Linguistica

Linguistica : Selected Papers in English, French and German

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This volume, first published in 1933, brings together a collection of Otto Jespersen's papers in English, German, and French, which he himself felt should be presented to an international public. This title gives a picture of Jespersen's development and endeavours as a linguist, and covers a wide time period of his career. This book will be of interest to students of linguistics and foreign language study.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 472 pages
  • 156 x 234mm | 839g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138908282
  • 9781138908284

Table of contents

1. Farewell Lecture (1925) 2. Karl Verner (1897) 3. L'Etude de la langue maternelle en Danemark 4. Zur geschichte der alteren phonetik 5. Presidential Address (MHRA 1920) 6. Energetik der sprache (1914) 7. Compte rendu du Cours de F. de Saussure (1916) 8. L'individu et la communaute (1927) 9. Wesen und system der sprachlaute (1904) 10. Zur lautgesetzfrage. A. (1886) B. (1904) C. (1933) 11. Verners gesetz und das wesen des akzents (1933) 12. Notes on Metre (1990) Postscript (1933) 13. Adversative Conjunctions (1918) 14. Symbolic Value of the Vowel I (1922) 15. The System of Grammar (1933) 16. Voiced and Voiceless Fricatives in English (1891; 1932) 17. Monosyllabism in English (1928) 18. Veiled Language (1929) 19. A Supposed Feminine Ending (1927) 20. A Marginal Note on Shakespeare's Language and a Textual Crux in King Lear (1916) 21. Nature and Art in Language (1927); Indexshow more