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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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 33.95
Colloquial Norwegian provides a step-by-step course in Norwegian as it is written and spoken today. Combining a user-friendly approach with a thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Norwegian in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language... 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 40.95
Danish: An Essential Grammar is a reference guide to the most important aspects of current Danish as it is used by native speakers. It focuses on those areas of Danish that pose particular problems for the learner but at the same time provides a broad general account of the language. The Grammar is the ideal source of reference for the learner... 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...