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  • On Complementation in Icelandicby Hoskuldur Thrainsson

    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...

  • An Elementary Grammar of Old Icelandicby Helen MacMillan Buckhurst

    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...

  • English in Nordic Universitiesby Anna Kristina Hultgren; Frans Gregersen; Jacob Thøgersen

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    The article focuses on the linguistic practices of international academic staff at the University of Copenhagen (UCPH) in the context of internationalization of higher education and the policy of parallel language use (PLU) at UCPH. Both Danish and English are foreign languages for the majority of the internationals at UCPH. Many see the academia at... more...

  • Georg Philipp Harsdörffers Universalitätby Stefan Keppler-Tasaki; Ursula Kocher

    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...

  • 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 Christian Bochenek; Kathrin Dräger

    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...

  • Geschichte der Edition in Skandinavienby Paula Henrikson; Christian Janss

    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...

  • 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...

  • A handbook of Germanic etymologyby V.E. Orel

    BRILL 2003; US$ 241.00

    A reconstruction of the Proto-Germanic vocabulary as attested in ancient and modern Germanic languages and projected to the Proto-Germanic level. It contains linguistic information giving an outline of Proto-Germanic language, culture and prehistoric tradition. more...

  • The Syntax of Tenselessnessby Anna-Lena Wiklund

    De Gruyter Mouton 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...