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Michael John Robertson

lexicographer , researcher , translator

Michael John Robertson, British researcher, lexicographer, translator. Member British Comparative Literature Association, New Chaucer Society, International Comparative Literature Association, European Association Science.

Background

Robertson, Michael John was born on September 17, 1954 in Edinburgh, Scotland. Son of George and Kathleen Cameron (McPherson) Robertson.

Education

Bachelor, University Stirling, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy, University York, 1980.

Career

Research assistant University Augsburg, Federal Republic Germany, 1980-1984, University Paderborn, Federal Republic Germany, 1985-1986. Editorial assistant Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature, University Library, Cambridge, England, 1986-1988. Scientific editor Georg Thieme Publication, Stuttgart, Federal Republic Germany.

Abstracter English studies, Oxford, England, since 1984. Translator Polity Press, Cambridge, England, since 1988, Blackwell's, Cambridge, Mass, since 1988.

Works

  • Co-author Early Modern English Lexicography, 1989. President Socialist Society, Stirling University, 1973.

Membership

Member British Comparative Literature Association, New Chaucer Society, International Comparative Literature Association, European Association Science.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Collecting antiquarian books, playing bagpipes, chess.

Connections

Married Renate Schaller, May 12, 1989.

father:
George Robertson

mother:
Kathleen Cameron (McPherson) Robertson

spouse:
Renate Schaller