linguistics Club, 1965); A Preliminary Classification Of Adverbs In English, ed. with Wolfgang Wölck & P H. Matthews (Bloomington: Indiana U., 1965); Readings in Linguistics II, ed. with Eric Hamp, Robert Austerlitz, & Martin Joos (Chicago: U. of Chicago Press, 1966; repr. 1995); “Word Classes in Ancient Greek,” Lingua 17 (1967) 103-28; Linguistic Speculations (Cambridge: Cambridge U. Press, 1971; repr. 2011); Structuralist: Selected Readings (ed.) (Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1972); Greek. A Survey of Recent Work, with G. Nagy, Ianua linguarum Ser. pract. 211 (Den Haag: Mouton, 1972). REVS: Kratylos XXII 1977 89-96 Rix ; “Greek Triglossia, with Costas Kazazis, in Studies in Modern Greek for American Students (Bloomington: Indiana U. Linguistics Club, 1974; Universe-Scope Relations in Chinese and Japanese(Bloomington: Indiana U. Linguistics Club, 1980); The Syntax of Apollonius Dyscolus (Amsterdam: Benjamins, 1981).

  • Sources:

    DAS 8:241; Byron W. Bender, "Fred Walter Householder," Language 73,3 (September 1997) 560-70.