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Title: Der thematische Einstieg
Subtitle: Eine diachrone und kontrastive Studie auf der Basis deutscher und finnischer linguistischer Zeitschriftenartikel
Written By: Michael Szurawitzki
URL: http://www.peterlang.com/?58702
Series Title: Duisburg Papers on Research in Language and Culture

In dieser Studie werden die Einstiege deutscher und finnischer linguistischer
Zeitschriftenartikel aus den Zeitschriften "Virittäjä" und "Beiträge zur
Geschichte der deutschen Sprache und Literatur" kontrastiv und diachron
(1897-2003) untersucht. Struktur und Wandel der thematischen Einstiege
werden mittels einer speziell entwickelten Methodologie - basierend auf einer
Modifikation von Fredrickson/Swales (1994) - empirisch analysiert. Es erfolgt
eine pragmatische Einbettung der jeweiligen Strukturanalysen durch Kapitel
zur Fach- und Periodikumsgeschichte sowie zur thematischen Ausrichtung
der untersuchten Periodika innerhalb der betrachteten zeitlichen

Aus dem Inhalt: Textlinguistik - Wissenschaftssprach-Komparatistik -
Strukturanalyse - Wandel thematischer Einstiege im "Virittäjä" und den
"Beiträgen zur Geschichte der deutschen Sprache und Literatur".

Michael Szurawitzki, geboren 1976; Promotion 2005 in Germanischer
Philologie, Universität Åbo Akademi; Adjunct Professor (Docent) 2009 für
Germanische Linguistik und Literaturwissenschaft an der Universität Åbo
Akademi; Habilitation 2011 in Deutscher Philologie/Deutscher
Sprachwissenschaft an der Universität Regensburg; Lehrstuhlvertretungen in
Joensuu (2010), Siegen (2011); Fulbright-Stipendium 2007 (UC Irvine).

Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Peter Lang AG
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Anthropological Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Finnish
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783631587027
Pages: 396
Prices: U.S. $ 95.95
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