Em. O. Univ.-Prof. Dr.

Michael Metzeltin

michael.metzeltin(at)univie.ac.at
 

Michael Metzeltin is an honorary associate in the Balkan Studies Research Unit.

Brief Biography


Michael Metzeltin was born in Sorengo (Switzerland) in 1943. He studied Romance languages at the universities of Basel, Zurich, Salamanca, Coimbra and Padua. He received his PhD in 1969 from the University of Basel in Ibero-Romance philology, French linguistics and Italian literature. In 1972, he completed his habilitation at the University of Basel and was awarded the venia legendi for ‘Romance Philology’. He was professor at the universities of Trier, Groningen, Coimbra, Cosenza, Paderborn, Göttingen and Vienna. Michael Metzeltin has been professor emeritus since 2011. He is doctor honoris causa of various universities and a member of several scientific academies. He is the co-founder and co-editor of 'Romanistisches Kolloquium’ (RK, 26 volumes, since 1984) and of ‘Lexikon der Romanistischen Linguistik’ (LRL, 12 volumes, 1988–2005). His main research foci are: romance linguistic typology, text theory, discourse analysis and identity research.

Selected Publications


  • Textanthropologie, Wien, Praesens, 2012 (zusammen mit Margit Thir; rumänische Übersetzung: Antropologia textului, Iaşi, Editură Unversităţii Alexandru Ioan Cuza, 2014)
  • Das Rumänische im romanischen Kontrast. Eine sprachtypologische Betrachtung, Berlin, Fran&Timme, 2016 (rumänische Bearbeitung: Româna în contrast. O cercetare tipologică, Iaşi, Editură Unversităţii Alexandru Ioan Cuza, 2016)
  • Wege zur Europäischen Identität. Individuelle, nationalstaatliche und supranationale Identitätskonstrukte, Berlin, Frank & Timme, 2010, 285 pp. (zusammen mit Thomas Wallmann)
  • Erklärende Grammatik der romanischen Sprachen. Satzkonstruktion und Satzinterpretation, Wien, Praesens Verlag, 2010, 192 pp. (rumänische Bearbeitung: Gramatică explicativă a limbilor romanice. Sintaxă şi semantică, Iaşi, Editură Unversităţii Alexandru Ioan Cuza, 2011)
  • România: Stat – Naţiune – Limbă, Bucureşti, Editura Univers Enciclopedic, 2002, 149 pp.
  • Theoretische und angewandte Semantik: Vom Begriff zum Text, Wien, Praesens Verlag, 2007, 304 pp.

Further Publications

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Editions and Collections

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