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  • Llên yr Uchelwyrby Dafydd Johnston

    University of Wales Press 2005; US$ 65.00

    Gwaith Beirdd yr Uchelwyr yn y bedwaredd ganrif ar ddeg a’r bymthegfed oedd uchafbwynt traddodiad barddol Cymraeg yr Oesoedd Canol. Hon yw’r gyfrol gyntaf i gynnig darlun cynhwysfawr ac awdurdodol o lenyddiaeth y cyfnod hwnnw yn ei holl agweddau. Rhoddir ystyriaeth fanwl i rai o gewri’r cywydd megis Dafydd ap Gwilym, Iolo Goch, Guto’r... more...

  • Welsh in the Twenty-First Centuryby Delyth Morris

    University of Wales Press 2010; US$ 35.00

    This book analyses the state of the Welsh language at the beginning of the twenty-first century, with contributions from leading scholars in the fields of sociology and language policy. more...

  • The Perfect Time Spanby Björn Rothstein

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 173.00

    This book is the first book-length study on the Swedish present perfect. It provides an in-depth exploration of the present perfect in English, German and Swedish. It is claimed that only a discourse-based ExtendedNow-approach fully accounts for the present perfect. The main claim is that the length of the ExtendedNow-interval varies cross-linguistically.... more...

  • Komposition und Kompositionalitätby Verena Klos

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 168.00

    This book systematically applies the so-called principle of compositionality to substantive composition and investigates whether this semantic principle can be judged a sufficient basis for the understanding of unknown terms. The central question concerns how far the meaning of a substantive composite with two nominal elements can be ?calculated? from... more...

  • Comparative Studies in Word Order Variationby Christopher Laenzlinger

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1998; US$ 195.00

    The present book is a typological study in crucial portions of the grammars of French/Romance and German/Germanic. It starts by asking: What do adverbs, pronouns and full noun phrases have in common? This question is tackled, on the one hand, from an empirical perspective by the description of relevant linguistic facts leading to significant and unexpected... more...

  • The Order of Words in the Ancient Languages compared with that of the Modern Languagesby Henri Weil; Charles W. Super; Aldo Scaglione

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1978; US$ 158.00

    New edition of a pioneering work on word order, which originally appeared in French in 1844 (3rd ed., 1879), with an index. more...

  • Poetry by Women in Irelandby Lucy Collins

    Liverpool University Press 2012; US$ 72.50

    This rich, original anthology challenges the assumption that little poetry of note was written by women in Ireland during the period 1870-1970, revealing the range of their achievement and the lasting value of their work. The poets are Elizabeth Varian, Emily Hickey, Katharine Tynan, Dora Sigerson Shorter, Eva Gore-Booth, Emily Lawless, Susan L. Mitchell,... more...

  • The Syntax of Welshby G. M. Awbery

    Cambridge University Press 1977; US$ 34.00

    This is a full-length study of a Celtic language from the standpoint of modern linguistic theory. more...

  • Language Death in the Isle of Manby George Broderick

    De Gruyter 1999; US$ 133.00

    This book looks in some detail into the sociolinguistic and formal linguistic situation which led to the decline and extinction of Manx Gaelic as a community language in the Isle of Man. The formal linguistic aspect concentrates upon developments in the following areas: phonology, morphophonology, morphology, morphosyntax and syntax, idiom and lexicon. more...

  • Altirische Grammatikby Julius Pokorny

    De Gruyter 1969; US$ 133.00

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