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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more



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Title: Skizzen zur linguistischen Historiographie
Written By: Bohumil Vykypěl
URL: http://www.lincom-shop.eu/
Series Title: Travaux linguistiques de Brno 09
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Der vorliegende Band enthält Betrachtungen zu verschiedenen Themen aus der Geschichte der Sprachwissenschaft. Im Zentrum der Aufmerksamkeit steht die strukturale Linguistik des 20. Jahrhunderts, insbesondere die Prager Schule. Aus dem Inhalt: Form und Sinn der linguistischen Geschichtsschreibung; Hjelmslevs Freie Gliederung; Zum Problem der geschriebenen Sprache; Zwei Skizzen zu Prag und Kopenhagen; Georg von der Gabelentz und Philipp Wegener in der Prager Schule; Prager Schule und die Junggrammatiker; Der Prager Linguistenkreis in seiner Zeit; Die anderen Thesen des Prager Linguistenkreises; N. S. Trubetzkoys künftiges Leben und Werk; Der Indogermanist Trubetzkoy; Die Prager Schule auf den ersten Linguistenkongressen; Lucien Tesnière als Mitglied der Prager Schule; Die Prager Schule und Émile Benveniste; André Martinet in der Prager Schule; Zwei Skizzen zu Edward Sapir; Die Reflexion der marristischen Linguistik in der Prager Schule

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Lincom GmbH
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
History of Linguistics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9783862884339
Pages: 184
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