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- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 168.00
This volume presents a history of academic literary publishing in Scandinavian languages from the Middle Ages to the present time, with a focus on the publication of more recent literature and historical lines of connection. Historical review essays from an academic perspective, together with case studies about key editorial projects, offer an introduction... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 149.00
This edition constitutes a reprint of Niels Ege?s English translation of Rasmus Rask?s prize essay of 1818, which appeared as volume XXVI in the Travaux du Cercle Linguistique de Copenhague in 1993. The prize essay was published in Danish in 1818. In contrast to other works by Rask, notably his introduction to the study of Icelandic, it was never... more...
- Vittorio Klostermann 2013; US$ 55.96
Hauptbeschreibung Der von Karl Kroeschell und Dorothee Mußgnug herausgegebene Briefwechsel zwischen den Rechtshistorikern Wilhelm Arnold (1826-1883) und Andreas Heusler (1834-1921) setzt 1858 ein, als beide in Basel tätig waren. Nach Arnolds Berufung an seine alte Marburger Fakultät übernahm Heusler 1863 den freigewordenen Lehrstuhl. In der bis zu... more...
- Wallstein Verlag 2013; US$ 31.96
Hauptbeschreibung Johann Georg Hamann wurde in der älteren literaturgeschichtlichen Forschung vielfach als bloßer Vorläufer Herders betrachtet, dessen literarischer Spürsinn und irrationaler Glaube ihren Ausdruck in orakelnden Aphorismen fanden und deswegen von der jüngeren Generation als krauses Originalgenie verehrt wurde. Die völlig disparate... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 140.00
In the primarily oral culture of the medieval court, authors of sophisticated literary texts still took into account forms of reception beyond the words themselves, including, for example, the role of performers, who they sometimes mentioned in paratexts. They also attempted at times to inscribe reception modes in the texts themselves. These modes... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 140.00
Germania Semitica describes linguistic and cultural Semitic influences on Early Germanic at two points in space and time: (1) Fifth to third century Proto-Germanic when a Phoenician, namely Carthaginian, superstrate influenced the lexicon, grammar, writing system, and religion in the Germanic homeland, (2) the pre-Christian British Isles, when Semitic... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 182.00
In using runic inscriptions as evidence for sound change, we tend to focus on the interpretation of individual texts, rather than examining the dataset as a whole.This study aims at the phonological analysis of a corpus of 90 runic inscriptions on the Continent to test claims that the phonological processes which characterise Old High German and Old... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 33.95
Colloquial Icelandic is easy to use and completely up to date! Specially written by experienced teachers for self-study or class use, the course offers a step-by-step approach to written and spoken Icelandic. No prior knowledge of the language is required. What makes Colloquial Icelandic your best choice in personal language learning? ... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 158.00
The present volume contains a selection of papers presented at the 23rd and 24th Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop held at the University of Edinburgh and the Hogeschool-Universiteit Brussels. The contributions provide new perspectives on several topics of current interest for syntactic theory on the basis of comparative data from a wide range of... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 49.95
This white paper is part of a series that promotes knowledge about language technology and its potential. It addresses educators, journalists, politicians, language communities and others. The availability and use of language technology in Europe varies between languages. Consequently, the actions that are required to further support research and development... more...