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LINGUIST List 20.449

Wed Feb 11 2009

Books: General Linguistics: Bremmer

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        1.    Paul Peranteau, An Introduction to Old Frisian: Bremmer

Message 1: An Introduction to Old Frisian: Bremmer
Date: 11-Feb-2009
From: Paul Peranteau <paulbenjamins.com>
Subject: An Introduction to Old Frisian: Bremmer
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Title: An Introduction to Old Frisian
Subtitle: History, Grammar, Reader, Glossary
Published: 2009
Publisher: John Benjamins

Book URL: http://www.benjamins.com/cgi-bin/t_bookview.cgi?bookid=Z%20147

Author: Rolf H. Bremmer, Jr.
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027290045 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 158.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027290045 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 105.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027232557 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 105.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027232557 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 158.00
Paperback: ISBN: 9789027232564 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 36.00
Paperback: ISBN: 9789027232564 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 54.00

This is the first text book to offer a comprehensive approach to Old
Frisian. Part One begins with a succinct survey of the history of the
Frisians during the Middle Ages, their society and literary culture. Next
follow chapters on the phonology, morphology, word formation and syntax of
Old Frisian. This part is concluded by a chapter on the Old Frisian
dialects and one on problems regarding the periodization of Frisian and the
close relationship between (Old) Frisian and (Old) English. Part Two
consists of a reader with a representative selection of twenty-one texts
with explanatory notes and a full glossary. A bibliography and a select
index complete the book. Written by an experienced teacher and researcher
in the field, An Introduction to Old Frisian is an essential
resource for students and researchers of Frisian, Old English and other
'Old' Germanic languages and cultures, and for medievalists working in this

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Old Frisian (ofs)

Written In: English (eng )

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