Otto Jespersen : Facets of his Life and Work PDF
Edited by Juul Arne Juul, Nielsen Hans Frede Nielsen
Part of the Studies in the History of the Language Sciences series
This is the first book to give a comprehensive view of the work of Otto Jespersen (1860-1943), the Danish linguist who is perhaps best known for his monumental work A Modern English Grammar on Historical Principles. The articles in this volume show the wide range of Jespersen's interests and discuss the influence of his contribution to the study of language.