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- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 350.00
This textbook provides an introduction into linguistically based language criticism for students of German studies and other philologies as well as for general readers interested in language criticism. The critique focuses on the merits of the German language with respect to acquisition, perception, recognition and presentation of the... more...
- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 735.00
The introductory textbook ?Indogermanische Sprachwissenschaft? covers the issues and problems of Indo-Germanic philology from today?s point of view. In addition to phonology and morphology, the volume also treats syntax and vocabulary. The introductory part contains a history of Indo-Germanic philology and a description of the language... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1999; US$ 158.00
The present volume brings together the author's most recent thinking on the tasks and methods of linguistic historiography and his critical assessment of the legacy of a number of major 20th-century scholars. Some of the chapters are revisions of previously published articles, which together with new materials have been welded into a coherent volume. more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1983; US$ 158.00
This volume presents a translation into English of Holger Pedersen?s Et Blik på Sprogvidenskabens Historie (Copenhagen 1916). In addition, it provides an introductory article by E.F.K. Koerner on Pedersen?s life and work, and a bibliography of his writings. more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 149.00
This book examines the various philosophical influences contained in the ancient description of the noun. According to the traditional view, grammar adopted its philosophical categories in the second century B.C. and continued to make use of precisely the same concepts for over six hundred years, that is, until the time of Priscian (ca. 500). The standard... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1995; US$ 180.00
Most of the papers collected in this volume concentrate on the history of linguistic ideas in France and Italy in the modern period (from the Renaissance to the present day). Some of them are specifically focused on the links between the two traditions of reflection on language. The contributions have a common methodological outlook: the authors do... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1990; US$ 212.00
These two volume present papers from the Fourth International Conference on the History of the Language Sciences (ICHoLS IV), held at the University of Trier, Germany, in August 1987. Volume 1 contains the following sections: I. Generalia; II. Antiquity; III. Arabic Linguistics; IV. Middle Ages; V. Renaissance; VI. 17th Century. Volume 2 continues... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1980; US$ 165.00
This volume brings together a number of papers written by R. W. Hunt (1908-1979) on the history of grammar in the Middle Ages. The importance of these papers lies almost as much in the spark of scholarly investigation that they have inspired, as in their contribution to original research. The first three studies in this collection deal with the change... more...