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  • Grammatikerwerb vor und nach der Pubertätby Christine Czinglar

    De Gruyter Mouton 2013; US$ 140.00

    The author presents a longitudinal study on verb placement in children who spontaneously learned German as a second language. It compares the position of the verb in main and subordinate clauses in two half-sisters whose mother tongue is Russian, and who came to Germany at the ages 8 and 14, respectively. The study shows that children and adolescents... more...

  • Germanic Standardizationsby Ana Deumert; Wim Vandenbussche

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2003; US$ 195.00

    This volume presents a comparative, socio-historical study of the Germanic standard languages (Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, English, Faroese, Frisian, German, Icelandic, Low German, Luxemburgish, Norwegian, Scots, Swedish, Yiddish as well as the Caribbean and Pacific Creole languages). Each of the 16 orginal chapters systematically discusses central aspects... more...

  • Standardizationby Andrew R. Linn; Nicola McLelland

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 165.00

    This volume presents fourteen case studies of standardization processes in eleven different Germanic languages. Together, the contributions confront problematic issues in standardization which will be of interest to sociolinguists, as well as to historical linguists from all language disciplines. The papers cover a historical range from the Middle... more...

  • Recent Developments in Germanic Linguisticsby Rosina L. Lippi-Green

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1992; US$ 158.00

    These are selected papers from the Second Annual Michigan/Berkeley Germanic Linguistics Roundtable held in April of 1991 at Ann Arbor. Topics include the evolution of the gender system, the delineation of the relative clause in historical texts, and language as a political tool in the new Europe. more...

  • STAEFCRAEFTby Elmer H. Antonsen; Hans Henrich Hock

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1991; US$ 158.00

    The first Symposium on Germanic Linguistics was organized at the University of Chicago by Jan Terje Faarlund. The notable success of this undertaking led Elmer H. Antonsen, Hans Henrich Hock, and James W. Marchand to arrange the Second Symposium on Germanic Linguistics at the University of Illinois. This volume contains revised versions of selected... more...

  • Johann Andreas Schmeller und die Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München.by Richard J. Brunner

    Duncker & Humblot 2010; US$ 130.91

    Hauptbeschreibung In diesem Band legt Richard J. Brunner ein Pendant zu seinem 1997 erschienenen Werk "Schmeller und die Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften" vor. Wie dort werden auch hier im Brennpunkt der Biographie eines bedeutenden Forschers des neunzehnten Jahrhunderts institutions-, wissenschafts- und landesgeschichtliche Aspekte versammelt.... more...

  • Germanistik studierenby Gunter E. Grimm; Simone Finkele; Klaus-Michael Bogdal; Stefan Scherer

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 16.19

    Das Studium der Germanistik befindet sich im Wandel. Module, Credit Points, Bachelor und Master heißen die neuen Taktgeber. Wer sich für das Fach entscheidet, sollte deshalb gut informiert sein. Diese Einführung bietet Interessierten und Studierenden einen Überblick über die Anforderungen des heutigen Studienalltags. Zusammengeführt werden dabei Fragen... more...

  • Verb Movement and Expletive Subjects in the Germanic Languagesby Sten Vikner

    Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 69.00

    This book is the study of two different kinds of variation across the Germanic languages. One involves the position of the finite verb, and the other the possible positions of the "logical" subject in constructions with expletive (or "dummy") subjects. The book applies the theory of Principles-and-Parameters to the study of comparative syntax. Several... more...

  • Die althochdeutsche und altsächsische Glossographieby Rolf Bergmann; Stefanie Stricker

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 587.00

    This is the first handbook on medieval glossography. Written by acknowledged experts in the field, the work introduces the reader to the subject and history of glossography, and in a comprehensive documentation section it provides an overview of glossed texts, of the chronological and geographical distribution of glossed manuscripts and of the quantity... more...