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  • The Language of the Parker Chronicleby C. Sprockel

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 123.54

    The reception accorded to the first volume of this book has en­ couraged me to redeem my promise to write a sequel on the word­ formation and syntax of the same text. (It is hoped that my edition of the text which forms the basis of these studies will appear in due course. ) Since these aspects of Old English have been virtually ig­ nored by scholars... more...

  • Studies in Comparative Germanic Syntaxby H. Haider; S. Olsen; S. Vikner

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 190.94

    o. COMPARATIVE GERMANIC SYNTAX This volume contains 13 papers that were prepared for the Seventh Workshop on Comparative Germanie Syntax at the University of Stuttgart in November 1991. In defining the theme both of the workshop and of this volume, we have taken "comparative" in "comparative Germanic syntax" to mean that at least two languages should... more...

  • Hölderlin?s Dionysiac Poetryby Lucas Murrey

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 97.71

    This book casts new light on the work of the German poet Friedrich Hölderlin (1770 ? 1843), and his translations of Greek tragedy. It shows Hölderlin?s poetry is unique within Western literature (and art) as it retrieves the socio-politics of a Dionysiac space-time and language to challenge the estrangement of humans from nature and one other. In... more...

  • Innovation und Persuasion in der Presseby Sabine Heyne; Bastian A. Vollmer

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 21.70

    Die Autoren untersuchen anhand von gegensätzlicher Zeitungsgenres (Bild und Süddeutsche Zeitung) neben Form und Verteilung die persuasive Verwendung von Neologismen innerhalb der Thematik ?Libyenkrieg?. Sie zeigen, dass beide Zeitungen auf überraschend ähnliche Weise expressive und persuasive Neologismen verwenden. Diese Annäherung der Zeitungsgenres... more...

  • The Grammar of Identityby Volker Gast

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    English self -forms and related words from other Germanic languages (e.g. Dutch zelf, Swedish själv, etc.) are used in two different functions: as ?intensifiers? (e.g. The president himself made the decision ) and as markers of reflexivity ( John criticized himself). On the basis of a comparative syntactic and semantic analysis, this book addresses... more...

  • Code-switching in Bilingual Childrenby Katja F. Cantone

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 146.01

    This study investigates the issue of code-switching in young bilingual children, in particular, intra-sentential switches, that is, mixing within an utterance. The data come from five bilingual Italian/German ch- dren (age 1;8 to 5 years), who grew up in Hamburg, Germany. The term bilingual is used in order to describe a person who has been exposed... more...

  • Case and Linking in Language Comprehensionby Markus Bader; Josef Bayer

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 190.94

    German is a language which has received a lot of attention in linguistics, and data from German had a substantial in?uence on the formation of linguistic theory. The in?uence this language had so far on psycholinguistics and on s- tactic processing in particular is much more limited, although the last 10 years have seen a growing interest in psycholinguistic... more...

  • Perspectives on Aspectby Henk J. Verkuyl; Henriette De Swart; Angeliek Van Hout

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 59.52

    The aim of this book is two-fold: to offer a retrospective view on the past thirty years of research on aspectuality and temporality as well as to develop new perspectives on the future development of the field. Articles contain overviews of the development of the field and/or present the state of the art of current research, suggesting new and upcoming... more...

  • Swedish: An Essential Grammarby Ian Hinchliffe; Philip Holmes

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 47.95

    This fully revised second edition of Swedish: An Essential grammar incorporates the changes proposed to the Swedish grammar by Svenska Akademiens Grammatik. All examples have been fully updated, the bibliography has been expanded and a number of tables clarified. Swedish: An Essential grammar provides a fresh and accessible description of... more...

  • Deklinationsklassen-Wandelby Sebastian Kürschner

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 179.66

    This study is concerned with the history of declension classes in four Germanic languages - German, Dutch, Swedish and Danish. Detailed studies in language history explore the genesis, change and structure of the present-day systems. A comparison of the language histories makes parallels and divergences particularly clear. Using many examples... more...