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LINGUIST List 18.1813

Fri Jun 15 2007

Books: Text&Corpus Ling/Socioling: Onysko

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        1.    Julia Ulrich, Anglicisms in German: Onysko


Message 1: Anglicisms in German: Onysko
Date: 14-Jun-2007
From: Julia Ulrich <julia.ulrichdegruyter.com>
Subject: Anglicisms in German: Onysko


Title: Anglicisms in German
Subtitle: Borrowing, Lexical Productivity, and Written Codeswitching
Series Title: Linguistik - Impulse & Tendenzen 23
Published: 2007
Publisher: Mouton de Gruyter
                http://www.mouton-publishers.com

Book URL: http://www.degruyter.com/rs/bookSingle.cfm?id=IS-9783110199468-1&l=E

Author: Alexander Onysko
Hardback: ISBN: 3110199468 Pages: 376 Price: Europe EURO 98.00
Hardback: ISBN: 3110199468 Pages: 376 Price: U.S. $ 98.00 Comment: for USA, Canada & Mexico
Abstract:

The book offers a detailed account of English influence on German, based on
a large scale corpus analysis of the news magazine "Der Spiegel." The study
is structured into three parts covering fundamental questions and as of yet
unsolved and disputed issues in the domain of anglicism research and
language contact.

Part 1 discusses the terminological uncertainty in the field, puts forward
a model of the influence of English on German, and proposes a principled
classification of the term anglicism. Part 2 portrays the numerical impact
of anglicisms in an extensive corpus and draws general conclusions about
the overall quantitative influence of English on German. Part 3
conclusively investigates the integration of anglicisms in German across
the various lexical and syntactic paradigms. Particular focus is attributed
to the salient morphological features of gender, plural, genitive case, and
to verbal and adjectival inflection. Furthermore, word formational
processes are substantively analyzed including compounding, derivation, and
peripheral types of word formation. A functional classification of written
codeswitching concludes part 3, and the book closes with a brief outlook on
future challenges of anglicism research. In its breadth and detailed manner
of analysis, the study sets the current standards of research in the field.

Of interest to:
Academics, Institutes, Libraries

To order, please contact:

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Please visit our website for other publications by Walter de Gruyter:
http://www.degruyter.com/

Prices are subject to change.
Prices do not include postage and handling.

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
                            Text/Corpus Linguistics

Subject Language(s): German, Standard (deu)

Written In: English (eng )

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