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Morphological Preliminaries: The Perfect and the Middle

Jay H. Jasonoff

in Hittite and the Indo-European Verb

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199249053
eISBN:
9780191719370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249053.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter builds on the fact that the perfect and middle endings, together with those of the hi-conjugation and the 1 sg. active of the thematic conjugation, clearly go back to a common source. ... More


Hittite and the Indo-European Verb

Jay H. Jasanoff

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199249053
eISBN:
9780191719370
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249053.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This book sets out to reconcile our picture of the Proto-Indo-European (PIE) verbal system with the evidence of Hittite and the other early Anatolian languages. The discovery that Hittite was an ... More


Ending and Renewal

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/9780195183603.003.0022
Subject:
Music, Opera

Two of the five endings shown in Wagner’s Ring are evidently celebratory. Although this ecstatic mood is carried over two operas later, this chapter observes how these instances exhibit a deceptive ... More


Neurophysiology of Hand Function

Lynette A. Jones and Susan J. Lederman

in Human Hand Function

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195173154
eISBN:
9780199786749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173154.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter considers human hand function from a neurophysiological perspective and begins by highlighting several areas of controversy in this research area. The structure and function of the ... More


The h2e-conjugation: Root Presents

Jay H. Jasonoff

in Hittite and the Indo-European Verb

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199249053
eISBN:
9780191719370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249053.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter sets out to reconstruct the PIE present of the root *melh2- ‘grind’ on the basis of its reflexes in Anatolian and elsewhere. The common prototype is argued to have been an athematic ... More


Suffix Pronouns and Reconstruction

Jonathan Owens

in A Linguistic History of Arabic

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199290826
eISBN:
9780191710469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199290826.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

Pronouns are often a key element in determining historical relationship between languages, and defining stages of language change. This chapter reconstructs the suffix object pronouns of proto- ... More


Theobald’s Pattern of Adaptation: The Duchess of Malfi and Richard II

David Carnegie

in The Quest for Cardenio: Shakespeare, Fletcher, Cervantes, and the Lost Play

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199641819
eISBN:
9780191749025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641819.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter analyses Lewis Theobald’s adaptations of two early modern plays that survive in their original form, with the intention of providing evidence of the kind of treatment he might be ... More


Maintaining Jobs

Deborah R. Becker and Robert E. Drake

in A Working Life for People with Severe Mental Illness

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195131215
eISBN:
9780199863808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195131215.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Once a person has obtained a job, the employment specialist and the rest of the treatment team offer individualized supports to the client to maintain the job. Each working client will have a ... More


Endings

Simon Palfrey

in Late Shakespeare: A New World of Words

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186892
eISBN:
9780191674600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186892.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter examines the endings of William Shakespeare's late romances. It suggests that these romances offer simulacrums of closure which, though they can garner the affect and poignancy of ... More


Ancient Greek Syllabo-Metrical Verse

M. L. Gasparov

in A History of European Versification

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198158790
eISBN:
9780191673368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198158790.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, European Literature

This chapter describes the ‘metrics’ behind the Common Indo-European verses. These verses were syllabic and all have quantitative endings, i.e., the last positions in the line were filled with long ... More


Deaths and Endings

JOHN BAYLEY

in Housman's Poems

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117636
eISBN:
9780191671036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117636.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses the poems of Housman that deal with endings and death. Based on the number of excerpts and verses that are subsequently analysed, these kinds of poems show that Housman used ... More


The Messengers 1

Alan J. McComas

in Galvani’s Spark: The Story of the Nerve Impulse

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199751754
eISBN:
9780199897094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751754.003.0009
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

At Cambridge, Elliott, and then Langley, speculate that impulses liberate chemicals from nerve endings. Others, including Adrian, believe that nerve endings exert their effects by electric currents ... More


Conclusion Provisions for the future

James MacDowell

in Happy Endings in Hollywood Cinema: Cliché, Convention and the Final Couple

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748680177
eISBN:
9780748693825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748680177.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The conclusion reiterates the importance of distinguishing between the Hollywood convention of happy endings and the Platonic ideal of the Hollywood ‘happy ending’, and suggests some directions in ... More


Syntactic Effects of Morphological Change

David W. Lightfoot (ed.)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199250691
eISBN:
9780191719455
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250691.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book explores a central aspect of language change: the nature and degree to which changes in morphology (inflectional word endings, for example) cause changes in syntax (for example, in word ... More


The Last Word: Mary Sidney, Countess of Pembroke

Gavin Alexander

in Writing after Sidney: The Literary Response to Sir Philip Sidney 1586-1640

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199285471
eISBN:
9780191713941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285471.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter examines the literary career of Sidney's sister, Mary Sidney, Countess of Pembroke. She was responsible for seeing the 1593 composite Arcadia into print and completed Sidney's metrical ... More


Terminal Problems

Stephanie West

in Hesperos: Studies in Ancient Greek Poetry Presented to M. L. West on his Seventieth Birthday

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199285686
eISBN:
9780191713958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285686.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Closure has received increased attention since the publication of Frank Kermode's The Sense of an Ending (1967) and Barbara Herrnstein Smith's Poetic Closure (1968); many classicists owe to Don ... More


A Taxonomy of Terror

Julia Round

in Gothic for Girls: Misty and British Comics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781496824455
eISBN:
9781496824509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496824455.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter develops the previous discussion by examining Misty’suse of Gothic themes in its stories. It discusses the typical themes of the Misty tales, using qualitative and quantitative research ... More


Neurobiology of Nociceptors

Carlos Belmonte and Fernando Cervero (eds)

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523345
eISBN:
9780191724527
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523345.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This is a comprehensive review of all aspects of nociceptor function, including the structure of nociceptor endings, their neurochemistry, and evolutionary considerations. It deals with the ... More


Narrative Structure: Closure and Frame Shifters

Carl Plantinga

in Screen Stories: Emotion and the Ethics of Engagement

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190867133
eISBN:
9780190867171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190867133.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

After a discussion of the most important thought about narrative closure and ethics, this chapter goes on to explore one sort of ending—the frame shifter—that was a feature of many episodes of the ... More


Chemical excitation and sensitization in nociceptors

Kress Michaela and Reeh Peter W.

in Neurobiology of Nociceptors

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523345
eISBN:
9780191724527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523345.003.0011
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

From early psychophysical studies a variety of exogenous and endogenous substances have been found to induce pain and hyperalgesia, that is, to be algogenic. To study the underlying mechanisms ... More


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