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Re‐examining Lindeman's Law

Peter Barber

in Laws and Rules in Indo‐European

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199609925
eISBN:
9780191741579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609925.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

In this chapter the evidence for a rule of Vedic and Indo-European Phonology is examined from a fresh perspective. Lindeman’s Law proposes that monosyllabic words with an initial Cy- or Cv- cluster ... More


A Country for Old Men: The South of Clyde Edgerton’s Early Novels

Robert Donahoo

in Rough South, Rural South: Region and Class in Recent Southern Literature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781496802330
eISBN:
9781496804990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496802330.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter discusses Clyde Edgerton's early novels, whose characters define themselves and the essential nature of contemporary life in the South. If we accept Erik Bledsoe's description of the ... More


Sievers' Law and the History of Semivowel Syllabicity in Indo-European and Ancient Greek

Peter Barber

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199680504
eISBN:
9780191760525
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680504.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book is an investigation of how semivowels were realised in Indo-European and in early Greek. More specifically, it examines the extent to which Indo-European *i and *y were independent ... More


Bureaucratic reformism and the cults of Sir Henry Tizard and operational research

William Thomas

in Scientific Governance in Britain, 1914-79

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719090981
eISBN:
9781526115133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090981.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Although devices such as radar figure prominently in histories of science in World War II Britain, attention has also been paid to the organisation of science and its ‘coordination’ with the war ... More


Solid Success: Father and Son, 1994–1996

Jean W. Cash

in Larry Brown: A Writer's Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604739800
eISBN:
9781604739862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604739800.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter focuses on the time Larry Brown and Clyde Edgerton decided to write a short story together. The result was the unfinished but hilarious “And How Are You,” which sat for several years ... More


Morphing Once Again: From Jack to Simon Suggs to Aunt Lucille

Winifred Morgan

in Southern Frontier Humor: New Approaches

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037689
eISBN:
9781621039389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037689.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter examines the legacy of southern frontier humor beyond the southern local color tradition by focusing on the trickster. It shows the reemergence of the trickster as con artist in ... More


Sievers’ Law: Gothic and Vedic

P. J. Barber

in Sievers' Law and the History of Semivowel Syllabicity in Indo-European and Ancient Greek

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199680504
eISBN:
9780191760525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680504.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 2 discusses the Germanic and Vedic evidence for Sievers’ Law in considerable detail. This chapter is situated in Part One (Evidence for Sievers’ Law and the Possibility of Inheritance) the ... More


Black Confederates on the Front Lines of the Civil War Sesquicentennial

Kevin M. Levin

in Searching for Black Confederates: The Civil War's Most Persistent Myth

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469653266
eISBN:
9781469653280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653266.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

African Americans have long played a role in legitimizing the loyal slave and black Confederate myth. For instance, H. K. Edgerton, is a well known and outspoken neo-confederate who downplays the ... More


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