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Works by Otto Jespersen

Jespersen, O. 1884. Praktisk Tilegnelse af fremmede Sprog. [Translation of Franke 1884.] Copenhagen: Larsen.

–––––– 1885. Kortfattet engelsk Grammatik for Tale- og Skriftsproget. Copenhagen: Larsen.

–––––– 1887. ‘Der neue Sprachunterricht’. Englische Studien 10: 412–37.

–––––– 1889a. Fransk Lœsebog efter Lydskriftsmethode. Copenhagen.

–––––– 1889b. The Articulations of Speech Sounds Represented by Means of Analphabetic Symbols. Marburg: Elwert.

–––––– 1894. Progress in Language with Special Reference to English. London: Swann Sonnenschein.

–––––– 1897–99. Fonetik: en systematisk fremstiling af lœren om sproglyd. Copenhagen.

–––––– 1904. How to Teach a Foreign Language. London: Swan Sonnenschein / Allen & Unwin. [Translation by S. Yhlen-Olsen Bertelsen of Sprogundervisning (1901, Copenhagen: Schuboteske Forlag).] Accessible to read via 'Open Library' here.

–––––– 1905. The Growth and Structure of the English Language. Leipzig: Teubner.

–––––– 1909–49. A Modern English Grammar on Historical Principles, 7 volumes. Heidelberg: Winter.

–––––– 1922. Language: Its Nature, Development and Origin. London: Allen & Unwin.

–––––– 1924. The Philosophy of Grammar. London: Allen & Unwin.

–––––– 1928. An International Language. London: Allen & Unwin.

–––––– 1930 Novial Lexike. London: Allen & Unwin.

–––––– 1933 Essentials of English Grammar. London: Allen & Unwin.

­­–––––– 1937 Analytic Syntax: A System of Expressing Grammatical Formulae by Symbols. London: Allen & Unwin.

–––––– 1938/1995. En sprogmands levned. Copenhagen: Gyldendal. [Translated by D. Stoner and edited by A. Juul, H.F. Nielsen and J.E. Nielsen as A Linguist’s Life: An English Translation of Otto Jespersen’s Autobiography with Notes, Photos and a Bibliography, Odense: Odense University Press, 1995.]

–––––– 1941. Efficiency in Linguistic Change. Copenhagen: Munksgaard.

–––––– and Christian Sarauw. 1895. Engelsk Begynderbog. Copenhagen.


See also Otto Jespersen Online Bibliography



 


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