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Case and Aspect in Slavic

Kylie Richardson

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199291960
eISBN:
9780191710551
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291960.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book focuses on some of the most puzzling case marking patterns in the Slavic languages and ties this pattern to different types of aspectual phenomena. It demonstrates that the accusative ... More


The Miraculous Flying House of Loreto

Karin Vélez

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691174006
eISBN:
9780691184494
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174006.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In 1295, a house fell from the evening sky onto an Italian coastal road by the Adriatic Sea. Inside, awestruck locals encountered the Virgin Mary, who explained that this humble mud-brick structure ... More


On the mechanics of Spell‐Out

Steven Franks

in The Sound Patterns of Syntax

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199556861
eISBN:
9780191722271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556861.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Phonetics / Phonology

Minimalism reevaluates the division of labor between syntax and PF; much traditionally syntactic is actually a response to Spell–Out demands. This paper examines largely Slavic phenomena caused by ... More


Early Medieval Greek (5th–10th c. AD): the misty transition

Theodore Markopoulos

in The Future in Greek: From Ancient to Medieval

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199539857
eISBN:
9780191716317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539857.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Historical Linguistics

The Early Medieval period (5th–10th c.) is examined here. Despite the lack of reliable textual sources, a careful investigation of the available material shows the sociolinguistic situation ... More


Witch as Fairy/Fairy as Witch: Unfathomable Baba Yagas

Jack Zipes

in The Irresistible Fairy Tale: The Cultural and Social History of a Genre

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153384
eISBN:
9781400841820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153384.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter attempts to clarify the importance of the connections between witches and fairies coupled with their deep roots in pagan and Greco-Roman beliefs by moving away from western Europe to ... More


Direct Range Assignment: The Slavic Paradigm

Hagit Borer

in Structuring Sense Volume 2: The Normal Course of Events

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199263929
eISBN:
9780191718168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263929.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter turns to cases where range assignment in event structure is marked morphologically, specifically through the Slavic perfective system. It argues that the perfective system is ... More


Direct Range Assignment: Telicity without Verkuyl's Generalization

Hagit Borer

in Structuring Sense Volume 2: The Normal Course of Events

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199263929
eISBN:
9780191718168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263929.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter argues that there is telicity without Verkuyl's generalization in Slavic, which lends support to the specifier-head agreement mechanism suggested as an account for Verkuyl's ... More


Case and Grammatical Aspect in East Slavic Depictives

Kylie Richardson

in Case and Aspect in Slavic

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199291960
eISBN:
9780191710551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291960.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter illustrates that the instrumental versus case agreement opposition in depictive constructions in the East Slavic languages is directly linked to a grammatical aspectual contrast, namely ... More


Extensions of the Link between Case and Grammatical Aspect

Kylie Richardson

in Case and Aspect in Slavic

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199291960
eISBN:
9780191710551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291960.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter extends the link between grammatical aspect and the instrumental versus case agreement dichotomy on a predicate in the East Slavic languages to certain participle constructions in ... More


Europe's Periphery

Bernd Heine and Tania Kuteva

in The Changing Languages of Europe

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199297337
eISBN:
9780191711220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297337.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter is concerned with the question of how contact between Standard Average European languages and other languages affects the typological profile of the languages concerned. With the spread ... More


Prehistory

Nicholas V. Riasanovsky

in Russian Identities: A Historical Survey

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195156508
eISBN:
9780199868230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156508.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter investigates the location and the chronology of the Slavic homeland. It adds that in light of new evidence, certain scholars have redefined the original Slavic homeland, and even the ... More


Russian Case Morphology and the Syntactic Categories

David Pesetsky

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019729
eISBN:
9780262314503
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019729.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

In this book, David Pesetsky argues that the peculiarities of Russian nominal phrases provide significant clues concerning the syntactic side of morphological case. Pesetsky argues against the ... More


Narrative Techniques in Irish and Welsh, I: The ‘Slavic Antithesis’

Patrick Sims‐Williams

in Irish Influence on Medieval Welsh Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199588657
eISBN:
9780191595431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588657.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter discusses a narrative technique, the so‐called Slavic Antithesis', found in Irish and Welsh, but also elsewhere which casts doubt on there being a connection between the Celtic examples. ... More


The Reconstruction of Pre-Ashkenazic Jewish Settlements in the Slavic Lands in the Light of Linguistic Sources

Paul Wexler

in Polin Studies in Polish Jewry Volume One: Poles and Jews Renewing the Dialogue

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113171
eISBN:
9781800340589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113171.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses the reconstruction of the history of pre-Ashkenazic Jewish settlement patterns in the Slavic lands. It first surveys briefly the insights of historians on early Jewish ... More


Aleksandr Scriabin: Music and Salvation

Rebecca Mitchell

in Nietzsche's Orphans: Music, Metaphysics, and the Twilight of the Russian Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300208894
eISBN:
9780300216493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300208894.003.0002
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter assesses composer Aleksandr Scriabin’s philosophical worldview (his self-proclaimed status as a new Messiah destined to reunify all humanity and usher in the end of the world through the ... More


Getting Serious: Courtship, Love, and (Maybe) Marriage in Emigration

Martina Cvajner

in Soviet Signoras: Personal and Collective Transformations in Eastern European Migration

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226662251
eISBN:
9780226662428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226662428.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Building on the prior chapter about the women’s sexuality, the reader now learns about the “serious” issues of courtship and marriage. After a recounting of how the women handle relationships with ... More


The rise and fall of bound tenacious pronouns

Andrej A. Kibrik

in Reference in Discourse

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199215805
eISBN:
9780191728426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215805.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter is devoted to diachronic aspects of referential systems, particularly those involving bound pronouns. It considers how languages change their referential systems over time. It presents ... More


The Present Perfective Paradox across Languages

Astrid De Wit

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198759539
eISBN:
9780191820250
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198759539.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This book analyzes the interaction between present-tense marking and aspect in English, French, the English-based Surinamese creole language Sranan, and a variety of Slavic languages (Russian, ... More


The present perfective paradox in Slavic

Astrid De Wit

in The Present Perfective Paradox across Languages

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198759539
eISBN:
9780191820250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198759539.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

Although the Slavic system of aspectual derivation is notably different from the aspect systems of the other languages discussed in this study, the present perfective paradox remains equally ... More


Epilogue

in All the Names of the Lord: Lists, Mysticism, and Magic

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226388700
eISBN:
9780226388724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226388724.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The remarkably successful career of the Slavic amulet of seventy two divine names hinges on one central event in its history: its initial printed publication. The text first appeared in 1520 as part ... More


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