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  • 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...

  • Graphematik/Phonologie der Familiennamen Iby Kathrin Dräger; Christian Bochenek

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 475.00

    This essential work with its more than a thousand maps and commentaries is the first to document the surname stock of the Federal Republic of Germany by statistical occurrence and geographical distribution. It meets the interests of linguists with a grammatical part (three volumes) dealing with the phonematics, graphematics, mor-phematics and syntagmatics... more...

  • Oppa Swänzsko oc Oppa Danskoby Harry Perridon; Arend Quak

    Editions Rodopi 2006; US$ 95.20

    Inhalt Vorwort Michael SCHULTE: Die Bedeutung des Schädelfragments von Ribe für die Kürzung der älteren Runenreihe Arend QUAK: Zu den altschwedischen Glossen in der Handschrift C 923 der Universitätsbibliothek Uppsala Harry PERRIDON: On the Origin of the Vestjysk Stød Gea LINDEBOOM: Kolding Bys Bog, folia 158-170, the added pages Susanne KRAMARZ-BEIN:... more...

  • The Acquisition of Swedish Grammarby Gunlög Josefsson; Christer Platzack; Gisela Håkansson

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 173.00

    This book provides a number of studies of different aspects of Swedish child language. Some of the thematic chapters present original, unpublished data: on the acquisition of tense, on the range and frequency of different word order patterns in early child Swedish, related to the input, meaning the language of adults talking to the children or in... more...

  • Clausal Architecture and Subject Positionsby Sabine Mohr

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 158.00

    This book offers a comparative study of the Germanic languages. It promotes a new approach to the OV vs. VO classification, according to which all clauses have a universal base where the internal argument is always merged in SpecVP. Word order differences and their correlates result from an interaction of checking conditions, the EPP and different... more...

  • Comparative Studies in Germanic Syntaxby Jutta M. Hartmann; László Molnárfi

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2006; US$ 188.00

    This selection of papers presented at the 20th Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop brings together contributions that address issues in syntactic predication and studies in the nominal system, as well as papers on data from the history of English and German. Showing a strong comparative commitment, the contributions include studies on previously neglected... more...

  • Issues in Formal German(ic) Typologyby Werner Abraham; Jan-Wouter Zwart

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 195.00

    This book takes up a variety of general syntactic topics, which either yield different solutions in German, in particular, or which lead to different conclusions for theory formation. One of the main topics is the fact that languages that allow for extensive scrambling between the two verbal poles, V-2 and V-last, need to integrate discourse functions... more...

  • Nominal Phrases from a Scandinavian Perspectiveby Marit Julien

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 188.00

    This monograph presents a new model of the internal syntax of nominal phrases. The model is mainly based on Scandinavian, since with the wide range of variation that Scandinavian displays in the nominal domain, despite the close genetic relationship between the different varieties, Scandinavian is particularly well-suited for explorations into nominal... more...

  • Studies in Comparative Germanic Syntaxby Jan-Wouter Zwart; Werner Abraham

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 203.00

    This volume presents a collection of articles reporting on new research carried out within the theoretical framework of generative grammar on the comparative syntax of the Germanic languages. Divided in four main sections, the book focuses on issues of subordination and complementation (with emphasis on German/Dutch and Danish), displacement phenomena... more...