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  • 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 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...

  • "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...

  • Productivityby Jóhanna Barðdal

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 143.00

    Productivity of argument structure constructions is a new emerging field within cognitive-functional linguistics. The term productivity as used in linguistic research contains at least three subconcepts: ?extensibility?, ?regularity?, and ?generality?. The focus in this study of case and argument structure constructions in Icelandic is on the concept... 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...

  • Verbal Prepositions and Argument Structureby Mai Ellin Tungseth

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 173.00

    This book investigates different types of verb-PP combinations and examines the types of meanings which arise when the argument structure of the PP fuses with the verbal argument structure. Focussing mainly on data from Norwegian, the book investigates three different empirical domains of PP-VP combinations and concludes that the arising interpretations... more...