LINGUIST List 12.655
Fri Mar 9 2001
Books: Language & Culture
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- Toni Suutari, Language & Culture: New publications from the Finno-Ugrian Society
Message 1: Language & Culture: New publications from the Finno-Ugrian Society
Date: Tue, 06 Mar 2001 12:37:34 +0200
From: Toni Suutari <toni.suutarihelsinki.fi>
Subject: Language & Culture: New publications from the Finno-Ugrian Society
New publications from the Finno-Ugrian Society
SOPHIE CAPDEVILLE: LE FONDS LAPPONICA DES FELLMAN. Catalogue raisonn�.
Fellmanin suvun Lapponica-kokoelma. The Lapponica Collection of the
Suomalais-Ugrilaisen Seuran Toimituksia 239.
"Le fonds Lapponica des Fellman" is a detailed catalogue of the
Lapponica Collection donated to the Finno-Ugrian Society by the
Fellman family. The collection contains monographs, extracts,
booklets, maps, periodicals, and other publications concerning Lapland
and the Sami people, the earliest being from the 16th century. A great
deal of this literature, which includes ABC-books (spellers),
calendars, almanacs, Bible translations, grammars, dictionaries,
linguistic studies, and novels, is written in the Sami
language. Capdeville also gives biographical information about the
authors represented in the collection. Illustrated.
RAIJA BARTENS: PERMIL�ISTEN KIELTEN RAKENNE JA KEHITYS.
Suomalais-Ugrilaisen Seuran Toimituksia 238.
"Permil�isten kielten rakenne ja kehitys" (The Structure and
Development of the Permic Languages) is a thorough and detailed
comparative overview of the grammar and historical development of the
Udmurt and Komi languages. Written by Raija Bartens, professor of
Uralic languages at Helsinki University, 1976 - 1999. 372 pages. (In
ARTO KILPI� (ed.): 1000-VUOTIAS UNKARI. Tuhatvuotiaan Unkarin valtion
kulttuurin juuret -seminaarin 26. ja 27.4.2000 esitelmi�.
Castrenianumin toimitteita 60. Folia Hungarica 11.
"1000-vuotias Unkari" (One Thousand Years of Hungary) is a collection
of papers presented at the seminar "Tuhatvuotiaan Unkarin valtion
kulttuurin juuret" (The Cultural Roots of the 1000-Year Old State of
Hungary). Hungary as both Finno-Ugric and Central European as well as
the Hungarian language and spirit are discussed from different
empirical perspectives. (In Finnish)
PUBLICATIONS OF THE FINNO-UGRIAN SOCIETY 1885-2000:VIII.
"Publications of the Finno-Ugrian Society 1885-2000:VIII" is a
complete catalogue of all the publications of the Finno-Ugrian
Society. It contains a wide range of scholarly literature about the
Uralic languages and cultures including linguistics, dictionaries,
ethnography, folklore studies, and maps. There are even books from the
nineteenth century still available. Titles and authors of individual
articles are also given as well as prices with instructions on how to
JOHANNA LAAKSO (ed.): FACING FINNIC. Some challenges to historical and
Castrenianumin toimitteita 59.
"Facing Finnic" features papers by twelve linguists interested in the
complicated relationships within the Finnic group and its contacts
with neighbouring Indo-European languages. These twelve authors
challenge and re-evaluate the gaps and biases often found in the
traditional literature, by looking at it in a new light, expressing
their views from perspectives of linguistic disciplines like
grammaticalisation theory, typology, and sociolinguistics. The papers
were first presented in the symposium "Facing Finnic" held at the
International Conference of Uralic Languages in Tartu, Estonia in
August 2000. (Mostly English, some German)
TERHI-MAIJA ITKONEN-ISAKOV: MUUTTUVA SANKARIMYYTTI 1800-LUVUN
Castrenianumin toimitteita 58.
This doctoral dissertation by Terhi-Maija Itkonen-Isakov is a semiotic
analysis of the hero myth as represented in 19th century Hungarian
paintings. (In Finnish)
The publication catalogue of the Finno-Ugrian Society can also be found
on the internet (http://www.helsinki.fi/jarj/sus). Orders should be sent to the
bookstore, Tiedekirja (Kirkkokatu 14, 00170 Helsinki, Finland; Internet:
http://www.tsv.fi/engl/bookstor.html email: tiedekirjatsv.fi,
fax +358 9 635017, tel. +358 9 635 177).
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