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Women Latin Poets: Language, Gender, and Authority from Antiquity to the Eighteenth Century

Jane Stevenson

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198185024
eISBN:
9780191714238
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198185024.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This book addresses women's relationship to culture between the 1st century BC and the 18th century by identifying women who wrote poetry in Latin. It also considers women's prose writing in Latin ... More


Aspects of the Language of Latin Prose

Tobias Reinhardt, Michael Lapidge, and J. N. Adams (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263327
eISBN:
9780191734168
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263327.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Twenty chapters from two often-dissociated areas of Latin studies, classical and medieval Latin, examine continuities and developments in the language of Latin prose from its emergence to the twelfth ... More


The Latin Background

Rodney Sampson

in Vowel Prosthesis in Romance: A Diachronic Study

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199541157
eISBN:
9780191716096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541157.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

The phonological structure of Latin serves as the starting point for the account. Of particular interest is the organization of the syllable in Latin, and especially the onset, since syllabic ... More


Reading Fiction

Ann Moss

in Renaissance Truth and the Latin Language Turn

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199249879
eISBN:
9780191697838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249879.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter gives an interpretation of fictive texts. Although there is no suggestion that the narration needs interpretation, the humanists' schoolboy went on to improve his knowledge of classical ... More


The rise and fall of alignments

Adam Ledgeway

in From Latin to Romance: Morphosyntactic Typology and Change

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199584376
eISBN:
9780191741463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584376.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families

This chapter discusses a number of core changes in the transition from Latin to Romance, in relation to an ongoing and as of yet unresolved conflict between two competing alignments in the marking of ... More


Empire and Its Discontents in Classical Latin

Walter Cohen

in A History of European Literature: The West and the World from Antiquity to the Present

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198732679
eISBN:
9780191796951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732679.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The history of classical Latin literature is closely connected to the fortunes of Roman imperialism, its crucial slave economy, and increasing inequality, under both the Republic and the Empire. The ... More


Changing EPP parameters: Clause structure in Classical and Late Latin

Lieven Danckaert

in The Development of Latin Clause Structure: A Study of the Extended Verb Phrase

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198759522
eISBN:
9780191820243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759522.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter starts with a description of the core facts concerning the VPAux/AuxVP alternation in the history of Latin. In the case of modal verbs and infinitives, there is a clear decline of the ... More


A History of European Versification

M. L. Gasparov

G. S. Smith and Leofranc Holford-Strevens (eds)

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198158790
eISBN:
9780191673368
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198158790.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, European Literature

When we read a poem composed in iambic blank pentameter, it reminds us of Shakespeare. When we read a poem composed in long lines without rhyme or rhythm, we think of Whitman. In this study of the ... More


The Development of Latin Clause Structure: A Study of the Extended Verb Phrase

Lieven Danckaert

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198759522
eISBN:
9780191820243
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759522.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

The focus of this book is Latin word order, and in particular the relative ordering of direct objects and lexical verbs (OV vs. VO), and auxiliaries and non-finite verbs (VAux vs. AuxV). One aim of ... More


Introduction

Víctor Acedo-Matellán

in The Morphosyntax of Transitions: A Case Study in Latin and Other Languages

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198733287
eISBN:
9780191797804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733287.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

The aim of the book is set: to study the morphosyntax of events of transition cross-linguistically, focusing on Latin and comparing it with other languages. The methodology is also introduced, ... More


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