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- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1992; US$ 149.00
This book provides an analysis of the passive phenomenon in general and of Norwegian passive constructions in particular. Related topics such as English passive constructions and Norwegian ergative constructions are also examined. The analysis is carried out within a Government and Binding framework. Chapter 1 contains a very brief introduction to... more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 168.00
Georg Philipp Harsdörffer? lawyer, scholar and mathematician, patrician, diplomat and judge ? has in recent decades become one of the most studied Baroque authors. His work had a distinct international orientation and encompassed nearly all areas of 17th century knowledge. It thus became the fulcrum for the European literary relationships and discourse... more...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 140.00
In the primarily oral culture of the medieval court, authors of sophisticated literary texts still took into account forms of reception beyond the words themselves, including, for example, the role of performers, who they sometimes mentioned in paratexts. They also attempted at times to inscribe reception modes in the texts themselves. These modes... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1994; US$ 75.00
The Unaccented Vowels of Proto-Norse attempts to analyse the unaccented vowel system attested in the proto-Norse period, as partially attested in the older runic inscriptions in the elder futhark. Each chapter in turn assesses the evidence for unaccented syllables of a particular category, whether inflectional or derivational, and decides whether... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 158.00
The present volume contains a selection of papers presented at the 23rd and 24th Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop held at the University of Edinburgh and the Hogeschool-Universiteit Brussels. The contributions provide new perspectives on several topics of current interest for syntactic theory on the basis of comparative data from a wide range of... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 168.00
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, offer an introduction... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 105.00
The first available Elementary Grammar of Old Icelandic in the English language, this book is primarily intended for the beginner. To this end, the greater part of the space is devoted to a detailed treatment of the inflexions and of such points of syntax as are likely to cause difficulties. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 170.00
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...