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Insights in Germanic Linguistics II : Classic and Contemporary :  Classic and Contemporary - Irmengard Rauch

Insights in Germanic Linguistics II : Classic and Contemporary

Classic and Contemporary

By: Irmengard Rauch (Editor), Gerald F. Carr (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1996
ISBN: 9783110148541
Number Of Pages: 364
For Ages: 22+ years old

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This collection of 20 papers bears out the defining characteristics of current research in Germanic linguistics, such as a strong pursuit of morphology/syntax with a preference for modern data. Classic research problems of Germanic linguistics are not abandoned; they are pursued in the light of developing plurlaism in contemporary methoodologicalinsights, as indicated in the title of the book.

Preface: The soul of Germanic linguistics
The putative strengthening of glides in Gothicp. 1
Latin influence on German word order: A discussion of Behaghel's theoryp. 9
Ambisyllabicity in Old English: A contrary viewp. 29
Machds, da[beta]-ds wegkummds! The mystery of inflected complementizersp. 47
On the Old High German Medienverschiebungp. 63
Underspecification and the Old High German monophthongizationp. 71
The phrase structure of partitives in High Germanp. 87
The reaction of monosyllables to apocope in German dialectsp. 99
Aspects of "headedness switching" in German, Dutch, and Danish verb complexesp. 135
Agreement and null subjects in Germanic and Romancep. 155
Articulatory phonology as a tool for explanation in historical phonology: The case of stop epenthesis in Germanicp. 175
The Germanic i-umlaut revisitedp. 189
How Indo-European is Germanic?p. 197
Bag V: PC Germanp. 207
Thematic hierarchies and the argument-structure-syntax interface: Evidence from germanic ditransitive verbsp. 227
Against the notion "metrical grammar"p. 243
Two-domain conditionals: Verb-first, integration, politenessp. 257
Coordinate ellipsis in German: Old problems form a new (minimalist) perspectivep. 275
The development of reduplicating verbs in Germanicp. 297
Causative psych-verbs in the history of Englishp. 337
Indexp. 345
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ISBN: 9783110148541
ISBN-10: 3110148544
Series: Contributions to the Sociology of Language
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 364
Published: 1996
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 2.06
Weight (kg): 0.69