Select Bibliography of English Texts on Swiss German

 

Bickel, Hans, Switzerland: The Language Situation. In: Brown, Keith, ed., Encyclopedia of language and linguistics. Vol. 12. 2nd edition. Amsterdam 2006, S. 323–325.

Bon, Primus B., English Words in Swiss German Usage. In: American Speech 23, 1948, S. 232–235.

Brandner, Ellen/Salzmann, Martin, Crossing the Lake: motion verb constructions in Bodensee-Alemannic and Swiss German. In: Groninger Arbeiten zur germanistischen Linguistik 48, 2009, S. 81–113.

Brandner, Ellen/Salzmann, Martin, Crossing the lake. Motion verb constructions in Bodensee-Alemannic and Swiss German. In: Comparative Germanic Syntax. The State of the Art; hg. von Peter Ackema [u. a.]. Amsterdam 2012, S. 67–97.

Bucheli Berger, Claudia/Glaser, Elvira/Seiler, Guido, Is a syntactic dialectology possible? Contributions from Swiss German. In: Methods in Contemporary Linguistics. In Honour of Iwar Werlen; hg. von Andrea Ender, Adrian Leemann, Bernhard Wälchli. Berlin/Boston 2012 (Trends in Linguistics, Studies and Monographs 247), S. 93–119. 

Charleston, Britta M., The English Linguistic Invasion of Switzerland. In: English Studies 40, 1959, S. 271–282.

Christen, Helen, Convergence and Divergence in the Swiss German Dialects. In: Folia Linguistca 32/1–2, Berlin 1998, S. 53–67.

Cooper, Kathrin, Topics in Zurich German Syntax. Groningen 1995 (Groninger Arbeiten zur germanistischen Linguistik 38).

Dalcher, Peter, English Names in Swiss-German Usage. In: Proceedings of the Ninth International Congress of Onomastic Sciences. University College London, July 3–8 1966. Louvain 1969, S. 165–174.

Dalcher, Peter, Anglicisms in Swiss German. The Evaluation by Computer of a Survey conducted in 1964/5. In: Viereck, Wolfgang/Bald, Wolf-Dietrich, eds., English in Contact with other Languages. Studies in honour of Broder Carstensen on the occasion of his 60th birthday. Budapest 1986, S. 179–206.

Dal Negro, Silvia, The decay of a language. The case of a German dialect in the Italian Alps. Bern 2004.

Dürmüller, Urs, English for International and Intranational Purposes in Multilingual Switzerland. In: Bulletin de la section de Linguistique de la faculté des Lettres de Lausanne 6, 1984, S. 55–74.

Enstrom, Daly H., Babbling Sounds of Swiss-German Infants. A Phonetic and Spectographic Analysis. Thesis phil. I. Zurich 1976.

Fleischer, Jürg, The Sociolinguistic Setting of Swiss Yiddish and the Impact on its Grammar. In: University of Pennsylvania Working Papers in Linguistics 10 (2004), S. 89–102.

Fleischer, Jürg/Schmid, Stephan, Zurich German. In: Journal of the International Phonetic Association 36/2, 2006, S. 243–253.

Frey, Natascha, Wh-doubling in Swiss German: Copying of Wh-word as Tag-Formation. In: European Dialect Syntax Project. Papers presented at the Workshop on Syntactic Doubling in European Dialects, Amsterdam, March 2006. Amsterdam 2007: http://www.zora.uzh.ch

Gilles, Peter/Siebenhaar, Beat, Areal variation in segmental phonetics and phonology. In: Language and Space. An International Handbook of Linguistic Variation. Volume 1: Theories and Methods; hg. von Peter Auer und Jürgen Erich Schmidt. Berlin/New York 2010 (Handbücher zur Sprach- und Kommunikationswissenschaft 30.1), S. 760–786. 

