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Title: Tempus und "M├╝ndlichkeit" im Mittelhochdeutschen [Tense and Orality in Middle High German]
Subtitle: Zur Interdependenz grammatischer Perspektivensetzung und
Written By: Sonja Zeman
URL: http://www.degruyter.de/cont/fb/sk/detailEn.cfm?id=IS-9783110227680-1
Series Title: Studia Linguistica Germanica 102
Description:

What does the grammatical category tense have to do with orality, and how
can this relationship be investigated in historical context? This study
explores this question based on a detailed empirical investigation of the
Middle High German tense system. Here the textual and functional
distribution of the tenses are traced back to a binary structured system
depending on two different discourse modes, thus showing an indirect
relationship between tense and historical orality.

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Historical Linguistics
Subject Language(s): German, Middle High
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Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9783110227697
Pages: 366
Prices: Europe EURO 89.95
 
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783110227680
Pages: 366
Prices: Europe EURO 89.95