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Intensifiers in English and German

A Comparison

Intensifiers in English and German by Peter Siemund
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This book deals with expressions like English myself, yourself, himself and so on, and German selbst from a perspective of language comparison. It is the first book-length study of intensifiers ever written. The study investigates the syntax and semantics of these expressions and provides a thorough account of a much neglected grammatical domain. Given that the approach is both descriptive and analytic, the book will be of interest to linguists, grammar writers and teachers of English and German alike.
Taylor and Francis; September 2003
296 pages; ISBN 9781134604487
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Title: Intensifiers in English and German
Author: Peter Siemund