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Wotan’s Project

Philip Kitcher and Richard Schacht

in Finding an Ending: Reflections on Wagner’s Ring

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195183603
eISBN:
9780199850457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183603.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Opera

Wotan’s internal conflicts were believed to have originated when he made a decision to build Valhalla—an arrangement that he did not intend to push through with. In Wotan’s explanation to Brünnhilde, ... More


Dying languages

John Considine

in Small Dictionaries and Curiosity: Lexicography and Fieldwork in Post-Medieval Europe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198785019
eISBN:
9780191827211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785019.003.0023
Subject:
Linguistics, Lexicography, English Language

In the seventeenth century, the concept of language death was a new one. Dying languages had not been singled out for lexicographical attention in the Middle Ages and the sixteenth century: hence the ... More


Gemini, the Twins: Faroese and Icelandic

Ruth H. Sanders

in The Languages of Scandinavia: Seven Sisters of the North

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226493893
eISBN:
9780226493923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226493923.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

In the ninth century AD, the Norse settled first in the Faroe Islands, and then in Iceland, where they built a farming and fishing economy. The Norse culture created in the Faroes and Iceland was ... More


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