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Images and Engagement

Edwin L. Battistella

in Bad Language: Are Some Words Better than Others?

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195172485
eISBN:
9780199788187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172485.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This chapter has three main goals. First, it consolidates and revisits some of the common objections to so-called bad language. Second, it summarizes the key images about language that arise in much ... More


Rabbinic Interpretation of Scripture in the Mishnah

Alexander Samely

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198270317
eISBN:
9780191683978
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270317.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Biblical Studies

This book offers a description of early rabbinic hermeneutics (midrash) as it can be reconstructed from the Mishnah (3rd century CE). The argument is based on a survey of all passages of biblical ... More


The History of Kokugogaku

Lee Yeounsuk

in The Ideology of Kokugo: Nationalizing Language in Modern Japan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833053
eISBN:
9780824870553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833053.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the debate between traditional kokugogaku and modern linguistics regarding their perspectives on the history of kokugogaku. The relationship between linguistics and kokugogaku ... More


The Early Period of Ueda Kazutoshi

Lee Yeounsuk

in The Ideology of Kokugo: Nationalizing Language in Modern Japan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833053
eISBN:
9780824870553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833053.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter outlines Ueda Kazutoshi's criticism of traditional kokugaku and his acceptance of modern linguistics. The central figure behind the ideology of kokugo's prevalence in Meiji-era ... More


Language or Dialect?: The History of a Conceptual Pair

Raf Van Rooy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198845713
eISBN:
9780191880865
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198845713.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

‘What is the difference between a language and a dialect?’ is one of the questions most frequently asked of linguists. A notorious and oft-repeated answer is ‘A language is a dialect with an army and ... More


From Kokugo Studies to Kokugo Politics

Lee Yeounsuk

in The Ideology of Kokugo: Nationalizing Language in Modern Japan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833053
eISBN:
9780824870553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833053.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses Ueda's creation of the field of kokugogaku based on modern theories of linguistics from the West. It also discusses how he justified the connection between kokugogaku and ... More


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