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A History of the German Language Through Texts

1st Edition

By Thomas Gloning, Christopher Young

Routledge

416 pages

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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.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAN000000
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / General
LAN009000
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
LAN014000
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Reference