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The Voice of the Dancer: A New Theory of the Greek Accent

A. P. David

in The Dance of the Muses: Choral Theory and Ancient Greek Poetics

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199292400
eISBN:
9780191711855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199292400.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

A fresh interpretation of ‘όξύς’ and ‘βαρύς’ underpins a new theory of the ancient Greek accent, applying W. Sidney Allen’s observation that there must have been in Greek a down-glide in pitch, ... More


Into the Catacombs: Crisis and Persecution, 1926–9

Matthew Butler

in Popular Piety and Political Identity in Mexico's Cristero Rebellion: Michoacán, 1927-29

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262986
eISBN:
9780191734656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262986.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the religious crisis in Michoacán, Mexico during the period from 1926 to 1929. It explains that Church-state hostilities in Michoacán intensified in 1926 when Bishop José Mora y ... More


Breach of Contract

Reinhard Zimmermann

in The Law of Obligations: Roman Foundations of the Civilian Tradition

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198764267
eISBN:
9780191695247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198764267.003.0025
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter deals primarily with breach of contract. Every contractual promise brings expectations to the promise. These expectations can be disappointed in various ways: the promisor may fail ... More


The Phonology of Japanese

Laurence Labrune

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199545834
eISBN:
9780191738562
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545834.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Language Families

This book offers a comprehensive overview of the phonology of Japanese, based on Japanese and Western materials and the author’s original research. It provides a rich source of materials and critical ... More


Special segments

Laurence Labrune

in The Phonology of Japanese

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199545834
eISBN:
9780191738562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545834.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Language Families

The term “special segments” refers to the three moraic segments of Japanese, which constitute a rather unique feature of the language and have been granted special status in traditional Japanese ... More


Prosodic units

Laurence Labrune

in The Phonology of Japanese

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199545834
eISBN:
9780191738562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545834.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Language Families

This chapter is devoted to the prosodic units of Japanese, the mora, the syllable, the foot, the prosodic word, and the prosodic hierarchy. It reviews the evidence demonstrating the central role ... More


Free Traders and Capitalists

RAMóN EDUARDO RUIZ

in Mexico: Why a Few Are Rich and the People Poor

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520262355
eISBN:
9780520947528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262355.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The nineteenth century, celebrated as the glorious age of independence and the Reforma, handed over the National Palace to exuberant disciples of José María Luis Mora, a dyed-in-the-wool free trader, ... More


Legislating Zakat Payment

Arskal Salim

in Challenging the Secular State: The Islamization of Law in Modern Indonesia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832377
eISBN:
9780824868963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832377.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter presents some issues of legislating zakat that have emerged in the aftermath of the Soeharto government in 1998. The enactment of Zakat Administration Law 38/1999 was as a result of ... More


Abstract Underlying Representations in Prosodic Structure

Bert Vaux and Bridget D. Samuels

in Shaping Phonology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226562452
eISBN:
9780226562599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226562599.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

One of the central ways in which the long-standing debate between rationalists and empiricists surfaces in linguistics involves the putative existence of abstract phonological representations ... More


Morpheme contiguity

Eva Zimmermann

in Morphological Length and Prosodically Defective Morphemes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198747321
eISBN:
9780191809736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198747321.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Syntax and Morphology

One new constraint family argued for in this book are constraints ensuring a ‘morph-contiguous’ projection of prosodic nodes. It is argued that the phonological representation of a morpheme strives ... More


Taming the Velox Puella

Hunter H. Gardner

in Gendering Time in Augustan Love Elegy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199652396
eISBN:
9780191745782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652396.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

After establishing the discursive context from which elegy’s emphasis on youthful defiance and prolonged involvement with a courtesan-puella emerged, chapter three demonstrates how Propertius adapts ... More


How to be religious under liberalism

Gregorio Alonso

in Spain in the Nineteenth Century: New Essays on Experiences of Culture and Society

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526124746
eISBN:
9781526138866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526124753.00009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter looks at how a number of religious figures negotiated the relationship between politics and religion in nineteenth-century Spain. It focuses on the role played by four representatives of ... More


Interrogating Terrorist Suspects after 9/11

Ralph Jason

in America's War on Terror: The State of the 9/11 Exception from Bush to Obama

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199652358
eISBN:
9780191745515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652358.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter describes the debate surrounding the interrogation of terrorist suspects after 9/11. President Obama rejected the use of so-called enhanced interrogation techniques (EITs) on liberal and ... More


A Heart-Shaped World

J. Michelle Molina

in To Overcome Oneself: The Jesuit Ethic and Spirit of Global Expansion, 1520-1767

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520275652
eISBN:
9780520955042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275652.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter discusses the letters of two nuns to their Jesuit confessor, Antonio Márquez. In understanding their anguished struggles to submit to a regimen of Ignatian spirituality, we revisit ... More


The Public Consumption of Junípero Serra

Michael K. Komanecky

in Worlds of Junipero Serra: Historical Contexts and Cultural Representations

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520295391
eISBN:
9780520968165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295391.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

As Michael Komanecky reveals in Chapter 12, Serra’s notoriety was embodied and spread through a proliferation of largely laudatory images. Public representations of Serra and Spanish culture ... More


Segmental quantity and prosodic weight

Tomas Riad

in The Phonology of Swedish

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199543571
eISBN:
9780191747168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543571.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Language Families

Swedish has mandatory stress to weight, i.e. a requirement on stressed syllables to be heavy. This is a difference with respect to English. This prosodic constraint is met by segmentals in two basic ... More


Stress

Matthew K. Gordon

in Phonological Typology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199669004
eISBN:
9780191821745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669004.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Language Families

This chapter explores the typology of stress systems, including weight-insensitive and weight-sensitive (quantity-sensitive) stress. Typological asymmetries in the location of stress and the ... More


Meter and Rhythm in the Sung Poetry of Iranian Khorasan

Stephen Blum

in Thought and Play in Musical Rhythm

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190841485
eISBN:
9780190841522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190841485.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

The rhythmic theory developed by al-Fārābī remains relevant to the analysis of sung poetry in the contemporary Middle East, not least with respect to the question of how duration comes to be ... More


The theory of Prosodically Defective Morphemes

Eva Zimmermann

in Morphological Length and Prosodically Defective Morphemes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198747321
eISBN:
9780191809736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198747321.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Syntax and Morphology

In this chapter, the theoretical background for the theory of PDM is presented. PDM is based on the simple insight that if all possible Prosodically Defective Morpheme representations and their ... More


Subtractive MLM and Prosodically Defective Morphemes

Eva Zimmermann

in Morphological Length and Prosodically Defective Morphemes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198747321
eISBN:
9780191809736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198747321.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Syntax and Morphology

It is shown how the theory of PDM accounts for instances of subtractive MLM—the empirical phenomenon that is notoriously challenging for the claim that morphology is additive. Two general mechanisms ... More


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