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The ontogeny and phylogeny of non‐verbal deixis *

David A. Leavens, Timothy P. Racine, and William D. Hopkins

in The Prehistory of Language

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199545872
eISBN:
9780191720369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545872.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter reviews evidence for deixis in great apes. Some of this evidence suggests that great apes easily develop deictic repertoires in the complete absence of any explicit attempt to train ... More


Affectedness and viewpoint in Pilagá (Guaykuruan): a semantically aligned case‐marking system

Alejandra Vidal

in The Typology of Semantic Alignment

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199238385
eISBN:
9780191716768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238385.003.0017
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter describes the semantic alignment in the Guaykuruan language Pilagá (Chaco region, Argentina) and situates it in a typological context. Pilagá exhibits an extensive fluid marking which ... More


Grounding

Ronald W. Langacker

in Cognitive Grammar: A Basic Introduction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195331967
eISBN:
9780199868209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331967.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Grounding is the grammaticized means of relating the thing profiled by a nominal, or the process profiled by a finite clause, to the ground (the speech event and its participants). As narrowly ... More


The syntax of names

John M. Anderson

in The Grammar of Names

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199297412
eISBN:
9780191711176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297412.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter elaborates the categorial structures associated with the functions of names. It is only as an argument that they have the syntax of a determinative, expressed either inherently (English) ... More


Landscapes of Desire in the Poetry of Vittorio Sereni

Francesca Southerden

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199698455
eISBN:
9780191738258
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698455.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Landscapes of Desire in the Poetry of Vittorio Sereni is the first book-length study in English on Vittorio Sereni (1913-83), one of the major figures of Italian twentieth-century ... More


Textual Subjectivity: The Encoding of Subjectivity in Medieval Narratives and Lyrics

A. C. Spearing

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198187240
eISBN:
9780191719035
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187240.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This book investigates how subjectivity is encoded in the texts of a wide variety of medieval verse narratives and lyrics — not how they represent individual subjectivities, but how subjectivity, ... More


An Interactionally Situated Analysis of What Prompts Shift in the Motion Verbs <i>Come</i> and <i>Go</i> in a Map Task

Anna Filipi and Roger Wales

in Spatial Language and Dialogue

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199554201
eISBN:
9780191721236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554201.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter provides a fine-grained analysis of the interactions involving shifts in the motion verbs come and go in a map task. It finds that verb shifting was aligned to shifts in spatial ... More


Subjectivity and Textuality

A. C. Spearing

in Textual Subjectivity: The Encoding of Subjectivity in Medieval Narratives and Lyrics

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198187240
eISBN:
9780191719035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187240.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter defines the book’s theme as the linguistic encoding of subjectivity in medieval narratives and lyrics, as opposed to their representation of subjectivity or its disputed history. It ... More


Replotting the Textual Landscape: The Role of Deixis in Frontiera and Gli strumenti umani

Francesca Southerden

in Landscapes of Desire in the Poetry of Vittorio Sereni

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199698455
eISBN:
9780191738258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698455.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The chapter begins with a definition of deixis and its poetic uses, which are then developed with regard to Sereni through a comparative reading of poems from his first and third collections, ... More


Poetry as Desire‐Space: Petrarchan Ascendancies in Gli strumenti umani and Stella variabile

Francesca Southerden

in Landscapes of Desire in the Poetry of Vittorio Sereni

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199698455
eISBN:
9780191738258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698455.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Focusing on the later poetry, this chapter analyses further the topography of Sereni’s lyric subject, looking back to the model of the desiring self in Petrarch’s Rerum vulgarium fragmenta, which ... More


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