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Title: Redewiedergabe in fr├╝hneuzeitlichen Hexenprozessakten [Speech Rendition in Early Modern Witch Trial Case Files]
Subtitle: Ein Beitrag zur Geschichte der Modusverwendung im Deutschen
Written By: Anja Wilke
Series Title: Studia Linguistica Germanica 83

The study is a language-historical investigation of the use of the
conjunctive mood in speech rendition. The textual data source consists of
105 transcripts from questioning in Early Modern witch trials dating from
1580 to 1650. Numerous tables document the results in detail. The extensive
appendix of data sources will be of interest not only to linguists, but
also to historians.

This book was published by Walter de Gruyter.
ISBN 3-11-019097-4
ISBN-13: 978-3-11-019097-7

Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Historical Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 3110190974
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 600
Prices: U.S. $ 159.30
Europe EURO 118.00