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Vowel Prosthesis in Romance: A Diachronic Study

Rodney Sampson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199541157
eISBN:
9780191716096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541157.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

This book presents for the first time an in‐depth historical account of vowel prosthesis in the Romance languages. Vowel prosthesis is a change which involves the appearance of a non‐etymological ... More


I‐prosthesis

Rodney Sampson

in Vowel Prosthesis in Romance: A Diachronic Study

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199541157
eISBN:
9780191716096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541157.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

This is the earliest and most familiar category of prosthesis and affects words beginning with [s] plus a consonant. Its origins and early development are first traced, exploring its geographical ... More


A‐prosthesis

Rodney Sampson

in Vowel Prosthesis in Romance: A Diachronic Study

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199541157
eISBN:
9780191716096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541157.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

This category of vowel prosthesis postdates I‐prosthesis and operated on rhotic‐initial words. Its early development is examined closely, and its geographical diffusion and likely causation are ... More


U‐prosthesis

Rodney Sampson

in Vowel Prosthesis in Romance: A Diachronic Study

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199541157
eISBN:
9780191716096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541157.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

U‐prosthesis occurred in the later Middle Ages following a special type of syncope. The structural circumstances surrounding its rise are explored in detail, and the geographical incidence and ... More


Introduction

Rodney Sampson

in Vowel Prosthesis in Romance: A Diachronic Study

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199541157
eISBN:
9780191716096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541157.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

After a definition of vowel prosthesis and its relationship to other additive and reductive segmental process, various general aspects of it are considered. These include its incidence in Romance, ... More


Categories of Prosthesis in the History of Romance

Rodney Sampson

in Vowel Prosthesis in Romance: A Diachronic Study

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199541157
eISBN:
9780191716096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541157.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

The three main categories of vowel prosthesis that have operated in the history of Romance are identified. These are labelled I‐prosthesis, A‐prosthesis, and U‐prosthesis and their general ... More


Representations of Voluntary Arm Movements in the Motor Cortex and Their Transformations

Apostolos P. Georgopoulos and Elissaios Karageorgiou

in Understanding Events: From Perception to Action

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195188370
eISBN:
9780199870462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188370.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter discusses the neural mechanisms of voluntary movements in the motor cortex — a major node in the brain network of initiation and control of such movements. Specifically, it discusses the ... More


Conclusion: Retrospective and Prospective

Rodney Sampson

in Vowel Prosthesis in Romance: A Diachronic Study

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199541157
eISBN:
9780191716096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541157.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

Basic structural properties underlying the different categories of vowel prosthesis are enumerated and compared, revealing important characteristics shared by all categories. Of central importance is ... More


Artificial Vision

Dorothe A. Poggel, Lotfi B. Merabet, and Joseph F. Rizzo III

in Neuroergonomics: The brain at work

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195177619
eISBN:
9780199864683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177619.003.0021
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter presents an overview of research on retinal prostheses and progress in this field, and provides a perspective on artificial vision and the role of modern technologies to support research ... More


Standin’ in the Gap: The Materialities of Prayer

Anderson Blanton

in Hittin' the Prayer Bones: Materiality of Spirit in the Pentecostal South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623979
eISBN:
9781469623993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623979.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Revisiting classic ethnological theories on the contagious transmission of force, this chapter explores the place of material objects in the performance of divine communication and the practice of ... More


Killing Times: The Temporal Technology of the Death Penalty

David Wills

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823283521
eISBN:
9780823286119
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823283521.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Killing Times starts from the deceptively simple observation— made by Jacques Derrida—that the death penalty mechanically interrupts mortal time, preempting our normal experience of not knowing when ... More


Brain reading

John-Dylan Haynes

in I Know What You're Thinking: Brain imaging and mental privacy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199596492
eISBN:
9780191745669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596492.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques, Development

For a long time neuroscience has focused on basic research, but now studies have begun to demonstrate how brain science can be put to use to solve practical real-world problems. Specifically, ... More


Peter H. Schiller

Larry R. Squire

in The History of Neuroscience in Autobiography: Volume 7

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195396133
eISBN:
9780199918409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396133.003.0014
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

Peter H. Schiller, in collaboration with numerous investigators, has carried out research using psychophysical methods, single-cell recordings, microstimulation and pharmacological manipulations. The ... More


Rethinking Modern Prostheses in Anglo-American Commodity Cultures, 1820-1939

Claire L. Jones (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526101426
eISBN:
9781526124166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526101426.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Drawing together essays written by scholars from Great Britain and the United States, this book provides an important contribution to the emerging field of disability history. It explores the ... More


Chapter 1

Sri G. Thrumurthy, Tania S. De Silva, Zia M. Moinuddin, and Stuart Enoch

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199645640
eISBN:
9780191918209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199645640.003.0007
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine


Recycling the disabled: Army, medicine, and modernity in WWI Germany

Heather R. Perry

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719089244
eISBN:
9781781707982
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089244.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book is a critical examination of the relationships between war, medicine, and the pressures of modernization in the waning stages of the German Empire. Through her examination of wartime ... More


Power of Objects in Eighteenth-Century British America

Jennifer Van Horn

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469629568
eISBN:
9781469629582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629568.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Over the course of the eighteenth century, Anglo-Americans purchased an unprecedented number and array of goods. This book investigates these diverse artifacts—from portraits and city views to ... More


Great War Prostheses in American Literature and Culture

Aaron Shaheen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198857785
eISBN:
9780191890406
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857785.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Drawing on rehabilitation publications, novels by both famous and lesser-known American writers, and even the prosthetic masks of a classically trained sculptor, Great War Prostheses in American ... More


The Prosthetic Voice in Ancient Greece

Sarah Nooter

in The Voice as Something More: Essays toward Materiality

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226656397
eISBN:
9780226656427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226656427.003.0014
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter examines instances in Greek literature where the voice is conceptualized as transformed through objects that act as prostheses for the vocalizing body. The particular objects under ... More


Fairy-Tale Bodies: Prostheses and Narrative Perspective in Dinah Mulock Craik’s The Little Lame Prince

Kylee-Anne Hingston

in Articulating Bodies: The Narrative Form of Disability and Illness in Victorian Fiction

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620757
eISBN:
9781789629491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620757.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

As a literary fairy tale, Dinah Mulock Craik’s The Little Lame Prince and His Travelling Cloak: A Parable for Young and Old (1874) employs a fantasy setting and magical circumstances to depict the ... More


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