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

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 269.00

    The German language, due to its verb-final nature, relatively free order of constituents and morphological Case system, poses challenges for models of human syntactic processing. This book develops an account of the processing steps that underly language comprehension. It contains introductions to human syntactic processing. more...

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

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 89.99

    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...

  • Derivations and Evaluationsby Hans Broekhuis

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 210.00

    This study shows that Scandinavian object shift and so-called A-scrambling in the continental Germanic languages are the same, and aims at providing an account of the variation that we find with respect to this phenomenon by combining certain aspects of the Minimalist Program and Optimality Theory. More specifically, it is claimed that representations... more...

  • The Germanic Strong Verbsby Robert Mailhammer

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 196.00

    Through the use of an innovative methodological framework combining typology, comparative linguistics, historical morphology, and quantitative etymology, this book presents a diachronic analysis of the morphology of the Germanic strong verbs as well as a quantitative and up-to-date picture of the etymological connections between the strong... more...

  • English Prosodic Morphologyby Sabine Lappe

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 219.00

    Linguistic academics and speech therapists will find here the first modern book-length empirical study and theoretical account of English truncatory processes. On the basis of a corpus comprising some 3000 derivatives, the book provides a systematic investigation of the structural properties of six different patterns of English name truncation and... more...

  • Deklinationsklassen-Wandelby Sebastian Kürschner

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 210.00

    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...

  • Überzeugungsstrategienby Angelos Chaniotis; Amina Kropp; Christine Steinhoff

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 59.99

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  • The Phonology of Danishby Hans Basboll

    Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 249.99

    The book is the most comprehensive account of the phonology of Danish ever published in any language. It gives a clear analysis of the sound patterns of modern Danish and examines the relations between its speech sounds and grammar. The author develops new models for the analysis of phonology and morphology-phonology interactions, and shows how these... more...

  • The Syntax of Old Norseby Jan Terje Faarlund

    Oxford University Press, UK 2004; US$ 62.99

    This is the first account of Old Norse syntax for almost a hundred years and the first ever in a non-Scandinavian language. The language of the Vikings and of the Old Icelandic sagas is the best documented medieval Germanic language: the author presents a full analysis of its syntax and overviews of its phonology and morphology. He includes a complete... more...