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Jespersen, Otto 1860-1943

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Works: 630 works in 3,794 publications in 12 languages and 26,579 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, Dedicatee, Actor, 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 )

192 editions published between 1911 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The philosophy of grammar by Otto Jespersen( Book )

183 editions published between 1924 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

182 editions published between 1933 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,927 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 )

167 editions published between 1909 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,414 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 1,127 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 976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

33 editions published between 1925 and 2013 in English and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

100 editions published between 1904 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book was first published in 1904
Lehrbuch der Phonetik by Otto Jespersen( Book )

55 editions published between 1904 and 2017 in German and Undetermined and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

51 editions published between 1894 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 443 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 416 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 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected writings by Otto Jespersen( Book )

20 editions published between 1933 and 1962 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An international language by Otto Jespersen( Book )

31 editions published between 1928 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 258 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."
Mankind, nation and individual from a linguistic point of view by Otto Jespersen( Book )

7 editions published between 1925 and 2007 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

68 editions published between 1942 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phonetische Grundfragen by Otto Jespersen( Book )

15 editions published in 1904 in German and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Efficiency in linguistic change by Otto Jespersen( Book )

26 editions published between 1941 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected writings of Otto Jespersen by Otto Jespersen( Book )

23 editions published between 1933 and 2010 in English and held by 177 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
 
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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 languageProgress in language; with special reference to EnglishAn international languageMankind, nation and individual from a linguistic point of view
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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