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How Linguistics Fits into the Picture

Roger W. Shuy

in The Language of Defamation Cases

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195391329
eISBN:
9780199866274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391329.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter outlines the areas of current linguistic analysis that can help resolve defamation cases, such as determining the accuracy of defamation evidence (largely through phonetic skills), ... More


GEOFFREY POOLE (b. 1949)Heynonnynonny Smallprint (2008): Text by the composer

Jane Manning

in Vocal Repertoire for the Twenty-First Century, Volume 2: Works Written From 2000 Onwards

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780199390960
eISBN:
9780199391011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199390960.003.0058
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, Popular

This chapter describes Geoffrey Poole’s Heynonnynonny Smallprint (2008). This witty, inventive showpiece gives the impression of being written in a spontaneous surge of energy. Poole has tapped a ... More


Actions on the case for defamation

John Baker

in Baker and Milsom Sources of English Legal History: Private Law to 1750

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198847809
eISBN:
9780191882456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847809.003.0025
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The orthodoxy before 1500 was that the only remedy for defamatory words was a prosecution in the ecclesiastical courts. But it was a hard to deny a remedy if untrue words caused temporal damage, ... More


Act 2: Indirect and Second Order Consequences of Censorship on a Large Scale

Margaret Notley

in "Taken by the Devil": The Censorship of Frank Wedekind and Alban Berg's Lulu

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190069865
eISBN:
9780190069896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190069865.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Opera

The chapter focuses on Berg’s Act 2. Because this is the act that joins Wedekind’s plays in the opera, the second order consequences of censoring Act 3 of the Ur-Lulu could have created an acute ... More


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