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  • "... Mein ist die Sprache."by Alexander Horn

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2014; US$ 53.79

    Die vorliegende Arbeit nähert sich der Sprach-Arbeit Alfred Kerrs über die Analyse der grundlegenden Sprachreflexionen des Schriftstellers und Kritikers. Zugleich fokussiert die Studie eine bislang nur am Rande zur Kenntnis genommene Form der Sprachkritik im Medium der Presse. Die Untersuchungen beziehen sowohl das gesamte Werk Kerrs als auch sämtliche... more...

  • "And he knew our language"by Marcus Tomalin

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 158.00

    This ambitious and ground-breaking book examines the linguistic studies produced by missionaries based on the Pacific Northwest Coast of North America (and particularly Haida Gwaii) during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Making extensive use of unpublished archival materials, the author demonstrates that the missionaries were responsible... more...

  • "Arms, and the Man I sing . . ."by Arvid Løsnes

    University of Delaware 2011; US$ 89.99

    This study referred to as a "preface" is given this designation because its basic aim is not to offer an up-to-date overall assessment of Dryden's translation of Virgil's Æneid but, rather, to provide a relevant basis for such an assessment ?thus allowing for a wide range of readership. The relevance of this approach rests on two basic premises:... more...

  • "Ars corrigendi" in der frühen Neuzeitby Klara Vanek

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 196.00

    Under the maxim Ars corrigendi, it was discussed in the Early Modern period how authentic versions of texts could be extracted from ancient literature, as the texts in the manuscripts had been affected by many slips of the pen and other editorial revisions which they had endured on their long journey of tradition during the Middle Ages. The current... more...

  • 'COME' and 'GO' off the Beaten Grammaticalization Pathby Maud Devos; Jenneke van der Wal

    De Gruyter Mouton 2014; US$ 140.00

    This edition brings together some lesser known grammaticalization paths travelled by ?come? and ?go? in familiar and less familiar languages. No single book volume has been dedicated to the topic of grammatical targets different from tense and aspect so far. This study will increase our insight in grammaticalization processes in general as they force... more...

  • "Deonomastik". Ableitungen auf der Basis von Eigennamen im Französischenby Wolfgang Schweickard

    De Gruyter 1992; US$ 182.00

    Deonomastik : Ableitungen auf der Basis von Eigennamen im Französischen : unter vergleichender Berücksichtigung des Italienischen, Rumänischen und Spanischen more...

  • "Der Mensch hat das Wort"by William John Dodd

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 112.00

    This book contains a selection of annotated glosses and texts on the subject of language that were published in the Frankfurter Zeitung during the Nazi period in an attempt to bypass official censorship. An extensive introduction elucidatesthe position of the paper in the media landscape of the Third Reich, contemporary controversies concerning ?internal... more...

  • "Der französischen Sprache mächtig"by Claudie Paye

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2013; US$ 91.00

    Claudie Paye rekonstruiert anhand von Polizeiakten das Zusammenleben von Deutschen und Franzosen im napoleonischen Modellstaat Westphalen. Neben der Kommunikation untersucht sie auch das Sprachbewusstsein der Zeitgenossen und die Sprachpolitik. Dabei geht sie den Fragen nach, ob die deutsch-französische Sprachbarriere maßgeblich war, wer »der französischen... more...

  • 'Dialect' and 'Accent' in Industrial West Yorkshireby K.M. Petyt

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1985; US$ 158.00

    This volume is concerned with one of the few thorough-going Labovian studies carried out in Britain. Based on a survey of over hundred randomly selected informants from the towns of Bradford, Halifax and Huddersfield, it deals first with the methodology employed, and then sketches some aspects of the ?traditional? dialects of the area before describing... more...

  • "Haben" als Vollverbby Martin Businger

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 168.00

    This monograph on the verb have in the function of a full verb asserts that have-constructions in the syntactic analysis are to be placed in relationship with absolute with-constructions (cf. Mit den Füßen auf dem Tisch erwarte ich meine Schwiegereltern [Literal translation: With my feet on the table I expect my parents-in-law]). Furthermore, the study... more...