A Glance at the History of Linguistics

with particular regard to the historical study of phonology

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This volume presents a translation into English of Holger Pedersen’s Et Blik på Sprogvidenskabens Historie (Copenhagen 1916). In addition, it provides an introductory article by E.F.K. Koerner on Pedersen’s life and work, and a bibliography of his writings.
[Studies in the History of the Language Sciences, 7]  1983.  xxxii, 100 pp.
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Table of Contents
Editor's Foreword
V
Portrait of Holger Pedersen
VIII
Introduction: Holger Pedersen - A Sketch of His Life and Work
IX
Holger Pedersen: A Comprehensive Bibliography of His Writings
XXIII
A Glance at the History of Linguistics, with Particular Regard to the Historical Study of Phonology
1
1. Introduction
1
2. Pre-19th-century Etymology
5
3. The Beginnings of Comparative Linguistics
10
4. The Significance of Printing for Linguistics
29
5. The 18th Century: Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz
32
6. Linguistic Comparison: Sámuel Gyarmathi; Rasmus Rask
34
7. Early 19th-Century Linguistic Comparison
37
8. The Acquaintance with Sanskrit
40
9. Bopp's Position in the History of Linguistics
43
10. Phonological Treatment in Bopp and Grimm
46
11. Rask's Significance in Phonological Study
51
12. Grimm Subsequent to Rask's Influence
55
13. August Friedrich Pott
60
14. Georg Curtius and August Schleicher
63
15. Linguistic Discoveries of the 1870s
67
16. Wilhelm Scherer
74
17. Methodological Discussions of the 1870s and 1880s
77
18. Tasks for the Future
83
Notes
85
Select Bibliography
91
Index of Authors
97
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Subjects
BIC Subject: CF – Linguistics
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General