A History of the German Language Through Texts examines the evolution of German, from the Early Medieval period to the present day. Written in a lively and accessible style, the book looks at the history of German through a wide range of texts, from medical, legal and scientific writing to literature, everyday newspapers and adverts. All texts are translated and accompanied by commentaries. The book also offers a glossary of technical terms and abbreviations, a summary of the main changes in each historical period, a guide to reference material, and suggestions for further reading. A History of the German Language Through Texts is essential reading for students of German, Linguistics or Philology.... is a case in point: spelt consistently in this Tristan MS with alt;oyagt; which pointsto the diphthong /oi/ and the semi-vowel /j/, itappears frequently in others as krogieren/kriegieren. ... Another of GAcrtnerAls words which appearsin our passageanbsp;...
|Title||:||A History of the German Language Through Texts|
|Author||:||Thomas Gloning, Christopher Young|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2004-03-01|