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Title: Insights in Germanic Linguistics II: Classic and Contemporary
Edited By: Gerald F. Carr
Irmengard Rauch
Series Title: Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs 94

This collection of twenty papers bears out the defining character- istics of current research in Germanic Linguistics, such as a strong pursuit of historical data with a preference for phonology, and a strong pursuit of morphology/syntax with a preference for modern data. A richness of approaches is likewise evident. Classic research problems of Germanic linguistics are not abandoned; they are indeed avidly pursued in the light of developing pluralism in contemporary method-ological insights, hence the subtitle of this work. Contents Irmengard Rauch and Gerald F. Carr, Preface: The soul of Germanic linguistics * Charles M. Barrack, The putative strengthening of glides in Gothic * Diana Chirita, Latin influence on Germanic word order: A discussion of Behaghel's theory * Robert D. Fulk, Ambisyllabicity in Old English: A contrary view * Michael Getty, Machds, dass-ds wegkummds! The mystery of inflected complementizers * Kurt Gustav Goblirsch, On the Old High German Medienverschie-bung * Wayne Harbert, Underspecification and the Old High German monophtongization * Robert G. Hoeing, The phrase structure of partitives in High German * Anatoly Liberman, The reaction on monosyllable to apocope in German dialects * Erik J. Macki, Aspects of

Publication Year: 1997
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 3110148544
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 354
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