Professor Tom Burton

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Professor Tom Burton

Name: Professor Tom Burton
Position: Emeritus Professor
Organisation: University of Adelaide
Department/Division: English
Organisation type: Academic
Website: www.adelaide.edu.au
Primary Areas: Literature & Publishing
Language & Literacy
Expertise: The English language (its history, usage, pronunciation, dialects, and varieties); dictionaries; medieval English literature; poetry (excluding Free Verse)
Notes: Founding Director of the Chaucer Studio (a non-profit organization that makes recordings of historical and regional texts in reconstructed period pronunciation) and of the associated Chaucer Studio Press. Member of the International Advisory Board of the European journal English Studies.