Glaser, Elvira/Bart, Gabriela, Discovering and mapping syntactic areas: old and new methods. In: Proceedings of the International symposium on limits and areas in dialectology (LimiAr) 2011; hg. von Xosé Afonso Álvarez Pérez [u. a.]. Lissabon 2012, S. 345–363. [on cartographic representation of Swiss German syntactic data]

Glaser, Elvira/Frey, Natascha, Doubling Phenomena in Swiss German Dialects. In: European Dialect Syntax Project. Papers presented at the Workshop on Syntactic Doubling in European Dialects, Amsterdam, March 2006. Amsterdam 2007:  http://www.meertens.knaw.nl 

Guggenheim-Grünberg, Florence, Place Names in Swiss Yiddish: Examples of the Assimilatory Power of a Western Yiddish Dialect. In: U. Weinreich, ed., The Field of Yiddish II. The Hague 1965, S. 147–157. 

Guggenheim-Grünberg, Florence, The Horse Dealers’ Language of the Swiss Jews in Endingen and Lengnau. In: U. Weinreich, ed., The Field of Yiddish: Studies in Language, Folklore and Literature. New York 1954, S. 48–62.

Haas, Walter, Winteler, Jost. In: H. Stammerjohann, ed., A Bio-Bibliographical Companion to the History of Linguistics. Vol. 2. 2nd edition. Tübingen 2009, S. 1650–1651.

Haas, Walter, A  study on areal diffusion. In: Language and Space. An International Handbook of Linguistic Variation. Volume 1: Theories and Methods; hg. von Peter Auer und Jürgen Erich Schmidt. Berlin/New York 2010 (Handbücher zur Sprach- und Kommunikationswissenschaft 30.1), S. 649–667.

Hale, Everett A., Verbal Complementation in Züritütsch. Diss. phil. University of Illinois 1966. Ann Arbor, University Microfilms 1967.

Hlubik, T., Some Observations on the Sound System of the Sub-Dialect of the Town of Laupen, near Bern, Switzerland. In: Leeds, Phonetic Department, Report No. 1. Leeds 1968, S. 28–40.

Keller, Rudolf E., German Dialects. Phonology and Morphology. With Selected Texts. Manchester 1961.

Keller, Rudolf E., Diglossia in German-speaking Switzerland. In: W. Haas, ed., Standard languages, Spoken and Written. Mont Follick Series 5. Manchester 1982, S. 70–93.

Knowles, Isobel A., Vom fëgfür. A Treatise on Purgatory by [Aegidius] Tschudi; ed. from the Original Ms. in the Abbey Archives of St. Gall with a Grammatical Commentary, Notes and a Glossary [Heidelberg 1925].

Kraehenmann, Astrid, Quantity and Prosodic Asymmetries in Alemannic. Synchronic and Diachronic Perspectives. Berlin/New York 2003.

Kuhn, Hans, Dialect dictionaries – a contradiction in itself? In: Mary Snell-Hornby, ed., ZüriLex '86 Proceedings. Papers read at the EURALEX International Congress, University of Zürich, 9–14 September 1986. Tübingen 1988, S. 237–247.

Leemann, Adrian, Comparative Analysis of Voice Fundamental Frequency Behavior of Four Swiss German Dialects. Berner Diss. Tokyo/Bern 2009: http://www.swiss-linguistics.com/leemann/assets/Leemann%20PhD%202009%20author%20ed.pdf

Leemann, Adrian, Swiss German Intonation Patterns. Amsterdam 2012 (Studies in language variation 10).

Leemann, Adrian/Siebenhaar, Beat, Prosodic Features of Spontaneous Utterance-Initial Phrases in Bernese and Valais Swiss German. In: Proceedings of the International Symposium on Linguistic Patterns in Spontaneous Speech. Taipei 2006, S. 127–142.

Leemann, Adrian/Siebenhaar, Beat, Intonational and temporal features of Swiss German. In: Proceedings of the 16th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences. Saarbrücken 2007, S. 957–960. 

Leemann, Adrian/Siebenhaar, Beat, Perception of Dialectal Prosody. In: Proceedings of Interspeech 2008, Brisbane, Australia, September 22–26. Rundle Mall 2008, S. 524–527.

