Element Order in Old English and Old High German Translations

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This book is the first comprehensive corpus study of element order in Old English and Old High German, which brings to light numerous differences between these two closely related languages. The study’s innovative approach relies on translated texts, which allows the authors to tackle the problem of the apparent incomparability of OE and OHG textual records and to identify the areas of OE and OHG syntax potentially influenced by the Latin source texts. This is especially important from the point of view of OE research, where Latin is rarely considered to be a significant variable. The book’s profile and content is of direct interest to historical linguists working on OE and/or OHG (and Old Germanic languages in general), but it can also greatly benefit several other groups of researchers: scholars applying corpus methods to the study of dead languages, historical linguists generally, linguists researching element order as well as specialists in translation studies.
[NOWELE Supplement Series, 28]  2016.  xvii, 424 pp.
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Table of Contents
List of figures
ix
List of tables
x–xvii
Preface
1–2
Chapter 1. Studying the element order of Old Germanic languages
3–17
Chapter 2. How to study element order in translated texts
19–50
Chapter 3. The V-second phenomenon
51–120
Chapter 4. Verb-initial main declarative clauses
121–151
Chapter 5. Element order in subordinate clauses
153–234
Chapter 6. Element order in conjunct clauses
235–281
Chapter 7. The position of objects
283–341
Chapter 8. Translation strategies
343–381
Chapter 9. Text-specific and language-specific element order patterns in OE and OHG translations
383–409
References
411–419
Index
421–424
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