Językoznawczy mariaż tradycji z nowoczesnością. Profesor Antonina Grybosiowa (1932–2016)
The Linguistic Marriage of Tradition with Modernity. Professor Antonina Grybosiowa (1932–2016)
The text commemorates Professor Antonina Grybosiowa. It provides a succinct coverage of the salient facts from the scholar’s biography and underscores the idiosyncrasy of her scholarly persona, namely, being able to combine reverence for tradition, for the history of language, with a penchant for innovative ideas in the field of linguistics, like at its time: sociolinguistics, or later, cultural linguistics. The said marriage compels the linguistic research conducted by Antonina Grybosiowa to focus on describing the evolution of language and cultural awareness of Poles.
Key words: Antonina Grybosiowa, history of the Polish language, sociolinguistics, pragmalinguistics