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Vowel Prosthesis in Romance: A Diachronic Study

Rodney Sampson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199541157
eISBN:
9780191716096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541157.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

This book presents for the first time an in‐depth historical account of vowel prosthesis in the Romance languages. Vowel prosthesis is a change which involves the appearance of a non‐etymological ... More


“Crimes against the Flesh”: Politics and Poetics of the Black Female Body

Simone A. James Alexander

in African Diasporic Women's Narratives: Politics of Resistance, Survival, and Citizenship

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049823
eISBN:
9780813050249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049823.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter politicizes the female body using Lorde's personal, embodied experiences with breast cancer to articulate that the erasure of the female body constitutes “high crimes against the flesh.” ... More


The Lacking Sense of Cinema: Aleksandr Proshkin’s The Miracle (2009)

Vlad Strukov

in Contemporary Russian Cinema: Symbols of a New Era

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474407649
eISBN:
9781474422024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407649.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The Miracle documents the introduction of the symbolic into the real by means of sensing the lack, or in Lacan’s terms, the lack-of-being. The lost object—whether voice, memory or senses—is the ... More


Between Cure and Prosthesis : ‘Good Fit’ in Artificial Eardrums

Jaipreet Virdi

Claire L. Jones (ed.)

in Rethinking Modern Prostheses in Anglo-American Commodity Cultures, 1820-1939

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526101426
eISBN:
9781526124166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526101426.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Placing the history of artificial eardrums against the backdrop of medical consumerism and advertising culture, this chapter reveals how the commericalisation of assistive technologies can blur the ... More


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