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Hjelmslev, Louis 1899-1965

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Works: 244 works in 1,370 publications in 16 languages and 8,389 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  Bibliography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Former owner, Other, Honoree, Creator, Contributor
Classifications: P105, 401
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Prolegomena to a theory of language by Louis Hjelmslev( Book )

247 editions published between 1943 and 2006 in 10 languages and held by 1,893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1943 the first edition of the main work of the great Danish linguist Louis Hjelmslev (1899-1965) appeared, and bore the title "Omkring Sprogteoriens Grundlæggelse". The work was translated into English as "Prolegomena to a Theory of Language" This work came to represent a breakthrough in linguistics and formed an entirely new branch of this field. The author begins by ascertaining that language is an inexhaustible wealth of manifold values; language is the tool with which man moulds thought and feeling, mood, aspiring, will and action, the tool with which he influences and is influenced, the last and deepest condition of human society. Although his analysis of the forms of language employs mathematical models, Hjelmslev was also determined not to neglect the human subject who uses language, which led him to an interest in psychology and Psychoanalysis
Language; an introduction by Louis Hjelmslev( Book )

217 editions published between 1963 and 1997 in 9 languages and held by 1,874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louis Hjelmslev (1899-1965), whose linguistic theories have been influential both in his native Denmark and throughout the world, here describes in larger perspective and in a manner intended for the layman, certain aspects of linguistic science. He begins by distinguishing the functional analysis of a single language from the description of a group of languages, and further distinguishes historical or genetic relations from typological or structural relations. After summarizing 19th- and 20th-century achievement in Indo-European comparative linguistics and surveying the classical Humboldtian typological classification, he proceeds to suggest that a satisfactory typology of languages based on their formal categories is the most important task facing linguists. His thesis is that beneath language usage lies a language structure which determines the identity and constancy of a language; fundamental rules can be found to govern that structure; and the transformation of languages can be conceived and described as a series of linguistic states defined in terms of the dictates of the structure. Included in this edition (which is translated by Francis J. Whitfield) is a new, final chapter which did not appear in the Danish edition. (Amm)
La categoría de los casos : estudio de gramática general by Louis Hjelmslev( Book )

95 editions published between 1935 and 1999 in 8 languages and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Résumé of a theory of language by Louis Hjelmslev( Book )

22 editions published between 1975 and 1978 in 3 languages and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essais linguistiques by Louis Hjelmslev( Book )

32 editions published between 1971 and 1997 in 4 languages and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ensayos lingüísticos by Louis Hjelmslev( Book )

27 editions published between 1972 and 1987 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sistema lingüístico y cambio lingüístico by Louis Hjelmslev( Book )

13 editions published in 1976 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nouveaux essais by Louis Hjelmslev( Book )

11 editions published in 1985 in French and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Principios de gramática general by Louis Hjelmslev( Book )

22 editions published between 1958 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Principes de grammaire générale by Louis Hjelmslev( Book )

41 editions published between 1928 and 1968 in 3 languages and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Acta linguistica( )

in English and French and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outline of glossematics : a study in the methodology of the humanities with special reference to linguistics by Louis Hjelmslev( Book )

8 editions published between 1957 and 1967 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recherches structurales, 1949. Interventions dans le débat glossématique by Louis Hjelmslev( Book )

29 editions published between 1949 and 1970 in 4 languages and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prolegomena zu einer Sprachtheorie by Louis Hjelmslev( Book )

11 editions published in 1974 in German and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Etudes Baltiques by Louis Hjelmslev( Book )

17 editions published in 1932 in 3 languages and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sur l'indépendance de l'épithète by Louis Hjelmslev( Book )

14 editions published in 1956 in 4 languages and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I fondamenti della teoria del linguaggio by Louis Hjelmslev( Book )

21 editions published between 1968 and 1987 in Italian and Spanish and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essais linguistiques II by Louis Hjelmslev( Book )

13 editions published in 1973 in 5 languages and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essais linguistiques by Louis Hjelmslev( Book )

35 editions published between 1959 and 1970 in 5 languages and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sprogsystem og sprogforandring by Louis Hjelmslev( Book )

10 editions published in 1972 in 4 languages and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Hjelmslev, Louis

Hjelmslev, M. Louis 1899-1965

Hjemslev, Louis Trolle

Louis Hjelmslev dänischer Linguist und Vertreter des europäischen Strukturalismus

Louis Hjelmslev Danish linguist

Louis Hjelmslev taalkundige uit Denemarken (1899-1965)

Louis Trolle Hjelmslev linguista e filosofo danese

Ельмслев, Луи

Луи Йелмслев

Луї Єльмслев

Луј Јелмслев

Լուի Ելմսլև

لوئیس ترول یلمسلف زبان‌شناس دانمارکی

লুই ইয়েল্ম্‌স্লেভ

ლუი იელმსლევი

イェルムスレウ

イェルムスレウ, ルイ

イェルムスレウ, ルイス

イエルムスレゥ

イエルムスレウ

ルイス・イェルムスレウ

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