Leemann, Adrian/Siebenhaar, Beat, Swiss Alpine and Midland Intonation. In: Proceedings of Speech Prosody 2008, Campinas, Brazil, May 6–9; hg. von Plinio A. Barbosa [u. a.]. São Paulo 2008, S. 289–292: http://www.isw.unibe.ch

Leemann, Adrian/Siebenhaar, Beat, Statistical Modeling of F0 and Timing of Swiss German Dialects. In: Proceedings of Speech Prosody 2010, Chicago, Illinois:http://speechprosody2010.illinois.edu/papers/100180.pdf

Leemann, Adrian/Zuberbühler, Lucy, Declarative sentence intonation patterns in 8 Swiss German dialects. In: Proceedings of Interspeech 2010, Makuhari, Japan, 26–30 September 2010. Vol. 3. Red Hook NY 2011, S. 1768–1771.

Lewis, Brian A., Swiss German in Wisconsin: The Impact of English. In: American Speech 48, 1975, S. 211–228

Löffler, Heinrich, Official standardization and actual usage of place names in a trilingual country such as Switzerland. In: Logos. Special edition: Names conference. 3rd congress of the Names Society of Southern Africa, September 1985. 5, 1/2, 1985 [1987], S. 121–125.

Löffler, Heinrich, Names and regional respectively national identity in a polylingual country such as Switzerland. In: Nomina Africana. Journal of the Names Society of Southern Africa 2, 1, 1988, S. 159–169.

Martin, Graham, National Linguistic Peculiarities in German-Language Dictionaries for Use in Schools: Austriacisms in the Österreichischer Schülerduden and Helveticisms in the Schweizer Schülerduden. In: German Life and Letters. New Series 44, 1, 1990, S. 71–89.

Martin, Graham, The Incidence of the Diminutive Suffix -li in Contemporary Swiss Written Usage. In: 'Das unsichtbare Band der Sprache'. Studies in German Language and Linguistic History in Memory of Leslie Seiffert. Stuttgarter Arbeiten zu Germanistik 280, 1993, S. 587–595.

McCormick, Terrence C., Stressed Vowel Phonology of the Urkunden of St. Gallen in the First Half of the Fourteenth Century. Frankfurt/Bern 1977 (Europäische Hochschulschriften, Reihe 1, 189).

Meier, Hans H., Scots is Not Alone: The Swiss and Low German Analogues. In: A. J. Aitken et al., eds., Bards and Makars. Selected papers from the first International Conference on Scottish Language and Literature, Medieval and Renaissance, held in Edinburgh, Sept. 10–16, 1975. Glasgow 1977, S. 201–212.

Moulton, William G., Swiss German Dialect and Romance Patois. Yale University Diss. Supplement to Language 17, 1941.

Moulton, William G., The Short Vowel Systems of Northern Switzerland. A Study in Structural Dialectology. In: Word 16, 1960, S. 155–182.

Moulton, William G., The Dialect Geography of hast, hat in Swiss German. In: Language 37, 1961, S. 497–508.

Moulton, William G., Dialect Geography and the Concept of Phonological Space. In: Word 18, 1962, S. 23–32.

Moulton, William . G., The Mapping of Phonemic Systems. In: Verhandlungen des 2. Internationalen Dialektologenkongresses 2. Beihefte zur Zeitschrift für Mundartforschung NF. 4. Wiesbaden 1968, S. 574–591.

Moulton, William G., Opportunities in Dialectology. In: Proceedings of the International Conference of Nordic and General Linguistics. Reykjavik 1969.

Moulton, William G., Vowel Systems With five Heights. In: Beihefte zur Zeitschrift für Dialektologie und Linguistik NF. 9. Wiesbaden 1973, S. 187–194.

Pap, Leo, The Language Situation in Switzerland: An Updated Survey. In: Lingua 80, 1990, S. 109–148.

Penner, Zvi (ed.), Topics in Swiss German Syntax. Bern 1995.

Pilch, Herbert, Basel German: A Challenge to Phonemic Typology. In: Verhandlungen des 8. Internationalen Phonetikerkongresses. Leeds 1975, S. 245–249.

