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Language as Conative Force

Douglas Robinson

in Feeling Extended: Sociality as Extended Body-Becoming-Mind

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019477
eISBN:
9780262314909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019477.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Devoted to a series of readings of Austin’s (1962/1975) speech-act theory—Derrida (1972/1988) on iterability and the displacement of force, Bakhtin (1934-1935/1982) on internal dialogism, and ... More


Coerced Speech Act Jurisprudence in Ḥanafism and Shāfiʿism

Mairaj U. Syed

in Coercion and Responsibility in Islam: A Study in Ethics and Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198788775
eISBN:
9780191830846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198788775.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter introduces legal speech acts in Islamic law, which consist of utterances that people use to marry, divorce, emancipate slaves, and declare oaths and vows. The central question in coerced ... More


Sedition and the Judicial Discourse in Postcolonial India

Anushka Singh

in Sedition in Liberal Democracies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780199481699
eISBN:
9780199091041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199481699.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

It traces the discourse on freedom of expression in postcolonial idea, the security imperatives of the state, the political history of the law of sedition post-Independence and its journey within the ... More


Language and the Law

David Lanius

in Strategic Indeterminacy in the Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190923693
eISBN:
9780190923723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923693.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

In this chapter legal utterances are analysed as being typically normative, directed toward future events, addressed to heterogeneous audiences, and applied in a wide variety of circumstances.It ... More


Forms of Indeterminacy

David Lanius

in Strategic Indeterminacy in the Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190923693
eISBN:
9780190923723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923693.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

In the first chapter, linguistic indeterminacy is defined in terms of unclarity in linguistic content. Based on this general definition, three main forms of linguistic indeterminacy are ... 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


Broken Verse: The Materiality of the Symbol in New Turkic Poetics

Leah Feldman

in On the Threshold of Eurasia: Revolutionary Poetics in the Caucasus

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501726507
eISBN:
9781501726514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501726507.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter discusses the influence of materialist aesthetics on the formation of Azerbaijani Soviet nationalism, which emerged as a cohesive discourse during the first ten years of Soviet control ... More


Staircases, fires; bombs, milk, wombs, wax, hangmen, sleep, rabbits, stew; a Mars Bar, pinpoints; lovely peaches

Deborah Bowman

in Reading Dylan Thomas

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474411554
eISBN:
9781474459723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411554.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Dylan Thomas often described his writing process as one of putting-in: poems are ‘“watertight compartments”’; he was ‘tightly packing away everything I have and know into a mad-doctor’s bag’. To be ... More


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