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Current Issues in the Analysis of Semitic Grammar and Lexicon I: Oslo-Göteborg Cooperation 3rd-5th June 2004
Edzard, Lutz and Jan Retsö, editors

Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2005 pp. 253. €48.00

Series Information
Abhandlungen für die Kunde des Morgenlandes, LVI,3

Description: This collection of articles emanates from the panel Current Issues in the Analysis of Semitic Grammar and Lexicon, which was held at the University of Oslo on June 3 and 4, 2004 in cooperation with the University of Gothenburg. The papers collected in this volume cover theoretical perspectives on comparative Semitic, Arabic, and Hebrew linguistics to the practical application of philological methods to ancient, medieval, and modern texts. The contributions are ordered in three sections: I. Afroasiatic, Comparative Semitic, and Arabic; II. Native Arabic Grammatical Theory and Modern Linguistic and Literary Theory Applied to Arabic; and III. Classical Hebrew and Aramaic. The contributors are: Andrzej Zaborski, Kraków; Jan Retsö, Gothenburg; Kjell Magne Yri , Oslo; Lutz Edzard, Oslo; Ramzi Baalbaki, Beirut; Pierre Larcher, Aix-en-Provence; Rasoul al-Khafaji, Gothenburg; Heléne Kammensjö, Gothenburg; Judith Josephson, Gothenburg, Werner Diem, Köln; Rolf Furuli, Oslo; Hallvard Hagelia, Kristiansand.

Subjects: Methods, Linguistics

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Review by Frederick E. Greenspahn
Published 11/29/2008
Citation: Frederick E. Greenspahn, review of Lutz Edzard and Jan Retsö, eds., Current Issues in the Analysis of Semitic Grammar and Lexicon I: Oslo-Göteborg Cooperation 3rd-5th June 2004, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2008).


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