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Adamantios Korais as language reformer

Peter Mackridge

in Language and National Identity in Greece, 1766-1976

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199214426
eISBN:
9780191706721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214426.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter discusses the linguistic theory and practice of the chief proponent of language reform at the time, Adamantios Korais (1748-1833). The origins of Korais' linguistic theory are traced to ... More


Modern Languages and Linguistics

Rebecca Posner

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume VII: Nineteenth-Century Oxford, Part 2

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199510177
eISBN:
9780191700972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199510177.003.0017
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The establishment of the honour school of Modern Languages at Oxford University, in 1903, took place in a period which witnessed innovations in language study all over Europe. These were related in ... More


Origins of grammatical ši: Southern Arabia or the Levant?

David Wilmsen

in Arabic Indefinites, Interrogatives, and Negators: A Linguistic History of Western Dialects

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198718123
eISBN:
9780191787485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718123.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Similarities between southern peninsular Arabic dialects and the Modern South Arabian languages support a southern pre-diaspora origin for the Arabic dialects negating and interrogating with reflexes ... More


Hidden Texts, Hidden Nation: (Re)Discoveries of Wales in Travel Writing in French and German (1780-2018)

Kathryn N Jones, Carol Tully, and Heather Williams

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621433
eISBN:
9781800341395
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621433.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This book examines the representation of Wales and ‘Welshness’ in texts by French (including Breton) and German-speaking travellers from 1780 to the present day, focusing on key points in the period ... More


Coda Maintenance, Reconstruction, and Demolition: Contests for Black Creative Control

Jonathan Fenderson

in Building the Black Arts Movement: Hoyt Fuller and the Cultural Politics of the 1960s

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780252042430
eISBN:
9780252051272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042430.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

The coda gives a snapshot of three critical institutional arrangements that offer a framework for understanding the end of the Black Arts movement. Each of these three institutions--Howard ... More


The Professional Schools

Morton Keller and Phyllis Keller

in Making Harvard Modern: The Rise of America's University

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195144574
eISBN:
9780197561829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195144574.003.0025
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Harvard’s graduate and professional schools were where the tension between social responsibility and teaching the technical skills demanded by a complex ... More


Overcoming the Obstacles to Internet Exploitation

Alan G. Gross and Joseph E. Harmon

in The Internet Revolution in the Sciences and Humanities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190465926
eISBN:
9780197559635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190465926.003.0012
Subject:
Education, Educational Equipment and Technology

The Internet presents an opportunity for the sciences and humanities to transform the generation, communication, and evaluation of new knowledge. Indeed, the elite ... More


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