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Name: Volker  Gast (IPA: fɔlkɐ gast)
Institution: Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
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State and/or Country: Germany   
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Historical Linguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Specialty: linguistic typology, semantics
Selected Publications: Gast, V. (2006). The Grammar of Identity. Intensifiers and Reflexives in Germanic Languages. London: Routledge.

Gast, V. & P. Siemund (2006). 'Rethinking the relationip between SELF-intensifiers and reflexives'. Linguistics 44.2: 343-381.

König, E. & V. Gast (2006). 'Focused Expressions of Identity - A Typology of Intensifiers'. Linguistic Typology 10.2: 223-276.

König, E. & V. Gast (eds.)(2008). Reciprocals and Reflexives: Theoretical and Typological Explorations. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.

Gast, V. and J. van der Auwera (2011). 'Scalar additive operators in the languages of Europe'. Language 87.1: 2-54.

König, E. & V. Gast (2012). Understanding English-German Contrasts. Third edition. Berlin: Erich Schmidt Verlag.
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Grammar of Identity
 Reciprocals and Reflexives
 Clause Linkage in Cross-Linguistic Perspective
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  The Grammar of Identity

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