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  • Geschichte der Edition in Skandinavienby Paula Henrikson; Christian Janss

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 182.00

    This volume presents a history of academic literary publishing in Scandinavian languages from the Middle Ages to the present time, with a focus on the publication of more recent literature and historical lines of connection. Historical review essays from an academic perspective, together with case studies about key editorial projects,... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 503.00

    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... more...

  • The Grimm Brothers and the Germanic Pastby Elmer H. Antonsen; James W. Marchand; Ladislav Zgusta

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1990; US$ 158.00

    The pioneering work of Jacob Grimm and Wilhelm Grimm in the areas of Germanic comparative and historical linguistics, lexicography, philology, and medieval studies places them squarely among the most important figures in the history of the language sciences. The contributions to this volume present a fascinating and timely reevaluation and reaffirmation... 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...

  • Minimal Words in a Minimal Syntaxby Gunlög Josefsson

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1998; US$ 158.00

    In Minimal Words in a Minimal Syntax the author combines a detailed description of the morphological structure of words in Swedish with a daring new approach to theoretical morphology, based on the Minimalist Program of Chomsky (1995) (as developed for syntactic structure). The X-bar theoretic approach to word structure of the Principles and Parameters... more...

  • New Trends in Nordic and General Linguisticsby Martin Hilpert; Jan-Ola Östman; Christine Mertzlufft; Michael Rießler; Janet Duke

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    This book offers a collection of papers that were presented at the 11th International Conference of Nordic and General Linguistics (ICNGL) in Freiburg. The ICNGL conference series provides an open forum for linguistic research in order to facilitate the exchange of ideas on Scandinavian and other languages, between researchers from the... 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...

  • Norn im keltischen Kontextby Christer Lindqvist

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 165.00

    Auch die Britischen Inseln waren von der wikingerzeitlichen Expansion ab dem 8. Jh. betroffen. Nördlich und westlich des dänischen Danelag in England entstanden norwegische Siedlungen auf den Shetland- und Orkneyinseln, in Nordschottland, auf den Hebriden, an der schottischen und nordenglischen Westküste, um die Irische See herum und südwärts. Waren... more...

  • On Complementation in Icelandic (RLE Linguistics E: Indo-European Linguistics)by Hoskuldur Thrainsson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    This study deals with the complementation of verbs in Icelandic. The main emphasis is on clausal complements of verbs and the syntactic rules that operate in and on such complements. This study is written with two kinds of readers in mind. First, it is written for the theoretical linguist who is looking for phenomena of general theoretical interest,... more...

  • On the Formal Syntax of the Westgermaniaby Werner Abraham

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1983; US$ 158.00

    It has often been noted that Dutch (and Frisian) reflects a particular stage of development between German and English. Phonologically, syntactically and morphologically, Dutch and German are closely related languages. Yet, there remain sufficient morphosyntactic differences in terms of language development. The contributions of this collection focus... more...