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  • Der mittelalterliche Tristan-Stoff in Skandinavienby Heiko Uecker

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 168.43

    The tale of Tristan and Isolde is one of the great European love stories. Based on material from Celtic sagas, it was given literary form in all European vernaculars in the Middle Ages. In Northern Europe, a French version was translated into Old Norwegian in 1226; this is of great significance, as the French source text by Thomas de Bretagne... more...

  • The Doctrines of US Security Policyby Heiko Meiertöns

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 88.00 US$ 72.16

    This evaluation of doctrines of US security policy examines to what degree they are consistent with international law. more...

  • Environmental Change in Siberiaby Heiko Balzter

    Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 234.75

    This book details environmental changes in Siberia with a focus on the terrestrial biosphere. It also discusses information system approaches that are being developed to safeguard and make accessible spatial and temporal data for environmental studies. more...

  • Language, Gender and Sexual Identityby Heiko Motschenbacher

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 149.00

    This book makes an innovative contribution to the relatively young field of Queer Linguistics. Subscribing to a poststructuralist framework, it presents a critical, deconstructionist perspective on the discursive construction of heteronormativity and gender binarism from a linguistic point of view. On the one hand, the book provides an outline of Queer... more...

  • Modality in Japaneseby Heiko Narrog

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 158.00

    Hierarchical clause structure is an important feature of most theories of grammar. While it has been an indispensable part of formal syntactic theories, functional theories have more recently discovered for themselves a ?layered structure of the clause?. A major focus of the current discussion on semanto-syntactic clause structure is the hierarchical... more...

  • Studien zur Rezeption Søren Kierkegaardsby Heiko Schulz

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 157.19

    The volume contains a collection of German and English essays dealing with the reception of Søren Kierkegaard which take a closer look at the terms ?appropriation? and ?reflection?. The double meaning in the subtitle is intended: The book not only discusses the (explicit) appropriation of and (implicit) reflection on the ideas of Kierkegaard... more...

  • Wilhelm Raabe zwischen Heldenepos und Liebesromanby Heiko Ullrich

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 179.66

    In 1898 Wilhelm Raabe proclaimed his historical narrative Hastenbeck to be the ?companion piece? to his 1888 novel Odfeld : ?In the wake of the Iliad from the Duchy of Braunschweig comes the Odyssey from the Duchy of Braunschweig.? By tracing how Raabe drew on the archetypes of the heroic epic ( The Iliad ), the love story ( The Odyssey... more...

  • Studien zur Philosophie und Theologie Søren Kierkegaardsby Heiko Schulz

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 157.19

    This volume presents a collection of published and unpublished writings on the philosophy and theology of Søren Kierkegaard. The broad range of texts and topics included in the volume extends from systematic introductory articles about fundamental theoretical and epistemological questions to specialized examinations of terminological,... more...

  • Zugehörigkeit durch Spracheby Heiko Hausendorf

    De Gruyter 2000; US$ 202.12

    The study proceeds from an inquiry into the way in which affiliation to social groups is signalized communicatively. The question is examined on the basis of a large corpus of authentic verbal exchanges (conversations) recorded in the years following German reunification. 'East German' and 'West German' are the social categories forming... more...

  • Untersuchungen zur Theorie der Grammatikalisierung am Beispiel des Westmitteldeutschenby Heiko Girnth

    De Gruyter 2000; US$ 123.50

    Hitherto, research on grammaticalization has been largely language-typological and universalist in its leanings and as such has been consistently gaining ground within the framework of German studies. The present monograph proposes a theory of grammaticalization collating various approaches and discussing them on a broad empirical basis.... more...