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Some Consequences of Language Design: Codeswitching and the PF Interface

Jeff MacSwan and Sonia Colina

in Grammatical Theory and Bilingual Codeswitching

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262027892
eISBN:
9780262320351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027892.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

As an empirical evaluation of the MacSwan’s (1999) PF Disjunction Theorem, reformulated here in Optimality Theoretic terms as the PF Interface Condition, this paper investigates the question of ... More


‘Fabulously counterfeit’: ekphrastic encounters in Kyd’s The Spanish Tragedy

Richard Meek (ed.)

in Ekphrastic encounters: New interdisciplinary essays on literature and the visual arts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526125798
eISBN:
9781526141965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526125798.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the figure of ekphrasis in Thomas Kyd’s The Spanish Tragedy, and focuses on the so-called ‘Painter scene’ that appears in the 1602 quarto. This is the most obviously ekphrastic ... More


Tennyson Echoing Wordsworth

Jayne Thomas

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474436878
eISBN:
9781474464994
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474436878.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This book explores Tennyson’s poetic relationship with Wordsworth through a close analysis of Tennyson’s borrowing of the earlier poet’s words and phrases, an approach that positions Wordsworth in ... More


From Acoustic to Perceived Repetition

Elizabeth Hellmuth Margulis

in On Repeat: How Music Plays the Mind

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199990825
eISBN:
9780199357871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199990825.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

Superficially similar instances of repetition can be perceived dramatically differently. Chapter 2 scrutinizes this transformation from acoustic to perceived repetition. It surveys theoretical work ... More


Mapping Well-Being

Tim Lomas

in Translating Happiness: A Cross-Cultural Lexicon of Well-Being

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037488
eISBN:
9780262344630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037488.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter sets out the theoretical foundations of the book. It begins by introducing a cartographic theory of language, suggesting that words enable us to map our world. However, drawing on the ... More


The Global Development of the Westminster Model

W. Elliot Bulmer

in Constituting Scotland: The Scottish National Movement and the Westminster Model

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748697595
eISBN:
9781474427128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697595.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter argues that the term ‘Westminster Model’ is still a useful on in categorising politico-legal systems which, although capable of accommodating much diversity in term of institutional ... More


Staging Devils and Witches: Had Shakespeare Read Reginald Scot’s The Discoverie of Witchcraft?

Pierre Kapitaniak

in Spectacular Science, Technology and Superstition in the Age of Shakespeare

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474427814
eISBN:
9781474438735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427814.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Pierre Kapitaniak follows up on Laroque’s study by turning to witchcraft and demonology. Doing so, he examines the tenuous line distinguishing superstition from science, and analyses the staging of ... More


Brahms Among Friends: Listening, Performance, and the Rhetoric of Allusion

Paul Berry

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199982646
eISBN:
9780199365050
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199982646.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Brahms Among Friends identifies patterns of listening, performance, and composition among close friends of Johannes Brahms and explores how those patterns informed the creation and reception of his ... More


Dealing with variability in loanword integration

Shana Poplack

in Borrowing: Loanwords in the Speech Community and in the Grammar

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190256388
eISBN:
9780190256401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190256388.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter tests a strong loanword integration hypothesis: that donor-language material that has been borrowed will display variability in morphosyntactic integration paralleling that of the ... More


Introduction: Historiographies of Allusion

Paul Berry

in Brahms Among Friends: Listening, Performance, and the Rhetoric of Allusion

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199982646
eISBN:
9780199365050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199982646.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Handwritten annotations highlighting a compositional borrowing in the remnants of Brahms’s library provide a point of entry into broader questions concerning his allusive practice. A comprehensive ... More


The KIA Claim: Costs of Financing Kuwait’s Reconstruction

Caroline Nicholas

in War Reparations and the UN Compensation Commission: Designing Compensation After Conflict

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199389735
eISBN:
9780199389759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199389735.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter examines the adjudication of the largest single claim filed before the United Nations Compensation Commission (UNCC). This claim, submitted by the Kuwait Investment Authority, sought ... More


Banknotes and their Vindication in Eighteenth-Century Scotland

Kenneth G. C. Reid

in Money in the Western Legal Tradition: Middle Ages to Bretton Woods

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198704744
eISBN:
9780191774041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704744.003.0025
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The first banknotes in Scotland were issued in 1695 following the incorporation of the Bank of Scotland and were an almost immediate success. A century later no fewer than 21 banks, mainly private, ... More


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