The 25th edition of Hermann Paul's grammar is the first step toward a study grammar that combines the virtues of greater ease of use, concentration on essentials, and a more reliable description of Middle High German. The revised accounts of phonology and morphology have profited in part from the ongoing work on the extensive Middle High German grammar now in the process of completion. The description of noun declination has been thoroughly revised. The syntax section has been extensively reworked and greatly expanded, with a wealth of references to Middle High German prose texts. h German prose texts.
Klaus-Peter Wegera, geboren 1948, studierte Germanistik, Pädagogik und Philosophie in Marburg und Bonn. 1977 erfolgte die Promotion, 1984 die Habilitation. 1985-1990 hatte er eine Professur in Bonn inne, seit 1992 lehrt er an der Universität Bochum.