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Jespersen, Otto 1860-1943

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Works: 477 works in 3,736 publications in 12 languages and 26,576 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Records and correspondence  Conference papers and proceedings  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Former owner, Author of introduction, Redactor, Correspondent, Creator, Dedicatee, Other, Contributor, Actor, Translator
Classifications: P105, 425
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Growth and structure of the English language by Otto Jespersen( Book )

295 editions published between 1904 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 3,252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

195 editions published between 1911 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book was first published in 1922
The philosophy of grammar by Otto Jespersen( Book )

185 editions published between 1924 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deciding that his sleigh is too old to use for delivering presents, Santa Claus gets a helicopter but finds after several mishaps that his sleigh and reindeer are still the most reliable transportation
Essentials of English grammar by Otto Jespersen( Book )

189 editions published between 1933 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,963 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 )

302 editions published between 1909 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 1,817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mankind, nation and individual from a linguistic point of view by Otto Jespersen( Book )

68 editions published between 1925 and 2013 in English and Norwegian and held by 1,137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 1,126 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 )

76 editions published between 1936 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 983 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

106 editions published between 1904 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book was first published in 1904
Progress in language; with special reference to English by Otto Jespersen( Book )

61 editions published between 1894 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected writings by Otto Jespersen( Book )

56 editions published between 1933 and 2010 in English and Japanese and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects together the writings of Otto Jespersen. This book deals with such subjects as: English grammar, phonetics, history of English, language teaching, language in general, international language and miscellaneous papers
Lehrbuch der Phonetik by Otto Jespersen( Book )

55 editions published between 1904 and 2017 in German and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

27 editions published between 1933 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 415 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>
International communication; a symposium on the language problem by Herbert N Shenton( Book )

9 editions published in 1931 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An international language by Otto Jespersen( Book )

30 editions published between 1928 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 263 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."
Negation in English and other languages by Otto Jespersen( Book )

33 editions published between 1917 and 2010 in English and Danish and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Efficiency in linguistic change by Otto Jespersen( Book )

32 editions published between 1941 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Hart's pronunciation of English (1569-1570) by Otto Jespersen by Otto Jespersen( Book )

22 editions published between 1907 and 2013 in English and German and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phonetische Grundfragen by Otto Jespersen( Book )

16 editions published in 1904 in German and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little old lady who is not afraid of anything must deal with a pumpkin head, a tall black hat, and other spooky objects that follow her through the dark woods trying to scare her
A modern English grammar on historical principles by Otto Jespersen( Book )

60 editions published between 1914 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First Published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company
 
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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 principlesMankind, nation and individual from a linguistic point of viewHow to teach a foreign languageProgress in language; with special reference to EnglishSelected writingsAn international language
Alternative Names
Espersen, O.

Espersen, Otto.

Espersen, Otto 1860-1943

Jespersen Jens Otto Harry

Jespersen Jens Otto Harry 1860-1943

Jespersen, O.

Jespersen Otto

Jespersøn, Otto 1860-1943

Otto Jespersen dani linguiste

Otto Jespersen dänischer Linguist

Otto Jespersen Danish linguist

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 taalkundige uit Denemarken (1860-1943)

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, 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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