Johan Storm: Dhi Gretest Praktikal Linswist in Dhi Werld (Publications of the Philological Society)

Johan Storm: Dhi Gretest Praktikal Linswist in Dhi Werld (Publications of the Philological Society)

By: Andrew R. Linn (author)Paperback

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This is the first complete study of the life and work of Johan Storm, one of the most admired linguists of the late nineteenth century. It presents his work on language in its entirety, covering his contributions to English philology, Romance languages and Norwegian. Andrew Linn describes Storma s position at the centre of a community of phoneticians, dialectologists, modern language teachers and language reformers, at a crucial period in the development of modern linguistics. He demonstrates the importance of Storma s ideas to the emergence of language study in its modern form, to the ousting of Classics by modern languages in school and university, and to contemporary debates on the standardization of Norwegian. He also highlights the ongoing relevance of Storma s work to the study and teaching of English and Romance languages, and to the fields of phonetics and dialectology.

About Author

Andrew R. Linn is Professor of the History of Linguistics at the University of Sheffield. His previous publications include Constructing the Grammars of a Language: Ivar Aasen and Nineteenth--century Norwegian Linguistics (1997) and Standardization: Studies from the Germanic Languages (2002).


Preface. 1 Johan Storm. 1.1 Discovering the Man. 1.2 Facts and Figures. 1.3 Storm on Himself. 1.4 Others on Storm. 1.5 Storm the Teacher. 1.6 Working Methods. 1.7 Reception of his Work. 1.8 Posterity. 2 English. 2.1 Background. 2.1.1 Storma s Knowledge of English. 2.1.2 English at the University. 2.1.3 The University Study of English in Europe. 2.2 Engelsk Filologi / Englische Philologie:. 2.2.1 The 1879 Version. 2.2.2 The 1881 Version. 2.2.3 The Final Version. 2.2.4 Phonetik und Aussprache (1892) and Beyond. Storm and the New Science. The Phonetic Schools. Prosody. 2.3 Language Teaching Reform. 2.3.1 The Reform Movement. 2.3.2 Quousque Tandem. 2.3.3 Storma s Role. 2.3.4 Bennetta s Practiske Larebog i det engelske Sprog (1862). 3 Romance Languages. 3.1 Background. 3.1.1 Storma s Knowledge of the Romance Languages. 3.1.2 Romance Languages at the University. 3.1.3 Further Afield. 3.2 Popular Works. 3.2.1 De romanske Sprog og Folk (1871). 3.2.2 Franske Taleovelser. Mellemtrin (1887). Hoiere Trin (1897). 3.2.3 Encyclopadia Britannica. 3.3 Scientific Works:. 3.3.1 Storre fransk Syntax (1911--1919). 3.3.2 Shorter Works. Early Reviews. Remarques sur les voyelles atones. du latin, des dialectes italiques. et de la italien (1875). Romania. Phonetische Studien and the Philologistsa Meetings. Practical Works. 4 Norwegian. 4.1 Reforming the Language. 4.1.1 Storma s role. 4.1.2 The Language Situation. 4.1.3 Storma s Position. Det norske Maalstrav (1878). Unorsk og norsk (1881). Det nynorske Landsmaal. En Undersogelse (1888). Norsk Sprog: Kraakemaal og Landsmaal (1896). Landsmaalet som Kultursprog (1903). Norsk Retskrivning (1904 / 1906). Franske Taleovelser (1897) revisited. Was Storm Right?. 4.2 Charting the Language. 4.2.1 History of the Language. Oldn Sproghistorie (1869). Vark over det norske Sprog (1877). 4.2.2 Advisory Work. A Selection of Phrases for Tourists (4th edition 1881). Lexicon Lapponicum (1887). Grask Grammatik til Skolebrug (1866). 4.2.3 Literary Studies. Biblical Language. Storma s Involvement. Bibelsproget (1906). Norwegian Literature. Ibsen. Asbjornsen & Moe. 4.3 The Dialects. 4.3.1 The Dialectological Work. 4.3.2 Norvegia: Tidsskrift for det norske Folks Maal og Minder. 4.3.3 Norsk Lydskrift med Omrids af Fonetiken (1884--1908). Le Tombeau de Johan Storm. References:. 1. Unpublished Materials. 2. Works by Storm. 3. Other Works Cited. Index.

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  • ISBN13: 9781405121521
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 352
  • ID: 9781405121521
  • weight: 554
  • ISBN10: 1405121521

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