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Studies in Germanic Linguistics

Selected papers from the 1st and 2nd Symposium on Germanic Linguistics, University of Chicago, 4 April 1985, and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 3–4 Oct. 1986

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| University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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The first Symposium on Germanic Linguistics was organized at the University of Chicago by Jan Terje Faarlund. The notable success of this undertaking led Elmer H. Antonsen, Hans Henrich Hock, and James W. Marchand to arrange the Second Symposium on Germanic Linguistics at the University of Illinois. This volume contains revised versions of selected papers from the two symposia. The thirteen papers cover a broad cross-section of Germanic linguistics, including problems in synchronic syntax, mainly of Dutch and German; the synchronic morphology of German; synchronic morphophonology of various Germanic languages; historical and comparative Germanic phonology; language contact and early Germanic morphosyntax; and early Germanic historical and comparative syntax, with extensive reference to Beowulf. Bibliographic references are consolidated in a single Master List of References; there also is an Index of Names.
[Current Issues in Linguistic Theory, 79]  1991.  viii, 217 pp.
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Table of Contents
Foreword
v
On the Morphological Analysis of German: In Defense of the Category Adjective/Adverb
Elmer H. Antonsen
1
On Two Case-Based Reanalysis Representations of the Causative Construction in Dutch
Peter Coopmans
27
The Unaccusative Hypothesis and a Reflexive Construction in German and Dutch
Sarah M.B. Fagan
39
On the Origin and Development of Relative Clauses in Early Germanic, with Special Emphasis on Beowulf
Hans Henrich Hock
55
Out of Control: Control Theory and its Implications for Empty Categories, Expletives, and Missing Subjects in German
Robert G. Hoeing
91
Modern Evidence for Ancient Sound Changes: Old English Breaking and Old High German Vowel Epenthesis Revisited
Robert B. Howell
103
Inflections and Paradigms in German Nominal Declension
Carol A. Leibiger
115
Phonologization in Germanic: Umlauts and Vowel Shifts
Anatoly Liberman
125
The Sound-Shift Revisited — or Jacob Grimm Vindicated
James W. Marchand
139
The Role of Semantic Restrictions in German Passive Formation
Regine Moorcroft
147
The Rise of Periphrastic Tenses in German: The Case Against Latin Influence
Richard L. Morris
161
On the Syllabic Motivation of Inflectional Suffixes in Germanic
Thomas F. Shannon
169
On a Parameter of Case Percolation
Rex A. Sprouse
185
Master List of References
195
Index of Names
213
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BIC Subject: CF – Linguistics
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
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