Maria Fremer

List of John Benjamins publications for which Maria Fremer plays a role.


Fremer, Maria. 2023. The informalisation of address practice in Swedish in a historical perspective. Politeness in and across Historical Europe, Paternoster, Annick, Gudrun Held and Dániel Z. Kádár (eds.), pp. 179–197
In the 1960s, Swedish address practices underwent a change from an intricate system of honorifics to universal use of the informal second-person singular du. This study challenges the common characterisation of this so called “du-reform” as very quick and straightforward. Previous studies, relying… read more | Article