Pinheiro-Weber, Ursula, Bärndütsch. Dialäkt for you. Textbook including CD. Bern 2012.

Rash, Felicity, French and Italian lexical influences in German-speaking Switzerland (1550–1650). Berlin/New York 1989 (Studia Linguistica Germanica 25).

Rash, Felicity, Gwaggli and Gwagglitante. The Use of Epithets for Men and Women in Swiss German Past and Present. In: 'Das unsichtbare Band der Sprache'. Studies in German Language and Linguistic History in Memory of Leslie Seiffert. Stuttgarter Arbeiten zur Germanistik 280, 1993, 597–625.

Rash, Felicity, The German Language in Switzerland. Multilingualism, Diglossia and Variation. Bern 1998 (German linguistic and cultural studies 3).

Rash, Felicity, The German-Romance Language Borders in Switzerland. In: Journal of Multilingual & Multicultural Development 23, 1 & 2 (2002). Special Issue, Language Contact at the Romance-Germanic Language Border, S. 112–136.

Rash, Felicity, Lingustic Politeness and Greeting Rituals in German-speaking Switzerland. In: Siebenhaar, Beat, ed.,  Dialektologie des Schweizerdeutschen – Dialectology of Swiss German. 2004 (Linguistik online 20: www.linguistik-online.de/20_04/rash.html).

Rash, Felicity, «Englisch ist cool»: The Influence of English on Swiss German. In: Englischer Sprachkontakt in den Varietäten des Deutschen / English in Contact with Varieties of German; hg. von Falco Pfalzgraf. Frankfurt a. M. [u. a.] 2009, S. 171–183 (Österreichisches Deutsch – Sprache der Gegenwart 12).

Reese, Johannes, Swiss German. The Modern Alemannic Vernacular in and around Zurich. München 2007 (Languages of the World/Materials 462).

Richardson, Peter N., German-Romance Contact: Name-Giving in Walser Settlements. Amsterdam 1974 (Amsterdamer Publikationen zur Sprache und Literatur 15).

Robinson, Orrin W., A «Scattered» Rule in Swiss German. In: Language 52, 1976, S. 148–162.

Russ, Charles V.J., The Swiss German Dialect of Bosco Gurin. In: Transactions of the Philological Society. Oxford 1981, S. 136–156.

Russ, Charles V.J., Language and Society in German Switzerland. Multilingualism, Diglossia and Variation. In: Sprache und Gesellschaft in deutschsprachigen Ländern. Beiträge eines Werkstattgesprächs des Goethe-Instituts York in Zusammenarbeit mit dem Department of Language and Linguistic Science der Universität York am 16./17.9.1985 in York. Yorker Werkheft. München 1987, S. 94–121.

Russ, Charles V. J., High Alemannic. In: Charles V. J. Russ, ed., The Dialects of Modern German. London 1990, S. 364–393.

Russ, Charles V.J., The German language in Switzerland. In: Russ, Charles V. J., ed., The German language today. A linguistic introduction. London/ New York 1994, S. 76–99.

Salzmann, Martin, Variation in resumption requires violable constraints – a case study in Alemannic relativization. In: Optimality Theory and Minimalism: Interface Theories; hg. von Hans Broekhuis and Ralf Vogel. Potsdam 2008, S. 99–132 (Linguistics in Potsdam 28):http://www.ling.uni-potsdam.de/lip/

Salzmann, Martin, When movement and base-generation compete – on the definition of the reference set, the typology of resumption, and ranked economy constraints. In: Groninger Arbeiten zur germanistischen Linguistik 48, 2009, S. 27–63. [on relativization in Zurich German]

Salzmann, Martin, When movement and base-generation compete. The definition of the reference set and parameterized preferences for elementary operations. In: Linguistics in the Netherlands 26 (2009), S. 64–77. [on relativization in Zurich German]

Salzmann, Martin, Different notions of variation and their reflexes in Swiss German relativization. In: Describing and Modeling Variation in Grammar; hg. von Andreas Dufter, Jürg Fleischer, Guido Seiler. Berlin/New York 2009 (Trends in Linguistics 204), S. 135–161.

