Element Order in Old English and Old High German Translations

Authors
ORCID logoAnna Cichosz | University of Lodz
Jerzy Gaszewski | University of Lodz
Piotr Pęzik | University of Lodz
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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.
Publishing status: Available
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2018. The V-2 rule in Old English conjunct clauses. Folia Linguistica 52:s39-s2  pp. 253 ff. DOI logo
2018. The Constituent Order ofHwæt-Clauses in Old English Prose. Journal of Germanic Linguistics 30:1  pp. 1 ff. DOI logo
2018. The origin of English clause-initial quotative inversion. Journal of Historical Linguistics 8:3  pp. 318 ff. DOI logo
2021. Verb-final conjunct clauses in Old English prose. NOWELE. North-Western European Language Evolution 74:2  pp. 172 ff. DOI logo
2022. Old English V-initial and þa-VS main clauses. Constructions and Frames 14:2  pp. 301 ff. DOI logo
Cichosz, Anna & Maciej Grabski
2020. The position of the genitive in Old English prose: Intertextual differences and the role of Latin. Folia Linguistica 54:s41-s1  pp. 1 ff. DOI logo
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2018. IEnglish Language. The Year's Work in English Studies 97:1  pp. 1 ff. DOI logo
HAEBERLI, ERIC
2018. Syntactic effects of contact in translations: evidence from object pronoun placement in Middle English. English Language and Linguistics 22:2  pp. 301 ff. DOI logo
Pérez Lorido, Rodrigo
Stratton, James M.
2022. Old English intensifiers. Journal of Historical Linguistics 12:1  pp. 31 ff. DOI logo
Struik, Tara & Ans van Kemenade
2022. Information structure and OV word order in Old and Middle English: a phase-based approach. The Journal of Comparative Germanic Linguistics 25:1  pp. 79 ff. DOI logo
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Translation & Interpreting Studies

Translation Studies
BIC Subject: CFF – Historical & comparative linguistics
BISAC Subject: LAN009010 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / Historical & Comparative
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U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  2016038790 | Marc record