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- 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...
- Parthian Books 2011; US$ 7.28
This book may be considered as the second stage in the crucial campaign to raise the profile of Welsh writing in English both within Wales and in the wider world. The first stage was the foundation of the Library of Wales series. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- De Gruyter Mouton 2011; US$ 196.00
The book offers an easy-to-grasp overview of forms of modern Irish within a general linguistic framework. Based on recordings of more than 200 speakers (accessible as supplementary material on the accompanying DVD), the book demonstrates the vitality and breadth of the present-day language. Maps and tables allow easy orientation among the varieties... more...
- 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...
- 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...