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  • Deutsche Morphologieby Elke Hentschel; Petra M. Vogel

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 224.00

    The de Gruyter dictionary of German morphology is concerned with all aspects of word formation and inflection in German. It combines the benefits of a handbook with the advantages of a dictionary ? 27 handbook-type articles and 96 short entries in alphabetical order allow rapid and direct access to the information required. In its contents, the book... more...

  • 15-Minute Germanby

    DK Publishing 2009; US$ 9.95

    With an innovative, visual approach the Eyewitness Travel 15-Minute language guides are the ideal tools for people who need to learn a language fast. Learn German in just 15 minutes a day more...

  • German Made Simpleby Arnold Phd Leitner

    Crown Publishing Group 2011; US$ 13.99

    Learning German Has Never Been Easier! Whether you are studying the language in school, planning a trip to Germany or Austria, or trying to learn the basics of the language closest to English, German Made Simple is the perfect book for any self-learner. Void of all nonessentials and refreshingly easy to understand, German Made Simple includes:... more...

  • Grammatik im Gesprächby Susanne Günthner; Jörg Bücker

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 182.00

    The papers in this volume study linguistic structures in the context of their interactive functions and usages; they concentrate on grammatical constructions for the positioning of self and others. Using empirical analyses of positioning constructions, the authors show that forms and functions of grammatical structures in everyday interactions are... more...

  • Nähe und Distanz im Kontext variationslinguistischer Forschungby Mathilde Hennig; Vilmos Ágel

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 182.00

    The terms ?proximity? and ?distance? signify conceptual characteristics of orality and literacy. In that branch of linguistic research dealing with linguistic variation, ?proximity vs. distance? is a central area of enquiry along with fields such as dialectology, languages for specialist purposes or text typology. The present volume examines commonalities... more...

  • Wahrnehmungsdialektologieby Christina Ada Anders

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 210.00

    How do ordinary people perceive regional modes of speech? This question is often posed at present within German dialectology, without however having produced a satisfactory answer. As part of an empirical pilot study in Saxony, Saxon-Anhalt, Thuringia and South Brandenburg, the present investigation uses the example of Upper Saxon to examine how the... more...

  • Die deutschsprachige Strafrechtswissenschaft in Selbstdarstellungenby Eric Hilgendorf

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 210.00

    This collected volume contains the life stories of 21 significant jurists that considerably affected the development of criminal law over the past few decades and contributed to the influence of German criminal jurisprudence worldwide. The autobiographies comprehensively present criminal jurisprudence and the history of criminal law over the past 50... more...

  • Amsterdamer Beiträge zur älteren Germanistik, 63 / 2007by Erika Langbroek; Arend Quak; Annelies Roeleveld

    Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 92.40

    Inhalt:** Frederik KORTLANDT: The Origin of the Franconian Tone Accents** Frederik KORTLANDT: English bottom, German Boden, and the Chronology of Sound Shifts** Diether SCHÃ?RR: Wodan oder Warg: zum Brakteaten Nebenstedt I** Elena AFROS: Is cyssa in Exeter Book Riddle 30a: 6b an Instance of Morphological Levelling?** Ellen BAÃ?LER und Ernst HELLGARDT:... more...

  • Beyond Coherenceby Vera Lee-Schoenfeld

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 158.00

    The overarching theme of this volume is one of the central concerns of syntactic theory: How local is syntax, and what are the measures of syntactic locality? It is argued here that movement and anaphoric relations are governed by a unified concept of locality: the phase. On an empirical level, Beyond Coherence brings together three strands of research... more...

  • Verb Constructions in German and Dutchby Pieter A.M. Seuren; Gerard Kempen

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2003; US$ 188.00

    German and Dutch verb constructions show a rich array of syntactic phenomena that have so far been underexposed in the literature, despite the fact that they have proved to be a source of substantial problems in theoretical grammar. The cross-linguistic study of verb constructions and complementation has been dominated by views deriving from... more...