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By J. C. Wells

How do you pronounce biopic, synod, and Breughel? - and why? Do our cake and archaic sound the same? Where does the stress go in stalagmite? What's odd about the word epergne? As a finale, the author writes a letter to his 16-year-old self.

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Title: Leipziger Germanistik [German Studies in Leipzig]
Subtitle: Beiträge zur Fachgeschichte im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert
Edited By: Günther Öhlschläger
Hans Ulrich Schmid
Ludwig Stockinger
Dirk Werle

In a series of individual essays, this volume presents the important contributors and major trends in the field of German linguistics and literary studies at the University of Leipzig from the beginning of the 19th century to the middle of the 20th century. The volume, which addresses the broader context of the discipline’s evolution during this period, is intended as a contribution to the history of German studies in Leipzig and, given the importance of the individual scholars discussed, to the history of German studies as a whole.

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
History of Linguistics
Subject Language(s): German
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783110288407
Pages: 264
Prices: Europe EURO 99.95

Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9783110288674
Pages: 264
Prices: Europe EURO 99.95