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Language Planning as a Sociolinguistic Experiment

By: Ernst Jahr

Provides richly detailed insight into the uniqueness of the Norwegian language development. Marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of the Norwegian nation following centuries of Danish rule

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Acquiring Phonology: A Cross-Generational Case-Study

By Neil Smith

The study also highlights the constructs of current linguistic theory, arguing for distinctive features and the notion 'onset' and against some of the claims of Optimality Theory and Usage-based accounts.

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Language Production and Interpretation: Linguistics meets Cognition

By Henk Zeevat

The importance of Henk Zeevat's new monograph cannot be overstated. [...] I recommend it to anyone who combines interests in language, logic, and computation [...]. David Beaver, University of Texas at Austin

Query Details

Query Subject:   Biographical Data on Emmy Sachs
Author:   Guido Oebel
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Linguistic LingField(s):  History of Linguistics

Query:   I'm currently editing an anthology dealing with adjectival intensification
particularly in Germanic languages. As I'd like to include a reprint of a
paper written by Emmy Sachs in the early 1960s (On Steinalt, Stock-
still, and Similar Formations, in Journal of English and Germanic
Philology, Vol. LXII Number 1, January 1963, pp. 581-596), I'm looking
for her biographical data. I'd appreciate any useful information by LL-

Thank you in advance,

Guido Oebel
Saga University (Japan)
LL Issue: 22.2327
Date posted: 02-Jun-2011


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