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  • Ships and Men in the Late Viking Ageby Judith Jesch

    Boydell & Brewer 2008; US$ 99.00

    A critical survey of the vocabulary of Viking ships and their crews, of fleets and sailing and battles at sea, based on the runic and skaldic evidence from c.950-1100, and studied within the context of Viking activity in the period. more...

  • The Germanic Languagesby Wayne Harbert

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 48.00

    Comparative linguistic survey of the full range of Germanic languages, providing a detailed account of their morphology, phonology and syntax. more...

  • The Syntax of Icelandicby Höskuldur Thráinsson

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 43.00

    A guide to the structure of Icelandic, focusing on characteristics that have contributed greatly to syntactic research. more...

  • Die sprachliche Benennung von Personen aus konstruktivistischer Sichtby Antje Hornscheidt

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 238.00

    This work describes the conventionalized possibilities of the gender specification of personal appellation and provides an extensive corpus analysis which elaborates on the intersectionality of gender constructions in Swedish, especially within the context of age and sexuality. more...

  • The Syntax of Tenselessnessby Anna-Lena Wiklund

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 168.00

    The Syntax of Tenselessness is an in-depth investigation of verb-verb agreement phenomena in Swedish, including pseudocoordinations of the form John started and wrote 'John started writing' and double participles of the form John had been-able written 'John had been able to write'. The claim is that the relevant constructions involve (disguised) infinitivals... more...

  • "Wikinger? im Mittelalterby Jana Krüger

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 196.00

    Our present-day view of the Vikings and their activities is based mainly on Swedish poetry of the romantic period, as well as the results of archaeological research in the 20th century. But what pictures were conjured up by Vikings and their travels in the Middle Ages? An answer to this question can be provided by medieval Scandinavian literature,... more...

  • Elektronische Informationsressourcen für Germanistenby Klaus Gantert

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 105.00

    Using significant examples, this volume offers an overview of the ever growing range of electronic information resources for scholars of German studies. Modern forms of library catalogues, bibliographies and article databases, as well as web catalogues, virtual special libraries, digital libraries, subject portals, electronic encyclopaedia and dictionaries... more...

  • Amsterdamer Beiträge zur älteren Germanistik. Band 65 – 2009.by Erika Langbroek; Arend Quak; Annelies Roeleveld

    Editions Rodopi 2009; US$ 92.00

    Inhalt Frederik Kortlandt: The Origin of the Vestjysk Stød Harry Perridon: How old is the Vestjysk Stød Wolfgang Beck: Neues zur Runeninschrift auf dem Goldbrakteaten Schonen II C Dietrich Schürr: Zu Z. 50 des Hiltibrantliedes Valentine A. Pakis: The Literary Status of Muspilli in the History of Scholarship: Two Peculiar Trends Kenny Louwen: Zur Lesart... more...

  • Studies in Germanic, Indo-European and Indo-Uralicby Frederik Kortlandt

    Editions Rodopi 2010; US$ 154.00

    The red thread which runs through this book is a quest for relative chronology of linguistic developments. The probability of a reconstruction can be judged against the background of the transitions which it implies for the linguistic system as a whole. The reconstructions are always bottom-up, never top-down. It follows that the chapters on Germanic... more...

  • The Acquisition of Word Orderby Marit Westergaard

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 149.00

    Within a new model of language acquisition, this book discusses verb second (V2) word order in situations where there is variation in the input. While traditional generative accounts consider V2 to be a parameter, this study shows that, in many languages, this word order is dependent on fine distinctions in syntax and information structure. Thus, within... more...