The History of Linguistics in the Low Countries

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The importance of the Low Countries as a centre for the study of foreign languages is well-known. The mutual relationship between the Dutch grammatical tradition and the Western European context has, however, been largely neglected. In this collection of papers on the history of linguistics in the Low Countries the editors have made an effort to present the Dutch tradition in connection with that of the neighbouring countries. Three articles by Claes, Dibbets and Klifman deal with the earliest stages of the development of a grammar for the Dutch vernacular. Several important European figures worked in the Low Countries; their contribution to linguistics is discussed in articles on Vossius (Rademaker), Spinoza (Klijnsmit), and one of the most original phoneticians of European linguistics, Montanus (Hulsker). Vivian Salmon's article is a survey on the relations between English and Dutch linguistics in the field of foreign language teaching. In the 19th century Dutch linguistics had a special relationship with German general and historical linguistics; four articles deal with this period (Jongeneelen, van Driel, le Loux-Schuringa, Noordegraaf). Finally, there are three articles by Kaldewij, Hagen and van Els/Knops on the development of three branches of linguistics in the 20th century: structuralism, dialectology and applied linguistics. This volume should be of interest for all specialists in the history of linguistics in Europe, who are interested in the interdependence of the various traditions.
[Studies in the History of the Language Sciences, 64]  1992.  vi, 400 pp. + ills.
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Table of Contents
The Historiography of Dutch Linguistics: A Diachronic Introduction
H. Schultink
Über die Verbreitung Lexikographischer Werke in den Niederlanden und Ihre Wechselseitige Beziehungen mit dem Ausland bis zum Jahre l600
Frans M.W. Claes S.J.
Dutch philology in the 16th and 17th Century
Geert R.W. Dibbets
Dutch Language Study and the Trivium: Motives and Elaborations
Harm Klifman
Petrus Montanus as a Phonetician and a Theoretician
Jos L.M. Hulsker
Gerardus Joannes Vossius (1577-1649) and the Study of Latin Grammar
Cor S.M. Rademaker
Anglo-Dutch Linguistic Scholarship: A Survey of 17th-Century Achievements
Vivian Salmon
Spinoza and the Grammarians of the Bible
Anthony J. Klijnsmit
Lambert ten Kate and the Origin of 19th-century Historical Linguistics
Gerrit H. Jongeneelen
19th-Century Linguistics: The Dutch Development and the German Theme
Lodewijk van Driel
Tenses in 19th-century Dutch Sentence Grammar
J.A. Le Loux-Schuringa
Hoogvliet versus van Ginneken: Dutch Linguistics around the Turn of the Century
Jan Noordegraaf
The Syntax of Two Dutch Structuralists in Its Historical Context
Jelle Kaldewaij
Dutch Dialectology: The National and the International Perspective
Anton M. Hagen
The History of the Teaching of Foreign Languages in the Low Countries
Theo van Els and Mathieu F. Knops
Index Nominum
Index Rerum
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BIC Subject: CF – Linguistics
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
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