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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Acquisition of Word Orderby Marit Westergaard

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 149.00

    Within a new model of language acquisition, this book discusses verb second (V2) word order in situations where there is variation in the input. While traditional generative accounts consider V2 to be a parameter, this study shows that, in many languages, this word order is dependent on fine distinctions in syntax and information structure. Thus, within... 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...

  • 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...

  • Danish: An Essential Grammarby Tom Lundskaer-Nielsen; Philip Holmes

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 49.95

    Danish: An Essential Grammar is a reference guide to the most important aspects of current Danish as it is used by native speakers. It presents a fresh and accessible description of the language, focusing on those areas of Danish that pose particular problems for English speakers but at the same time providing a broad general account of the... more...

  • A Guide to Germanic Reference Grammarsby John C. McKay

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1984; US$ 165.00

    This guide provides brief descriptions and evaluations of the best reference grammars and comprehensive works on the syntax of contemporary Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, English, Faroese, Frisian, German, Icelandic, Norwegian, Swedish, and Yiddish. more...

  • Festschrift für Karl Schneiderby Ernst S. Dick; Kurt R. Jankowsky

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1982; US$ 225.00

    This volume is in honour of Karl Schneider and covers the wide spectrum of Schneider?s own interests: Part I covers runology ( Elmer H. Antonsen, Hans Schwartz, Winfred P. Lehmann ); The second part deals with indogermanics, etymology and lexicography ( Edgard C. Polomé, Fritz W. Schulze, Kurt R. Jankowsky, Rosemarie Lieber, Ernst S. Dick, Rudolf Schützeichel,... more...

  • The Evaluability Hypothesisby Johan Brandtler

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 149.00

    Although the field of polarity is well researched, this monograph offers a new take on polarity sensitivity that both challenges and incorporates previous theories. Based primarily on Swedish data, it presents new solutions to long-standing problems, such as the non-complementary distribution of NPIs and PPIs in yes/no-questions and conditionals, long... more...