1st Edition

Linguistica (Routledge Revivals)
Selected Papers in English, French and German





ISBN 9781138908529
Published December 7, 2016 by Routledge
462 Pages

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Book Description

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.

Table of Contents

1. Farewell Lecture (1925)  2. Karl Verner (1897)  3. L’Étude de la langue maternelle en Danemark  4. Zur geschichte der älteren 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 communauté (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);  Index

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