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  • Sociolinguistics of Style and Social Class in Contemporary Athensby Irene Theodoropoulou

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    This ethnographic study deals with the ways people in Athens, Greece, use style to construct their social class identities. Including a rich dataset comprising ethnographic interviews with actual people who live in the stereotypically seen as leafy and posh northern suburbs and in the stereotypically treated as working class western suburbs of Athens... more...

  • Rhetoric and Ironyby C. Jan Swearingen

    Oxford University Press 1991; US$ 134.99

    This pathbreaking study integrates the histories of rhetoric, literacy, and literary aesthetics up to the time of Augustine, focusing on Western concepts of rhetoric as dissembling and of language as deceptive that Swearingen argues have received curiously prominent emphasis in Western aesthetics and language theory. Swearingen reverses the traditional... more...

  • Cross-linguistic Variation in Sentence Processingby Despoina Papadopoulou

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 209.00

    The central question that I will pursue in this study concerns the universality of the human sentence processing mechanism. It will be explored whether there are cross-linguistic differences in parsing by p- senting psycholinguistic evidence from Greek. Empirical data collected from both native speakers and second language learners of Greek will be... more...

  • Theorie der Übersetzung antiker Literatur in Deutschland seit 1800by Josefine Kitzbichler; Katja Lubitz; Nina Mindt

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 154.00

    The translation of ancient literature became the focus of a lively discussion in Germany around 1800. After Herder and Voss the question once more arose of just how faithfully the ancient world could and should be presented in the German language. Schleiermacher and Humboldt decided to emphasise the cultural strangeness and linguistic individuality... more...

  • Clitics in Greekby Marios Mavrogiorgos

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 158.00

    This monograph investigates the morpho-syntactic and other properties of clitic pronouns in Greek and offers a grammar of proclisis and enclisis in light of Chomsky?s (1995, 2001a, 2005) Minimalist Program. It explores the nature of clitics as syntactic topicalizers which are probed by structurally higher verbal heads to which they move and into which... more...

  • Causality and Connectivesby Valandis Bardzokas

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 135.00

    The book explores finely-grained distinctions in causal meaning, mostly from a relevance-theoretic perspective. To increase the challenge of this double task, i.e. a thorough as well as satisfactory account of cause and a detailed assessment of the theoretical model employed to this end, the current study involves an investigation carried out by way... more...

  • Medieval and Modern Greekby Robert Browning

    Cambridge University Press 1983; US$ 36.00

    To speakers of modern Greek the Homeric poems of the 7th century BC are not written in a foreign language. The Greek language has enjoyed a continuous tradition from earliest times until now. This book traces its history from the immediately post-classical or Hellenistic period to the present day. The aim is both to analyse the changing structure of... more...

  • Imitatio et tractatioby Alexandru Cizek

    De Gruyter 1994; US$ 196.00

    Imitatio Et Tractatio: Die Literarisch-Theoretischen Grundlagen Der Nachahmung in Antike Und Mittelalter. more...

  • Greek: A Comprehensive Grammar of the Modern Languageby David Holton; Peter Mackridge; Irene Philippaki-Warburton; Vassilios Spyropoulos

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 88.95

    Greek: A Comprehensive Grammar of the Modern Language has become firmly established as the leading reference guide to modern Greek grammar. With its detailed treatment of all grammatical structures, its analysis of the complexities of the language and its particular attention to areas of confusion and difficulty, it is the first truly comprehensive... more...

  • Idee und Grundriss einer nicht-Aristotelischen Logikby Gotthard Günther; Bernhard Mitterauer; Claus Baldus

    Felix Meiner Verlag 2013; US$ 91.61

    Mit seinem epochalen Werk »Idee und Grundriß einer nicht-Aristotelischen Logik« (1959) legte Gotthard Günther (1900?1984) den Grundstein für eine radikal neue Form der philosophischen Betrachtung der ontologischen Einheit des Universums, deren Richtigkeit heute (auch unabhängig von Günther und in der Regel auf ungleich niedrigerem Niveau) von den Wissenschaften... more...