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Language in the Confessions of Augustine

Philip Burton

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199266227
eISBN:
9780191709098
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199266227.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This book argues that Augustine's Confessions may fruitfully be read as a series of encounters with language and signs: as a baby learning to speak, as a schoolboy orator, student, professor of ... More


Robert Henry Robins 1921–2000

F R. Palmer and Vivien Law

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 115 Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, I

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197262788
eISBN:
9780191754210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262788.003.0018
Subject:
History, Historiography

Robert (Bobbie) Robins was a pioneer in the establishment of linguistics as an academic subject in Britain and the leading scholar throughout the world in the history of linguistics whose ... More


Lecture I, 6

David Langslow

in Jacob Wackernagel, Lectures on Syntax: With Special Reference to Greek, Latin, and Germanic

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198153023
eISBN:
9780191715211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198153023.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter begins (here divided into two parts) with a review of the place of syntax in the history of linguistics and classical scholarship, from antiquity to Wackernagel's own day. The scope of ... More


Lecture I, 3

David Langslow

in Jacob Wackernagel, Lectures on Syntax: With Special Reference to Greek, Latin, and Germanic

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198153023
eISBN:
9780191715211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198153023.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter begins (here divided into two parts) with a review of the place of syntax in the history of linguistics and classical scholarship, from antiquity to Wackernagel's own day. The scope of ... More


Lecture I, 1

David Langslow

in Jacob Wackernagel, Lectures on Syntax: With Special Reference to Greek, Latin, and Germanic

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198153023
eISBN:
9780191715211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198153023.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter begins (here divided into two parts) with a review of the place of syntax in the history of linguistics and classical scholarship, from antiquity to Wackernagel's own day.The scope of ... More


Women in the history of linguistics: Distant and neglected voices

Wendy Ayres-Bennett and Helena Sanson

in Women in the History of Linguistics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198754954
eISBN:
9780191816451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198754954.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This Introduction outlines the need for a ‘true history’ (Lerner 1976) of the role of women in the history of linguistics, which considers them on their own terms, and challenges categories and ... More


Lecture I, 5

David Langslow

in Jacob Wackernagel, Lectures on Syntax: With Special Reference to Greek, Latin, and Germanic

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198153023
eISBN:
9780191715211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198153023.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter begins (here divided into two parts) with a review of the place of syntax in the history of linguistics and classical scholarship, from antiquity to Wackernagel's own day. The scope of ... More


Introduction: Analogy in grammar

James P. Blevins and Juliette Blevins

in Analogy in Grammar: Form and Acquisition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199547548
eISBN:
9780191720628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547548.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics, Computational Linguistics

The rise of analogy in grammatical descriptions is strongly associated with the Neogrammarian tradition of the 19th century. In that tradition, analogical change was compared with regular sound ... More


The study of semantic alignment: retrospect and state of the art

Søren Wichmann

in The Typology of Semantic Alignment

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199238385
eISBN:
9780191716768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238385.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This introductory chapter presents the background of the book, discusses the new term ‘semantic alignment’ and related terminology, traces major developments in the study of semantic alignment, ... More


Lecture I, 2

David Langslow

in Jacob Wackernagel, Lectures on Syntax: With Special Reference to Greek, Latin, and Germanic

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198153023
eISBN:
9780191715211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198153023.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter begins (here divided into two parts) with a review of the place of syntax in the history of linguistics and classical scholarship,from antiquity to Wackernagel's own day. The scope of ... More


Lecture I, 7

David Langslow

in Jacob Wackernagel, Lectures on Syntax: With Special Reference to Greek, Latin, and Germanic

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198153023
eISBN:
9780191715211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198153023.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter begins (here divided into two parts) with a review of the place of syntax in the history of linguistics and classical scholarship, from antiquity to Wackernagel's own day. The scope of ... More


The Training and Disciplinary Identity of Linguists in Europe’s Long Nineteenth Century

John E. Joseph

in History of Universities: Volume XXXIV/1: A Global History of Research Education: Disciplines, Institutions, and Nations, 1840-1950

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780192844774
eISBN:
9780191933349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192844774.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

In the mid-19th century, the great centers of philological and linguistic study in Europe were a handful of German universities that led the way in organizing doctoral training. In seminars guided by ... More


Lecture I, 4

David Langslow

in Jacob Wackernagel, Lectures on Syntax: With Special Reference to Greek, Latin, and Germanic

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198153023
eISBN:
9780191715211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198153023.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter begins (here divided into two parts) with a review of the place of syntax in the history of linguistics and classical scholarship, from antiquity to Wackernagel's own day. The scope of ... More


Lecture I, 8

David Langslow

in Jacob Wackernagel, Lectures on Syntax: With Special Reference to Greek, Latin, and Germanic

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198153023
eISBN:
9780191715211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198153023.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter begins (here divided into two parts) with a review of the place of syntax in the history of linguistics and classical scholarship, from antiquity to Wackernagel's own day. The scope of ... More


Early American women’s participation in language scholarship

Margaret Thomas

in Women in the History of Linguistics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198754954
eISBN:
9780191816451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198754954.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines the contributions of early American women to the study of language. For the most part, ‘American women’ designates immigrants to North America and their descendants, although ... More


The Typology of Semantic Alignment

Mark Donohue and Søren Wichmann (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199238385
eISBN:
9780191716768
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238385.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

Semantic alignment refers to a type of language that has two means of morphosyntactically encoding the arguments of intransitive predicates, typically treating these as an agent or as a patient of a ... More


Women’s contributions to early American Indian linguistics

Raina Heaton, Eve Koller, and Lyle Campbell

in Women in the History of Linguistics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198754954
eISBN:
9780191816451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198754954.003.0014
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter focuses on women who contributed significantly to American Indian linguistics before World War II. It highlights the lives, work, and impact of the influential scholars Mary Haas, Gladys ... More


Women in the History of Linguistics

Wendy Ayres-Bennett and Helena Sanson (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198754954
eISBN:
9780191816451
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198754954.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Women in the History of Linguistics is a ground-breaking investigation into women’s contribution to the description, analysis, and codification of languages across a wide range of different ... More


Field, Ears, and Laboratory: Training Language Scholars, 1920–1940

Ku-ming (Kevin) Chang

in History of Universities: Volume XXXIV/1: A Global History of Research Education: Disciplines, Institutions, and Nations, 1840-1950

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780192844774
eISBN:
9780191933349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192844774.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter continues the time frame of Chapter 8 through the first half of the twentieth century, an important period in which linguistics and phonetics gained their own identities. The editors and ... More


Colonial and Decolonial Linguistics: Knowledges and Epistemes

Ana Deumert, Anne Storch, and Nick Shepherd (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198793205
eISBN:
9780191835124
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793205.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The discipline of linguistics in general, and the field of African linguistics in particular, appear to be facing a paradigm shift. There is a strong movement away from established methodologies and ... More


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