Although the author characterizes this book as an "introductory textbook," it in fact covers a wide range of topics and levels and will be suitable for persons at all levels except the most advanced. The first five chapters are preparation for the main part of the book. Chapter I describes the Slavic languages as they exist at present -- their...
Notes on the Contributors 5
I Language Situation and General Policy
Language in Yugoslavia: Situation, Policy, Planning 9
Standard Languages in Yugoslavia 27
Languages of National Minorities and Ethnic Groups in Yugoslavia 43
Languages of National Minorities in Vojvodina 59
The Yugoslav Model of Language Planning: A Confrontation with Other Multilingual Models 72
Negation in Slavic joins the ranks of recent studies on negation in its attempt to deepen our understanding of negation phenomena, and is unique in its breadth and diversity of approach. What began as the proceedings of the Workshop on the Syntax and Semantics of Negation held during the 32nd Annual Poznan' Linguistics Meeting developed into a refereed volume of...
Yale Russian and East European Publications
Semanticheskaia interpretatsiia "znachimykh nulei" v russkikh predlozheniiakh
Consonant Reduction in Russian
Ju. D. Apresjan
Traktovka izbytochnykh aspektualnykh paradigm v tolkovom slovare
Proverbs of the Absurd
The Quest for Truth in Russian Proverbs and Phraseological Expressions
Toward an Unprejudiced Assessment of the Igor' Tale
1. O.O. Potebnja's Conception of Russian Morphosyntax Viewed in its Historical Context
2. V. Jagic's Contribution to Slavic Syntax
3. A.M. Peskovskij's Vision of Russian Syntax.
4. S. Ivsic's Contribution to Slavic Comparative Linguistics
5. Baudouin de Courtenay as Perceived by American Linguists (R. Jakobson and E. Stankiewicz) Assessments of Roman Jakobson's Scholarship
6. Jakobson's Contribution to Slavic Accentology
Polish Syllables is the first comprehensive study of the role that syllable structure plays in the phonology and morphology of a Slavic language. This autosegmental generative analysis offers completely new solutions to several fundamental problems of Polish phonology and makes the theoretical claim that there are two stages of syllabification which are phonologically significant. Chapter One proposes a set of...
Contents Ronelle Alexander
Rhythmic Structure Constituents and Clitic Placement in Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian 1
Christina Y. Bethin
On Quantity Dissimilation in East Slavic 21
Daniel E. Collins
Purging Greek in the Legend of Salonica: A Medieval Slavic Myth of Language 39
The New Ukrainian Standard Language of 1798: Tradition vs. Innovation 59
A Folk Classification of Polish Emotions: Evidence from...
This book is intended for students who have completed the equivalent of a first-year Georgian course. Designed to be used either in the classroom or for self-instruction, the book presupposes only a command of basic Georgian grammar and a basically passive recognition of basic Georgian vocabulary. The philosophy of the course is to expose the student to a rich and...
The first, and larger, part of the volume (all the papers from Aronson's through Tuite's) are homage to the great Georgian scholar, Akaki Shanidze (1887-1987). The remainder of the papers cover a variety of topics. We would particularly call your attention to the papers of Catford and Colarusso, which have great theoretical and typological significance.
Howard I. Aronson:...