Landmarks in the history of the German language / Geraldine Horan, Nils Langer and Sheila Watts, editors.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Bern ; New York : Peter Lang, c2009.
Description
vi, 312 p. ; 23 cm.

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Series
  • Britische und Irische Studien zur deutschen Sprache und Literatur ; no. 52. [More in this series]
  • British and Irish studies in German language and literature ; Bd. 52
Notes
Some essays were originally delivered as lectures at the University of Cambridge.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents
  • Introduction / Geraldine Horan, Nils Langer, Sheila Watts
  • A landmark figure in the history of German? Charlemagne, language and literacy / Rosamond McKitterick
  • Luther and Tyndale as Bible translators : achievement and legacy / John L. Flood
  • Understanding German grammar takes centuries-- / Nicola McLelland
  • Dictionaries and their role in the formation of German (1500-1900) / William Jervis Jones
  • Texts and text types in the history of German / Maria B. Lange
  • Linguistic purism in the history of German / Falco Pfalzgraf
  • Deutsch : Teutons, Germans or Dutch? the problems of defining a nation / Martin Durrell
  • Standard German in the nineteenth century / Winifred V. Davies
  • Sociolinguistic changes in the history of low German / Nils Langer
  • Gendered and political discourses : women in national socialism / Geraldine Horan
  • Language in limbo? post-1945 German / C.J. Wells.
ISBN
  • 9783039118908 (alk. paper)
  • 3039118900 (alk. paper)
LCCN
2009023956
OCLC
402542226
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