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Introduction

J. N. Adams, Michael Lapidge, and Tobias Reinhardt

in Aspects of the Language of Latin Prose

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263327
eISBN:
9780191734168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263327.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

‘Language’ is given a comprehensive sense in this book. Many of the chapters are not ‘linguistic’ in any formal sense, but are about the skill (or otherwise) of writers in expressing themselves. They ... More


Mid-Century Perspectives

W.J. Mc Cormack

in Ascendancy and Tradition in Anglo-Irish Literary History from 1789 To 1939

Published in print:
1985
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198128069
eISBN:
9780191671630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198128069.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses some of the stages of the evolution of the 1770s neologism into the timeless language of Augustan elitism. In this chapter, several critical literatures, writings, and essays ... More


Introduction

Thomas Dixon

in The Invention of Altruism: Making Moral Meanings in Victorian Britain

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264263
eISBN:
9780191734816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264263.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Prior to 1852, nobody used the word ‘altruism’ to refer to moral sentiments, actions, or ideologies. In that year the philosopher and critic G. H. Lewes approvingly introduced the term to a British ... More


Latinisms in Spanish 1

Steven N. Dworkin

in A History of the Spanish Lexicon: A Linguistic Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199541140
eISBN:
9780191741395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541140.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Language Families

This chapter examines the introduction and incorporation of Latinisms in Spanish that resulted from contact between Spanish and Classical Latin. This contact occurred predominantly at the level of ... More


Remade in France: Anglicisms in the Lexicon and Morphology of French

Valérie Saugera

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190625542
eISBN:
9780190625573
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190625542.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Remade in France: Anglicisms in the Lexicon and Morphology of French chronicles the current status of French Anglicisms, a hot topic in the history of the French language and a compelling example of ... More


Confidence Games: Dissimulation at Court

Jon R. Snyder

in Dissimulation and the Culture of Secrecy in Early Modern Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228191
eISBN:
9780520944442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228191.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

In the development of the discourse on dissimulation within the genre of writing about courtiers and court society is seen the most successful elite institution during the early modern period. The ... More


The Interaction of Borrowing and Word Formation

Pius ten Hacken and Renáta Panocová (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474448208
eISBN:
9781474481120
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474448208.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

When a new name is necessary for a concept, word formation and borrowing are possible ways to produce one. As such, they are in competition for the creation of neologisms. However, borrowings can ... More


Vocabulary and discourse features

Sandra Clarke and Andrew Erskine

in Newfoundland and Labrador English

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748626168
eISBN:
9780748671519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748626168.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Despite some lexical similarities with the neighbouring Maritime Provinces of Canada, Newfoundland English has a sufficiently distinctive lexicon to have merited its own dictionary. Chapter 4 ... More


The Place of Words: The Académie Française and Its Dictionary during an Age of Revolution

Michael P. Fitzsimmons

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190644536
eISBN:
9780190644567
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190644536.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

From its initial appearance in 1694 and through successive editions in 1718, 1740, and 1762, the Dictionnaire de l’Académie Française had risen to become the definitive arbiter of the French ... More


Verbal Imperialism: “Germany, Awaken! …”

Karl Kraus

in The Third Walpurgis Night: The Complete Text

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300236002
eISBN:
9780300252804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300236002.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter recognises that, in the journalism and rhetoric of the new creed, there has not been a single German verbal expression that has not belied its purported content. Among the many ... More


Derrida's Destinerrance

J. Hillis Miller

in For Derrida

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230334
eISBN:
9780823235216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230334.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter analyzes destinerrance, a concept, or better, motif, or better still, spatiotemporal figure, that connects intimately with the other salient spatiotemporal ... More


Comics, Radio, and the Return to SF

Jad Smith

in Alfred Bester

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040634
eISBN:
9780252099076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040634.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

During the 1940s, Bester scripted comics, radio mysteries, and teleplays, and developed a fast-paced, highly visual style that, along with an emphasis on psychological depth and language play, would ... More


Attempts at Linguistic Colonization and the Struggle to Preserve Spanish: Anglicized Words and Expressions and Their Tropes

Marial Iglesias Utset

in A Cultural History of Cuba during the U.S. Occupation, 1898–1902

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833988
eISBN:
9781469603131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877845_iglesias_utset.7
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter describes how the notions of modernization filtering into Cuba from the United States carried with them a small universe of neologisms, whose function was both practical and symbolic: ... More


Christian Knowledge

in Science and Salvation: Evangelical Popular Science Publishing in Victorian Britain

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226276472
eISBN:
9780226276465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226276465.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Knowledge was a topic of much debate in the 1840s, particularly in the sciences. Claims to expertise were grounded in claims about knowledge, and although the gentlemen of science who ran the British ... More


Maggie O’Sullivan:: ‘Declensions of the non’

David Kennedy and Christine Kennedy

in Women's Experimental Poetry in Britain 1970-2010: Body, Time and Locale

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319778
eISBN:
9781781381106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319778.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter examines the experimental poetry of Maggie O’Sullivan, including From the Handbook of That & Furriery (1986), States of Emergency (1987), and In the House of the Shaman (1993). It ... More


Allah’s Chinese Name

James D. Frankel

in Rectifying God's Name: Liu Zhi's Confucian Translation of Monotheism and Islamic Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834746
eISBN:
9780824871734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834746.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter deals with the single greatest challenge facing Liu Zhi and his fellow Han Kitāb scholars: the translation of Islam's uncompromising monotheism into Chinese. Likely wishing to avoid ... More


Conclusion

James D. Frankel

in Rectifying God's Name: Liu Zhi's Confucian Translation of Monotheism and Islamic Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834746
eISBN:
9780824871734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834746.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This concluding chapter traces the origin of the theological terminology and sophisticated metaphysical arguments discussed in Chapter 5, including the neologisms coined by Liu Zhi and his colleagues ... More


Neologisms and ‘Non-Shakespearean’ Words in A Lover’s Complaint

MacDonald P. Jackson

in Determining the Shakespeare Canon: Arden of Faversham and A Lover's Complaint

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198704416
eISBN:
9780191795299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704416.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Drama

It has been claimed, as an argument against Shakespeare’s authorship of A Lover’s Complaint, that it contains too many words that do not appear within his undisputed works and too many neologisms, ... More


Word Formation, Borrowing and their Interaction

Pius Ten Hacken and Renáta Panocová

in The Interaction of Borrowing and Word Formation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474448208
eISBN:
9781474481120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474448208.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Word formation and borrowing can both be used to create neologisms. Their interaction is a topic that has not been widely discussed, because they have generally been assigned to different domains of ... More


Conclusion

Anne McKnight

in Nakagami, Japan: Buraku and the Writing of Ethnicity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816672851
eISBN:
9781452947327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816672851.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter explains how placing Nakagami’s work within the context of the historical and cultural modernization of the early twentieth century, including mixed-media work and subcultural forms of ... More


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