Intensifiers in English and German
Edited by Peter Siemund
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Intensifiers in English and German by Peter Siemund
Book DescriptionThis book deals with expressions like English myself, yourself, himself and so on, and German selbst from a perspective of language comparison. It is the first book-length study of intensifiers ever written. The study investigates the syntax and semantics of these expressions and provides a thorough account of a much neglected grammatical domain. Given that the approach is both descriptive and analytic, the book will be of interest to linguists, grammar writers and teachers of English and German alike.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415217132
(234mm x 156mm x 27mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 25-Nov-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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