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  • Accent Mattersby Tijmen Pronk

    Editions Rodopi 2011; US$ 107.00

    The accentual systems of the Baltic and Slavic languages continue to intrigue scholars of general and historical linguistics. They play an important role in the reconstruction of the linguistic ancestor of Baltic and Slavic, but also in the typological study of accentual systems. This volume contains contributions related to the accentology of the... more...

  • Contemporary Approaches to Baltic Linguisticsby Peter Arkadiev; Axel Holvoet; Björn Wiemer

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    Baltic languages have only marginally featured in the discourse of theoretical linguistics and linguistic typology. The book aims to reconnect Baltic linguistics and the current agenda of the theoretical and typological study of language. The book is intended for a broad linguistic audience, including typologists and theoretical linguists.... more...

  • Voice and Argument Structure in Balticby Axel Holvoet; Nicole Nau

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 165.00

    The present article discusses the nature of the Latvian passive and, more specifically, the impersonal passive. It is argued that Latvian has indeed an impersonal passive that shows no signs of turning into an active impersonal, a development that has occurred in the history of Polish and could be an ongoing process in contemporary Lithuanian. Several... more...

  • Die slavischen Sprachen / The Slavic Languages. Halbband 1by Sebastian Kempgen

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 573.00

    The handbook is intended to present a well balanced general view of the current state of Slavic linguistics and the Slavic languages with regard to their synchronic and diachronic description. In contrast to previous undertakings of a similar nature, this handbook is not intended to be a grammar with chapters on individual languages. Its length, the... more...

  • In Praise of the Unfinishedby Julia Hartwig; John Carpenter; Bogdana Carpenter

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 25.00

    Hailed by Czeslaw Milosz as ?the grande dame of Polish poetry? and named ?one of the foremost Polish poets of the twentieth century? by Ryszard Kapuscinski, Julia Hartwig has long been considered the gold standard of poetry in her native Poland. With this career-spanning collection, we finally have a book of her work in English. The tragic story... more...

  • Degrees of Explicitnessby John Leafgren

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 165.00

    This book explores factors relevant in the choices speakers and writers make in regard to explicitness of reference to the subjects and objects in their utterances. Bulgarian is a particularly felicitous target language for this type of study, since it possesses a rich inventory of available packaging techniques, ranging from zero reference, to various... more...

  • Topics in South Slavic Syntax and Semanticsby Mila Dimitrova-Vulchanova; Lars Hellan

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1999; US$ 165.00

    This collection of articles presents a variety of approaches to central phenomena in South Slavic syntax and semantics, with an informal introduction by the editors on South Slavic clause structure. Phenomena addressed (treated partly on a language specific basis, partly comparative) include: the structure of the functional field, verb fronting, clitic... more...

  • Complex Emotions and Grammatical Mismatchesby Katarzyna Dziwirek; Barbara Lewandowska-Tomaszczyk

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 182.00

    The book offers a comparison of the structure and meaning of emotion concepts in large authentic Polish and English corpora. The authors investigate emotions which enter into relations with complex complements. The book is an excellent didactic tool and serves as reference material for teachers and students of Polish and English, translators,... more...

  • Die polnische Dichterin Maria Pawlikowska-Jasnorzewska: Hauptmotive in ihrer Lyrikby Eliza Stehr

    Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 8.44

    Gegenstand dieses Buches ist die Darstellung der Hauptmotive im lyrischen Werk Maria Pawlikowska-Jasnorzewskas, die in der polnischen Literatur des 20. Jahrhunderts einen hohen Stellenwert einnimmt. In ihrem Schaffen spiegelt sich unter anderem die neue Stellung der Frau in der polnischen Gesellschaft nach dem Ersten Weltkrieg wider. Der Natur in allen... more...

  • Marek Hlaskoby Blanka Braun

    Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 35.63

    Hauptbeschreibung Eine oft und gern genutzte Ausdrucksform für die menschliche Selbstdarstellung ist die literarische Autobiographie. Sie bildet zwischen dem, was ein Mensch ist, und dem, was er sein möchte eine Art Brücke. In der Autobiographie beschäftigt sich der Schreibende retrospektiv mit seinem eigenem Leben, indem er versucht aus der Gegenwart... more...