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"... für unseren Betrieb lebensnotwendig ...": Georg von Holtzbrinck als Verlagsunternehmer im Dritten ReichDe Gruyter 2008; US$ 119.00
This study is the first academic analysis of Georg von Holtzbrinck's business activities before 1948. His companies were on the whole rather insignificant. However, the skill with which Holtzbrinck experimented in manipulating these instruments was already an early indicator of his subsequent company strategies. The study provides insights into unexplored... more...
- Seven Stories Press 2014; US$ 23.95
Set in the 1960s in Johannesburg, London, and New York, and told in a young theater director's letters home to a friend who is a struggling novelist, here is the true story of one of South Africa's national treasures, co-founder of the Market Theatre, director of the early productions of the plays of Athol Fugard, and mentor to a generation of South... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 158.00
This ambitious and ground-breaking book examines the linguistic studies produced by missionaries based on the Pacific Northwest Coast of North America (and particularly Haida Gwaii) during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Making extensive use of unpublished archival materials, the author demonstrates that the missionaries were responsible... more...
- Jagiellonian University Press 2012; US$ 40.00
Among many types of life-writing genres that recently have not only become central to contemporary academic discourse, but also attracted wide readership, the biographical novel deserves special attention. Authors on Authors examines biographical-novel-about-a-writer – a sub-genre of biographical novel which takes a real writer and his/her life... more...
- De Gruyter 1992; US$ 154.00
Deonomastik : Ableitungen auf der Basis von Eigennamen im Französischen : unter vergleichender Berücksichtigung des Italienischen, Rumänischen und Spanischen more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 112.00
This book contains a selection of annotated glosses and texts on the subject of language that were published in the Frankfurter Zeitung during the Nazi period in an attempt to bypass official censorship. An extensive introduction elucidatesthe position of the paper in the media landscape of the Third Reich, contemporary controversies concerning ?internal... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1985; US$ 158.00
This volume is concerned with one of the few thorough-going Labovian studies carried out in Britain. Based on a survey of over hundred randomly selected informants from the towns of Bradford, Halifax and Huddersfield, it deals first with the methodology employed, and then sketches some aspects of the ?traditional? dialects of the area before describing... more...
- De Gruyter 1988; US$ 133.00
"Früh-Antisemitismus" in Deutschland (1789 - 1871/72) strukturelle Untersuchungen zu Wortschatz, Text und Argumentation more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1994; US$ 158.00
In this volume two monographs are reprinted in their entirety; these texts by the most distinguished phonetician of the first half of this century, Giulio Panconcelli-Calzia (1878-1966), are even today still the most comprehensive accounts of the 3000-year history of the study of sound by humans. An introduction in English on the history of phonetics... more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 154.00
This monograph on the verb have in the function of a full verb asserts that have-constructions in the syntactic analysis are to be placed in relationship with absolute with-constructions (cf. Mit den Füßen auf dem Tisch erwarte ich meine Schwiegereltern [Literal translation: With my feet on the table I expect my parents-in-law]). Furthermore, the study... more...