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Some Considerations about the Diachronic Evolution of Co-compounds

Bernhard Wälchli

in Co-Compounds and Natural Coordination

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199276219
eISBN:
9780191706042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276219.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter investigates the diachronic evolution of co-compounds as formal patterns and lexical classes. It is argued that in grammaticalization studies, it is important to distinguish between the ... More


Slavonic and Baltic Folk Syllabic and Tonic 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/9780198158790.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, European Literature

This chapter describes the syllabic structure of Common Indo-European verse, which has been preserved in the Baltic languages, Latvian and Lithuanian, with the latter as perhaps the one with the ... More


Ian Hamilton Finlay: Scottish Futurist

Ross Hair

in Avant-Folk: Small Press Poetry Networks from 1950 to the Present

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781781383292
eISBN:
9781786944078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383292.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Chapter 2 examines the formative period in Ian Hamilton Finlay’s career when he encountered the work of like-minded poets in the United States, including Niedecker. Chapter 2 argues that Finlay’s use ... More


The Avant-Folkways of Lorine Niedecker

Ross Hair

in Avant-Folk: Small Press Poetry Networks from 1950 to the Present

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781781383292
eISBN:
9781786944078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383292.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter examines the ‘avant-folkways’ of Lorine Niedecker and her poetry and demonstrates how Niedecker’s poetry of the 1940s and 1950s draws on various aspects of folk, including folk speech, ... More


‘Words Filled With Tears’: Amorous Discourse as Lamentation in the Palaiologan Romances

Panagiotis Agapitos

in Greek Laughter and Tears: Antiquity and After

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474403795
eISBN:
9781474435130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403795.003.0020
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines a particular way in which feelings of love are expressed in the Palaiologan romances (c. 1250–1350). This manner of expression is presented through the systematic use of an ... More


The Tragic, the Comic and the Tragicomic in Cretan Renaissance Literature

David Holton

in Greek Laughter and Tears: Antiquity and After

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474403795
eISBN:
9781474435130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403795.003.0021
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Greek tragedy and comedy re-emerge in late sixteenth-century Crete, now based on Renaissance neo-classical prescriptions. Besides ‘pure’ examples of the genres we also find a tragedia di lieto fine ... More


Brahmanand and His Innovations in the Barahmasa Genre

Dalpat Rajpurohit

in Swaminarayan Hinduism: Tradition, Adaptation, and Identity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199463749
eISBN:
9780199086573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463749.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Barahmasa (the song of twelve months) is sung in a feminine voice to express the agony of separation through the seasonal cycle of a year. This folk genre, which was originally and essentially the ... More


A Trans-Adriatic Programme for the Regeneration of Greek Letters

Konstantina Zanou

in Transnational Patriotism in the Mediterranean, 1800-1850: Stammering the Nation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198788706
eISBN:
9780191830785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788706.003.0015
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Chapter 12 sheds light on a trans-Adriatic intellectual programme for the regeneration of Greek letters, an endeavour orchestrated by Andrea Mustoxidi and carried out by a cohort of Ionian and ... More


1974, and after Roberta

W. J. McCormack

in Northman: John Hewitt (1907-87): An Irish writer, his world, and his times

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198739821
eISBN:
9780191802799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739821.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Hewitt’s publications in his Belfast retirement years are examined, not only poetry but also Ulster art history and the history of nineteenth-century folk poetry. The role of the new Blackstaff Press ... More


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