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A Radical Approach to Syntactic Relations

William Croft

in Radical Construction Grammar: Syntactic Theory in Typological Perspective

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198299554
eISBN:
9780191708091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299554.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

The central argument of this chapter is that a construction grammar, in which syntactic structures are paired with their semantic interpretations, can and should dispense with syntactic relations ... More


The Marking Patterns of Natural Coordination

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/9780199276219.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter describes how natural coordination is expressed in co-compounds and phrase-like tight coordination. Different types of markedness are discussed, including formal, distinctive, ... More


Conceptual Spaces and Embodied Actions

David F. Armstrong and Sherman E. Wilcox

in The Gestural Origin of Language

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195163483
eISBN:
9780199867523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195163483.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter examines evidence for the ubiquity of iconicity in signed languages, a consequence of their transmission in the visual medium. Adopting a cognitive grammar framework, the iconic ... More


The Gesture-Language Interface

David F. Armstrong and Sherman E. Wilcox

in The Gestural Origin of Language

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195163483
eISBN:
9780199867523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195163483.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter proposes a reunification of language and gesture, claiming that only by starting with the premise that signed languages are the original and prototypical languages can we achieve a unity ... More


Conclusion

Ingrid Tieken‐Boon van Ostade

in The Bishop's Grammar: Robert Lowth and the Rise of Prescriptivism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199579273
eISBN:
9780191595219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579273.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, English Language

The undue persistence of Lowth's prescriptiveness, his language being that of an ordinary educated writer, his popularity and influence at the time, the grammar's innovative features, and his full ... More


The Systemic Image: A New Theory of Interactive Real-Time Simulations

Inge Hinterwaldner

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035040
eISBN:
9780262335546
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035040.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

In media art history as well as in science studies an intensified reception of cybernetic and system-theoretical concepts can be seen in the last few years. In the book a conceptualization of the ... More


Diva Nation: Female Icons from Japanese Cultural History

Laura Miller and Rebecca Copeland (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520297722
eISBN:
9780520969971
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297722.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Diva Nation explores the constructed nature of female iconicity. From ancient goddesses and queens to modern singers and writers, each chapter critically reconsiders the female icon, tracing how she ... More


Da capo

Helen Barr

in Transporting Chaucer

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719091490
eISBN:
9781781707319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091490.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Chapter Seven discusses the composition of the cover image in relation to temporal circularity, mirror images and the phenomenology of left/right apprehension.


Ordering Principles, Domain Integrity, and Discontinuity

J. Rijkhoff

in The Noun Phrase

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198237822
eISBN:
9780191706776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198237822.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter concentrates on the principles that determine the relative order of constituents in the noun phrase. Shifts in the relative impact of these principles often cause fundamental changes in ... More


Categoriality in Language Change: The Case of the English Gerund

Lauren Fonteyn

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190917579
eISBN:
9780190917609
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190917579.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, English Language

This study presents the first elaborate attempt to set out a functional-semantic definition of diachronic transcategorial shift between the major classes “noun”/“nominal” and “verb”/“clause.” In ... More


Final Remarks and Conclusions

Livnat Holtzman

in Anthropomorphism in Islam: The Challenge of Traditionalism (700-1350)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748689569
eISBN:
9781474444828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748689569.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Anthropomorphism in Islam presents a range of issues that encompass the problematics of aḥādīth al-ṣifāt. The book focuses on aḥādīth al-ṣifāt as popular oral literature; the use of aḥādīth al-ṣifāt ... More


Introduction and overview

Peter John Glanville

in The Lexical Semantics of the Arabic Verb

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198792734
eISBN:
9780191834691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792734.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

Chapter 1 presents the book as an investigation of the construction of meaning and its linguistic construal, focusing on the derivational morphology of Arabic. It presents the thesis of the work, ... More


The Morphology and Phonology of Exponence

Jochen Trommer (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199573721
eISBN:
9780199573738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573721.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Phonetics / Phonology

Exponence is the mapping of morphosyntactic structure to phonological representations, a research area which is not only the traditional bone of contention between phonology and morphology, but also ... More


Gestures Against Movements: Henry Box Brown and Economies of Narrative Performance

Janet Neary

in Fugitive Testimony: On the Visual Logic of Slave Narratives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823272891
eISBN:
9780823272945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823272891.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter traces the various circuits—economic, narrative, performative—that structure black abolitionist textual production through the cultural work of Henry Box Brown. Building on Daphne ... More


Icon and Interface

David Morgan

in Embodied Eye: Religious Visual Culture and the Social Life of Feeling

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520272224
eISBN:
9780520952140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272224.003.0004
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

This chapter discusses iconicity as a prevalent and powerful way in which images mediate relations and exchange in religion as well as in modern society practices. For instance, Orthodox icons—the ... More


A Religion in Decline in an Age of Progress

Varuni Bhatia

in Unforgetting Chaitanya: Vaishnavism and Cultures of Devotion in Colonial Bengal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190686246
eISBN:
9780190686277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190686246.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter examines the thesis of “Vaishnava decline” forwarded by colonial administrators, Christian missionaries, Orientalists, and the reformed section of nineteenth-century Hindu society in ... More


Conclusion: Media, Convention, and the Beethovenian Monument

Nathan Waddell

in Moonlighting: Beethoven and Literary Modernism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198816706
eISBN:
9780191858338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198816706.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter provides an overview of the main thrust of this book: how Beethovenian legend—there being no better example than the influential account of Beethoven as the archetypally suffering, ... More


Introduction: Beethoven and Literary Modernism

Nathan Waddell

in Moonlighting: Beethoven and Literary Modernism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198816706
eISBN:
9780191858338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198816706.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This introductory chapter suggests that the customary critical focus on formal correspondences between literary and musical art works doesn’t help us grasp how the modernists knew that so many ... More


Experimental semiotics applied to visual, sound, and musical structures

Roger A. Kendall and Scott D. Lipscomb

in The Psychology of Music in Multimedia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199608157
eISBN:
9780191761225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608157.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

The relationship of music to film and multimedia has only recently received the attention of experimental psychologists and cognitive musicologists. This paper outlines theory, semiotical analysis, ... More


The March on Washington: Veiling Hughes’s Poetry

W. Jason Miller

in Origins of the Dream: Hughes's Poetry and King's Rhetoric

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060446
eISBN:
9780813050713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060446.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This very brief chapter rereads King’s famous “I Have a Dream” speech delivered in Washington, D.C. on August 28, 1963, by indentifying the various allusions made to Hughes’s poetry. Poems such as “I ... More


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