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Concluding Remarks

Kylie Richardson

in Case and Aspect in Slavic

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199291960
eISBN:
9780191710551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291960.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter summarizes the main syntactic claims in the book, namely that the accusative case is linked to the status of ν as [quantized] (a feature which signals that the event structure of a ... More


The Syntax of Sentential Stress

Arsalan Kahnemuyipour

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199219230
eISBN:
9780191711800
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199219230.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Phonetics / Phonology

This book explores the nature of sentential stress, how it is assigned, and its interaction with information structure. The central thesis is that the position of sentential or nuclear stress — the ... More


Re-editing Shakespeare for the Modern Reader

Stanley Wells

Published in print:
1984
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129349
eISBN:
9780191671777
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129349.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Should Shakespeare's plays be presented in the spelling and punctuation of the early editions, or should these features of the text be modernized? What are the advantages and disadvantages of either ... More


A Store of Common Sense: Gnomic Theme and Wisdom in Old Icelandic and Old English Wisdom Poetry

Carolyne Larrington

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198119821
eISBN:
9780191671210
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198119821.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This is a comparative study of Old Icelandic and Old English wisdom poetry. It examines problems of form, unity, and coherence, and how the genre responds to social change, both reflecting and ... More


English in Europe

Manfred Görlach

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199273102
eISBN:
9780191706271
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273102.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, English Language

This book charts the English invasion of Europe since 1945. Sixteen contributors report on the English words and phrases that have become integral parts of their languages. Each describes the effect ... More


Introduction

Stanley Wells

in Re-editing Shakespeare for the Modern Reader

Published in print:
1984
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129349
eISBN:
9780191671777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129349.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

The four chapters of this book are concerned with the presentation as well as with the establishing of Shakespeare's text. The first two look at verbal details of that text, the second two at matters ... More


Spell‐Out and the Minimalist Program

Juan Uriagereka

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199593521
eISBN:
9780191731402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593521.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Since Juan Uriagereka originated the multiple spell-out model in 1999 it has been one of the most influential lines of research in syntactic theorizing. The model simplified a crucial element of the ... More


Hugo Grotius and International Relations

Hedley Bull, Benedict Kingsbury, and Adam Roberts (eds)

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198277712
eISBN:
9780191598890
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198277717.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Hugo Grotius (1583–1645), ‘the miracle of Holland’, was famous as a child prodigy, theologian, historian, poet, jurist, Dutch political figure, escaped political prisoner, and finally as Sweden's ... More


Spelling and the Visual Deficit

Michael McCloskey

in Visual Reflections: A Perceptual Deficit and Its Implications

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195168693
eISBN:
9780199871513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168693.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter discusses AH's spelling impairment, suggesting that AH's severely impaired spelling may be a nonobvious consequence of her perceptual deficit. Visual perception of location and ... More


The 100% Self‐correcting Course in English Language

Edwin L. Battistella

in Do You Make These Mistakes in English?: The Story of Sherwin Cody's Famous Language School

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195367126
eISBN:
9780199867356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367126.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

Beginning with Cody advertising prospectus, this chapter examine the self‐correcting courses and its major themes—practical speaking, spelling and pronunciation, and punctuation. Included are some ... More


Grotius and the International Politics of the Seventeenth Century

C. G. Roelofsen

in Hugo Grotius and International Relations

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198277712
eISBN:
9780191598890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198277717.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Grotius’ major works, especially Mare Liberum and more subtly De Jure Belli ac Pacis, owe much to his political ambitions, and also to his experience of public affairs. A protégé of Johan van ... More


On the mechanics of Spell‐Out

Steven Franks

in The Sound Patterns of Syntax

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199556861
eISBN:
9780191722271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556861.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Phonetics / Phonology

Minimalism reevaluates the division of labor between syntax and PF; much traditionally syntactic is actually a response to Spell–Out demands. This paper examines largely Slavic phenomena caused by ... More


Morphosyntactic parameters and the internal classification of Benue‐Kwa (Niger‐Congo) *

Victor Manfredi

in Historical Syntax and Linguistic Theory

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199560547
eISBN:
9780191721267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560547.003.0019
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Historical Linguistics

Niger‐Congo's Kwa and Benue‐Congo zones, jointly covering most of tropical Africa, run between isolating and agglutinative types. Historical phonology finds few innovations above the local cluster, ... More


Neography: Unconventional Spelling in French SMS Text Messages

Jacques Anis

in The Multilingual Internet: Language, Culture, and Communication Online

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195304794
eISBN:
9780199788248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304794.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The abbreviated and often nonstandard orthography and grammar used in SMS messages have provoked the ire of language purists in France. This chapter presents a systematic linguistic analysis of ... More


Fixing God's Torah: The Accuracy of the Hebrew Bible Text in Jewish Law

B. Barry Levy

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780195141139
eISBN:
9780199834945
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019514113X.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Many scholars and learned readers believe that rabbinic Judaism assumes a dogmatic commitment to the notion that the Bible text, particularly the Torah text, is letter perfect; orthodox Jews often ... More


Communicative Competence and the Language of the Letters

Ingrid Tieken‐Boon van Ostade

in The Bishop's Grammar: Robert Lowth and the Rise of Prescriptivism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199579273
eISBN:
9780191595219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579273.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, English Language

Subdivided into different categories of formality, Lowth's letters are analysed in this chapter to describe his communicative competence. Depending on the nature of his relationship with his ... More


Hymns and Spells

M. L. West

in Indo-European Poetry and Myth

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199280759
eISBN:
9780191712913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280759.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter discusses Indo-European hymns and spells. Topics covered include invocatory hymns, magic, charms, incantations, nine as a sacral number, herbs, maledictions, healing, and a combination ... More


Fixing God's Torah

B. Barry Levy

in Fixing God's Torah: The Accuracy of the Hebrew Bible Text in Jewish Law

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780195141139
eISBN:
9780199834945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019514113X.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The chapter is presented in two main parts. The first discusses the problem of whether or not it is possible to find or establish a letter‐perfect Torah text. The second looks at the subjection of ... More


Ibn Zimra's Responsum A: The Zohar, the Talmud, and Fixing the Torah Text

B. Barry Levy

in Fixing God's Torah: The Accuracy of the Hebrew Bible Text in Jewish Law

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780195141139
eISBN:
9780199834945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019514113X.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter and Chapters 3–5 explore the principles that underlie medieval rankings of various types of halakhic evidence for deciding on a number of questionable spellings of the Torah text, ... More


Ibn Zimra's Responsum B: The Masorah and Fixing the Torah Text

B. Barry Levy

in Fixing God's Torah: The Accuracy of the Hebrew Bible Text in Jewish Law

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780195141139
eISBN:
9780199834945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019514113X.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter and Chapters 2 and 4–5 explore the principles that underlie medieval rankings of various types of halakhic evidence for deciding on a number of questionable spellings of the Torah text, ... More


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