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Singapore English

David Deterding

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625444
eISBN:
9780748651535
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625444.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

Over the past few decades, Singapore English has been emerging as an independent variety of English with its own distinct style of pronunciation, grammar and word usage. This book provides an ... More


Demosthenes the Orator

Douglas M. MacDowell

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199287192
eISBN:
9780191713552
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287192.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Concentrating on Demosthenes' texts rather than his politics, this book describes and assesses all his speeches, including those for the lawcourts as well as the addresses to the Ekklesia. Besides ... More


Divine Speech and the Qur’an

Ramon Harvey

in Transcendent God, Rational World: A Maturidi Theology

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474451642
eISBN:
9781399501767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474451642.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter focuses on the divine attribute of speech and its relationship to the Qur’an, which has always been one of the most important and controversial aspects of Islamic theology. The chapter ... More


War and defeat

Douglas M. MacDowell

in Demosthenes the Orator

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199287192
eISBN:
9780191713552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287192.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The Peace of Philokrates gradually broke down. On Halonnesos, to be ascribed to Hegesippos, advocates defiance of Philip over the ceding of Halonnesos and other matters. In On Affairs in the ... More


Demosthenes' family and personal life

Douglas M. MacDowell

in Demosthenes the Orator

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199287192
eISBN:
9780191713552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287192.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter gives information about Demosthenes' family and relatives, including his grandfathers — Demomeles and Gylon — and his parents, Demosthenes senior and Kleoboule. A genealogical table is ... More


Frank Speech

Voula Tsouna

in The Ethics of Philodemus

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199292172
eISBN:
9780191711770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199292172.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter examines the practice of frank speech or candid criticism, the principal educational method of late Epicurean schools and a major tool of moral and psychological therapy. The chapter is ... More


Bilingualism as Interactional Practices

Joseph Gafaranga

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748675951
eISBN:
9781474430463
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748675951.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Research in code-switching, undertaken against the backdrop of very negative attitudes towards the concurrent use of two or more languages within the same conversation, has traditionally been geared ... More


Cold Warrior? 1945–51

John W. Young

in Winston Churchill's Last Campaign: Britain and the Cold War 1951–1955

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198203674
eISBN:
9780191675942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203674.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the Fulton Speech, which established Winston Churchill's reputation as the original Cold Warrior. Churchill prepared this speech during a holiday in Miami, amidst rumours that ... More


Epic Weapons on the Tragic Stage

Melissa Mueller

in Objects As Actors: Props and the Poetics of Performance in Greek Tragedy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226312958
eISBN:
9780226313009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226313009.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 1 considers the uncanny agency of weapons in Sophocles’ Ajax, Sophocles’ Philoctetes, and Euripides’ Heracles. On stage, the sword cues audience awareness of the intertextual factors ... More


The Sailor: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Transformation of American Foreign Policy

David F. Schmitz

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780813180441
eISBN:
9780813180472
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813180441.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In The Sailor, David F. Schmitz presents a comprehensive reassessment of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's foreign policymaking. Most historians have cast FDR as a leader who resisted an established ... More


Ruling Passion: James Joyce, Roger Casement, and the Drama of Universal Love

Patrick R. Mullen

in The Poor Bugger’s Tool: Irish Modernism, Queer Labor, and Postcolonial History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199746699
eISBN:
9780199950270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746699.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter examines Joyce’s inscription of Roger Casement in the “Cyclops” episode of Ulysses. In particular, it argues that Joyce figures through Casement both a complex critique of British ... More


Conclusion

Nicholas Harkness

in Glossolalia and the Problem of Language

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226749389
eISBN:
9780226749556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226749556.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The human throat is a narrow, muscular passageway with three critical functions: breathing, swallowing, and vocalizing. Students of human evolution since Darwin have observed that the anatomy of the ... More


Advocacy in the Dialogue on the Life of St John Chrysostom

Demetrios S. Katos

in Palladius of Helenopolis: The Origenist Advocate

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199696963
eISBN:
9780191731969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696963.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Church History

This chapter argues that the Dialogue on the Life of St. John Chrysostom should be understood as a legal argument in defense of John composed in accordance with the principles of late antique ... More


A Multi-locus Analysis of Arabic Negation: Micro-variation in Southern Levantine, Gulf and Standard Arabic

Ahmad Alqassas

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474433143
eISBN:
9781474460156
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474433143.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This book studies the micro-variation in the syntax of negation of Southern Levantine, Gulf and Standard Arabic. By including new and recently published data that support key issues for the syntax of ... More


Sounds Senses

yasser elhariry (ed.)

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781800856882
eISBN:
9781800853324
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800856882.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Sounds Senses is about what happens to the francophone postcolonial condition when sound is taken as a point of departure for engaging cultural production. Offering a synthetic overview of sound ... More


To the Afterwar Generation

Merrill D. Peterson

in Lincoln in American Memory

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195096453
eISBN:
9780199853939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195096453.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The chapter describes the events after the civil war and how the memory of Lincoln strengthened in the minds of the American nation. He became an object of study for his political thought and ... More


Martin Luther King's ‘Dream Speech’: The Rhetoric of Social Leadership

KEITH KEITH

in The Arts of Leadership

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199244898
eISBN:
9780191697401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244898.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

This chapter explores Martin Luther King's leadership in the acquisition of civil rights for black Americans in the 1960s. It considers the significance of speech and language and describes the ... More


Editorship of the Free Speech “A woman editor and correspondent was a novelty”

Linda O. McMurry

in To Keep the Waters Troubled: The Life of Ida B. Wells

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195139273
eISBN:
9780199848911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195139273.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes Ida B. Wells's journalistic career, highlighting her affiliation with the Free Speech and Headlight. By 1889, Wells was widely known as Iola, the “Princess of the Press.” Black ... More


Performing Ethics Through Film Style: Levinas with the Dardenne Brothers, Barbet Schroeder and Paul Schrader

Edward Lamberti

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474444002
eISBN:
9781474476621
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474444002.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Emmanuel Levinas’s ethical philosophy has had a significant influence on film theory in recent years. This book proposes a relationship between Levinasian ethics and film style. It argues that films ... More


Sensing and Doing

Mohan Matthen

in Seeing, Doing, and Knowing: A Philosophical Theory of Sense Perception

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199268504
eISBN:
9780191602283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199268509.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Sensory systems do not passively pick up features available in the ambient energy patterns. According to the Coevolution Thesis propounded here, they provide an organism with discriminatory abilities ... More


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