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Jespersen, Otto 1860-1943

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Works: 568 works in 3,792 publications in 12 languages and 26,705 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Records and correspondence  Conference papers and proceedings  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Other, Former owner, Author of introduction, Redactor, Creator, Correspondent, Actor, Dedicatee, Contributor, Translator
Classifications: P105, 425
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Growth and structure of the English language by Otto Jespersen( Book )

297 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 3,266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Language : its nature, development and origin by Otto Jespersen( Book )

190 editions published between 1911 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The philosophy of grammar by Otto Jespersen( Book )

190 editions published between 1924 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book was first published in 1924
Essentials of English grammar by Otto Jespersen( Book )

190 editions published between 1933 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,942 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A one-volume grammar embodying the principles explained in 'The philosophy of grammar' and partly carried out in the four volumes of my 'Modern English grammar.'"--Preface
A modern English grammar on historical principles by Otto Jespersen( Book )

152 editions published between 1909 and 1983 in 5 languages and held by 1,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Progress in Language: With Special Reference to English. New Edition by Otto Jespersen( )

4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 1,133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Progress in Language, first published in 1894, dates from fairly early in Otto Jespersen's (1860-1943) academic career; it already contains many of the essentials of his argument against the prevailing mode of 19th-century linguistic thought which he maintained until the end of his life. As James D. McCawley writes in the Introduction:"Much of the fascination of reading this long out-of-print classic lies in seeing its relationship to Jespersen's long and distinguished subsequent career: seeing how much importance he already attached to variation in language, how tightly his views on linguistic
Analytic syntax by Otto Jespersen( Book )

69 editions published between 1936 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to teach a foreign language by Otto Jespersen( Book )

100 editions published between 1904 and 2018 in English and Multiple languages and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book was first published in 1904
Mankind, nation and individual from a linguistic point of view by Otto Jespersen( Book )

17 editions published between 1925 and 2007 in English and Norwegian and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lehrbuch der Phonetik by Otto Jespersen( Book )

55 editions published between 1904 and 2017 in German and Undetermined and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Linguistica; selected papers in English, French and German by Otto Jespersen( Book )

26 editions published between 1933 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

<P>This volume, first published in 1933, brings together a collection of Otto Jespersen's papers in English, German, and French, which he himself felt should be presented to an international public. This title gives a picture of Jespersen's development and endeavours as a linguist, and covers a wide time period of his career. This book will be of interest to students of linguistics and foreign language study. </P>
Mankind, nation and individual from a linguistic point of view by Otto Jespersen( Book )

23 editions published between 1925 and 2013 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

International communication; a symposium on the language problem by Herbert N Shenton( Book )

9 editions published in 1931 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected writings by Otto Jespersen( Book )

20 editions published between 1933 and 1962 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An international language by Otto Jespersen( Book )

31 editions published between 1928 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A plea for an artificial international auxiliary language and a presentation of the author's scheme for such a language, to be designated "Novial."
Progress in language; with special reference to English by Otto Jespersen( Book )

34 editions published between 1894 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A modern English grammar on historical principles by Otto Jespersen( Book )

77 editions published between 1942 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A modern English grammar on historical principles by Otto Jespersen( Book )

14 editions published between 1909 and 2007 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Progress in language : with special reference to English by Otto Jespersen( Book )

23 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Efficiency in linguistic change by Otto Jespersen( Book )

29 editions published between 1941 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Growth and structure of the English language
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Language : its nature, development and originThe philosophy of grammarEssentials of English grammarA modern English grammar on historical principlesHow to teach a foreign languageMankind, nation and individual from a linguistic point of viewAn international languageProgress in language; with special reference to English
Alternative Names
Espersen, O.

Espersen Otto

Espersen, Otto 1860-1943

Jens Otto Harry 1860-1943

Jespersen

Jespersen Jens Otto Harry

Jespersen Jens Otto Harry 1860-1943

Jespersen O.

Jespersen Otto

Jespersenas Otas

Jespersøn Otto

Jespersøn, Otto 1860-1943

Otto Jespersen Dana linguisto

Otto Jespersen dani linguiste

Otto Jespersen dänischer Linguist

Otto Jespersen Danish linguist

Otto Jespersen dansk anglist & allmänlingvist

Otto Jespersen dánský jazykovědec

Otto Jespersen językoznawca duński

Otto Jespersen linguista e glottoteta danese

Otto Jespersen lingüista y filósofo danés

Otto Jespersen linguiste danois

Otto Jespersen linguiste dansce

Otto Jespersen taalkundige uit Denemarken (1860-1943)

Yeh-ssu-po-sen Ao-t'o

Yeh-ssu-po-sen, Ao-tʻo 1860-1943

Yesi, Bosen, 1860-1943

Yesibosen 1860-1943

Yesibosen, Aotuo 1860-1943

Есперсен Йенс Отто Харри

Есперсен, О 1860-1943

Есперсен, О. (Отто), 1860-1943

Есперсен, Отто

Ота Есперсен

Ота Еспэрсэн

Отто Есперсен

Отто Єсперсен

Օտտո Եսպերսեն

اتو یسپرسن

أوتو جسبرسن

অটো ইয়েসপার্সেন

ਓਟੋ ਜੈਸਪਰਸਨ

예스퍼슨, O. 1860-1943

예스퍼슨, 오토 1860-1943

예스페르센, 오토 1860-1943

오토 예스베르센

イェスペルセン

イェスペルセン, O

イェスペルセン, オットー

イエスペルセン, O

エスパーセン, オットー

オットー・イェスペルセン

葉斯柏森 1860-1943

葉斯柏森, 奧托 1860-1943

叶斯泊森, 1860-1943

奧托·葉斯柏森

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