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The Grimm brothers and the Germanic past [electronic resource] / edited by Elmer H. Antonsen with James W. Marchand and Ladislav Zgusta.

Contributor(s): Antonsen, Elmer H | Marchand, James Woodrow, 1926- | Zgusta, Ladislav | International Bicentenary Symposium on the Brothers Grimm (1986 : University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign).
Material type: TextTextSeries: Amsterdam studies in the theory and history of linguistic scienceSeries IIIStudies in the history of the language sciences: v. 54.Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins Pub. Co., 1990Description: 1 online resource (x, 162 p.) : port.ISBN: 9789027278081 (electronic bk.); 9027278083 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Grimm, Wilhelm, 1786-1859 -- Congresses | Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863 -- Congresses | German philology -- Congresses | Germanic philology -- Congresses | Philologists -- Germany -- Biography -- Congresses | Fil�ologos -- Alemania -- Biograf�ia | Grimm, Wilhelm Karl, 1786-1859 -- Congr�es | Grimm, Jakob Ludwig Karl, 1785-1863 -- Congr�es | Philologie allemande -- Congr�es | Philologie germanique -- Congr�es | Philologues -- Allemagne -- Biographies -- Congr�es | Grimm, Wilhelm, 1786-1859 -- Congresos y asambleas | Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863 -- Congresos y asambleas | FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / GermanGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Grimm brothers and the Germanic past.DDC classification: 430/.92/2 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
THE GRIMM BROTHERS AND THE GERMANIC PAST; Editorial page; Title page; Copyright page; Dedication; PREFACE; Table of contents; INTRODUCTION; JACOBGRIMM'S POSITION IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF LINGUISTICS AS A SCIENCE; JACOB GRIMMAND THE 'GERMAN' DIALECTS; GRIMM'S GRAMMAR GAINS GROUND IN ENGLAND, 1832-1852; GRIMM'S LAW: A REAPPRAISAL OF GRIMM'S FORMULATION FROM A PRESENT-DAY PERSPECTIVE; WILHELM GRIMM AND THE STUDY OF RUNES; THE GRIMMS' HILDEBRANDSLIED; JACOB GRIMM AND WILHELM GRIMM AT WORK ON THEIR DICTIONARY.
Summary: The pioneering work of Jacob Grimm and Wilhelm Grimm in the areas of Germanic comparative and historical linguistics, lexicography, philology, and medieval studies places them squarely among the most important figures in the history of the language sciences. The contributions to this volume present a fascinating and timely reevaluation and reaffirmation of the significance of the Grimm Brothers' work in these areas, all of which the Grimms viewed as necessary components in their search for the essence of the German and Germanic Volksgeist.
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Includes one contribution in German.

Rev. version of papers from the International Bicentenary Symposium on the Brothers Grimm, held Apr. 10-12, 1986, at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [141]-155) and index.

Description based on print version record.

THE GRIMM BROTHERS AND THE GERMANIC PAST; Editorial page; Title page; Copyright page; Dedication; PREFACE; Table of contents; INTRODUCTION; JACOBGRIMM'S POSITION IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF LINGUISTICS AS A SCIENCE; JACOB GRIMMAND THE 'GERMAN' DIALECTS; GRIMM'S GRAMMAR GAINS GROUND IN ENGLAND, 1832-1852; GRIMM'S LAW: A REAPPRAISAL OF GRIMM'S FORMULATION FROM A PRESENT-DAY PERSPECTIVE; WILHELM GRIMM AND THE STUDY OF RUNES; THE GRIMMS' HILDEBRANDSLIED; JACOB GRIMM AND WILHELM GRIMM AT WORK ON THEIR DICTIONARY.

The pioneering work of Jacob Grimm and Wilhelm Grimm in the areas of Germanic comparative and historical linguistics, lexicography, philology, and medieval studies places them squarely among the most important figures in the history of the language sciences. The contributions to this volume present a fascinating and timely reevaluation and reaffirmation of the significance of the Grimm Brothers' work in these areas, all of which the Grimms viewed as necessary components in their search for the essence of the German and Germanic Volksgeist.

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