B. W. Andrzejewski

Bogumił Witalis "Goosh" Andrzejewski (1922–1994) was a Polish-born, British-naturalised linguist whose research focused on the Somali language.

Bogumił Witalis Andrzejewski
Born(1922-02-01)February 1, 1922
Poznań, Poland
DiedDecember 1, 1994(1994-12-01) (aged 72)
Other namesGoosh, Guś
TitleProfessor of Cushitic Languages and Literatures
Spouse(s)Sheila Weekes (married 1946)
Academic background
EducationOriel College, Oxford (BA 1947), SOAS (PhD 1962)
Doctoral advisorJ. R. Firth
Academic work
InstitutionsSOAS, University of London

Lists of Andrzejewski's works can be found in Appleyard & Hayward (1988, pp. 16–25), Banti & Ricci (1992, pp. 152–160), Johnson (1995, pp. 18–30), and Hayward & Lewis (1996, pp. xv–xxii).

General referencesEdit

  • Adam, Anita Suleiman (14 December 1994). "A Wise Scholar in Somalia; Obituary: BW Andrzejewski". The Guardian. London. p. 16.
  • Appleyard, David; Hayward, Dick (1988). "B.W. Andrzejewski". In Bechhaus-Gerst, Marianne; Serzisko, Fritz (eds.). Cushitic-Omotic: Papers from the International Symposium on Cushitic and Omotic Languages, Cologne, January 6–9, 1986. Hamburg: Helmut Buske Verlag GmbH. pp. 13–25.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  • Banti, Giorgio; Ricci, Lanfranco (1992). "Bogumił Witalis Andrzejewski «Goosh» (1922–1994)". Rassegna di Studi Etiopici (in Italian). 36: 143–160. JSTOR 41299779.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  • Finnegan, Ruth; Orwin, Martin (2011). "Introduction". Journal of African Cultural Studies. 23 (1, Carried by a Mystic Wind: B. W. Andrzejewski on the Somali Passion for Poetry and Language): 1–3. doi:10.1080/13696815.2011.581450.
  • Hayward, R. J.; Lewis, I. M., eds. (1996). "Introduction". Voice and Power: The Culture of Language in North-East Africa. Essays in Honour of B. W. Andrzejewski. African Languages and Cultures, Supplement. 3. London: SOAS. pp. ix–xxiii. JSTOR 586649.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  • Herbstein, Denis (May–June 1991). "The Alphabet War". Africa Report. 36 (3): 67–69. ISSN 0001-9836.
  • Johnson, John William (1995). "Bogumił Witalis "Goosh" Andrzejewski: Emeritus Professor of Cushitic Languages and Literatures school of Oriental and African Studies, University of London (1 February 1922–2 December 1994)". Northeast African Studies. New Series. 2 (1): 7–30. JSTOR 41931189.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  • Lewis, I. M. (6 December 1994). "Professor B. W. Andrzejewski". Obituaries. The Independent (2537). London. p. 14.
  • Orwin, Martin (1996). "Professor Bogumił Witalis Andrzejewski 1922–1994". Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies. 59 (1): 125. doi:10.1017/S0041977X00028603. JSTOR 619393.
  • Piłaszewicz, Stanisław (1995). "Professor Bogumił Witalis Andrzejewski (1 February 1922–2 December 1994)". Africana Bulletin. 43: 76–85. ISSN 0002-029X. Lay summaryAfricaBib.
  • Piłaszewicz, Stanisław (2012). "Professor Bogumił Witalis Andrzejewski: His Life, Scientific Activity, and Poetry" (PDF). Folia Orientalia. 49: 391–399. ISSN 0015-5675.[permanent dead link]
  • Samatar, Said S. (1998). "Remembering B. W. Andrzejewski: Poland's Somali Genius". Research in African Literatures. 29 (3): 208–219. JSTOR 3820630.

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