Comparative Syntax of Old English and Old Icelandic: Linguistic, Literary and Historical Implications

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Study of the syntax of Old English and Old Icelandic has for long been dominated by the impressions of early philologists. Their assertions that these languages were free in their word-order were for many years unchallenged. Only within the last two decades has it been demonstrated that the word-order of each shows regular patterns which approach the status of rules, and which may be precisely described. This book takes the subject one step further by offering a comparison of the syntax of Old English and Old Icelandic, the ...

Comparative Syntax of Old English and Old Icelandic: Linguistic, Literary and Historical Implications 2005, Peter Lang Gmbh, Internationaler Verlag Der Wissenschaften, Bern

ISBN-13: 9783039102709

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