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  • Colloquial Icelandicby Daisy Neijmann

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Colloquial Icelandic provides a step-by-step course in Icelandic as it is written and spoken today. Combining a user-friendly approach with a thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Icelandic in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language... more...

  • On Complementation in Icelandicby Hoskuldur Thrainsson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    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$ 100.00

    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...

  • The Germanic Languagesby Ekkehard Konig; Johan van der Auwera

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 88.95

    Written by a team of international specialists, this unique reference work provides an up-to-date and comprehensive survey of twelve Germanic languages from English and German to Faroese and Yiddish. more...

  • Language Contact and the Origins of the Germanic Languagesby Peter Schrijver

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    History, archaeology, and human evolutionary genetics provide us with an increasingly detailed view of the origins and development of the peoples that live in Northwestern Europe. This book aims to restore the key position of historical linguistics in this debate by treating the history of the Germanic languages as a history of its speakers. It focuses... more...

  • Grammatikerwerb vor und nach der Pubertätby Christine Czinglar

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00

    The author presents a longitudinal study on verb placement in children who spontaneously learned German as a second language. It compares the position of the verb in main and subordinate clauses in two half-sisters whose mother tongue is Russian, and who came to Germany at the ages 8 and 14, respectively. The study shows that children and adolescents... 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...

  • Investigation of the Origin of the Old Norse or Icelandic Languageby Rasmus Rask; Niels Ege; Frans Gregersen

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 149.00

    This edition constitutes a reprint of Niels Ege?s English translation of Rasmus Rask?s prize essay of 1818, which appeared as volume XXVI in the Travaux du Cercle Linguistique de Copenhague in 1993. The prize essay was published in Danish in 1818. In contrast to other works by Rask, notably his introduction to the study of Icelandic, it was never... more...

  • Briefwechsel Wilhelm Arnold und Andreas Heuslerby Karl Kroeschell; Dorothee Mußgnug; Karl Kroeschell; Dorothee Mußgnug

    Vittorio Klostermann 2013; US$ 111.13

    Der von Karl Kroeschell und Dorothee Mußgnug herausgegebene Briefwechsel zwischen den Rechtshistorikern Wilhelm Arnold (1826-1883) und Andreas Heusler (1834-1921) setzt 1858 ein, als beide in Basel tätig waren. Nach Arnolds Berufung an seine alte Marburger Fakultät übernahm Heusler 1863 den freigewordenen Lehrstuhl. In der bis zu Arnolds plötzlichem... more...

  • Querdenker der Aufklärungby Sven-Aage Jørgensen

    Wallstein Verlag 2013; US$ 31.97

    Hauptbeschreibung Johann Georg Hamann wurde in der älteren literaturgeschichtlichen Forschung vielfach als bloßer Vorläufer Herders betrachtet, dessen literarischer Spürsinn und irrationaler Glaube ihren Ausdruck in orakelnden Aphorismen fanden und deswegen von der jüngeren Generation als krauses Originalgenie verehrt wurde. Die völlig disparate... more...