Salzmann, Martin, Silent resumptives in Zurich German possessor relativization. In: Null Pronouns; hg. von Melani Wratil und Peter Gallmann. Berlin 2011 (Studies in generative grammar 106), S. 141–221.

Salzmann, Martin, Deriving reconstruction asymmetries in Across The Board movement by means of asymmetric extraction + ellipsis. In: Comparative Germanic Syntax. The State of the Art; hg. von Peter Ackema [u. a.]. Amsterdam 2012, S. 353–385.  [on relativization in Zurich German]

Salzmann, Martin/Seiler, Guido, Variation as the exception or the rule? Swiss relatives, revisited. In: Sprachwissenschaft 35 (2010), S. 79–117. 

Schwarzenbach, Rudolf, «Schwizerdütsch» (Swiss-German Vernacular). Pro Helvetia Press Section XI/72.

Sibler, Pius/Weibel, Robert/Glaser, Elvira/Bart, Gabriela, Cartographic Visualization in Support of Dialectology. In: Proceedings Auto Carto 2012, Columbus (OH, USA), 16.–18. September 2012. Columbus (OH, USA) 2012. [on cartographic representation of Swiss German syntactic data]

Siebenhaar, Beat, Quantitative Approaches to Linguistic Variation in IRC: Implications for Qualitative Research. In: Language@Internet 5, article 4:http://www.languageatinternet.de/articles/2008/1615/index_html/

Siebenhaar, Beat, Horizontal convergence of linguistic varieties in a language space. In: Language and Space. An International Handbook of Linguistic Variation. Volume 1: Theories and Methods; hg. von Peter Auer und Jürgen Erich Schmidt. Berlin/New York 2010 (Handbücher zur Sprach- und Kommunikationswissenschaft 30.1), S. 241–258.

Siebenhaar, Beat/Forst, Martin/Keller, Eric, Prosody of Bernese and Zurich German: What the development of a dialectal speech synthesis system tells us about it. In: Gilles, Peter/Peters, Jörg, eds., Regional Variation in Intonation. Linguistische Arbeiten 492, Tübingen 2004, S. 219–238.

Siebenhaar, Beat/Leemann, Adrian, Methodological reflections on the phonetic-phonological continuum, illustrated on the prosody of Swiss German dialects. In: Methods in Contemporary Linguistics. In Honour of Iwar Werlen; hg. von Andrea Ender, Adrian Leemann, Bernhard Wälchli. Berlin/Boston 2012 (Trends in Linguistics, Studies and Monographs 247), S. 21–44. 

Streuli, Hanns Jean-Claude, Modern Swiss German in the City of Bern. Thesis of arts in German. State University of New York. Stony Brook 1974.

Subiotto, Arrigo, German Linguistic Islands in N.W. Italy. Part I. In: Studia Neophilologica 31, 1959, 202–218. Part II: A Sample Vocabulary of the German Dialect of Issime. In: Studia Neophilologica 32, 1960, 205–217. Part III: The Vocabulary of Gressoney. In: Studia Neophilologica, 33, 1961, S. 133–144.

Weinreich, Uriel, Languages in Contact. French, German and Romansh in twentieth-century Switzerland; with an introduction and notes by Ronald I. Kim and William Labov. Amsterdam/Philadelphia 2011.

Weiss, Helmut, Inflected Complementizers in Continental West Germanic Dialects. In: ZDL 72 (2005), S. 148–166.

Wenger, Marion Roy, A Swiss-German dialect study. Three linguistic islands in Midwestern USA. Ann Arbor 1971.

Werlen, Iwar, Swiss German Dialects and Swiss Standard High German. Linguistic variation in dialogues among (native) speakers of Swiss German Dialects. In: Auer, Peter/di Luzio, Aldo, eds., Variation and Convergence. Studies in Social Dialectology. Berlin/New York 1988, S. 94–124.