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“I Can Dream, Can’t I?”

Leo Bersani

in Thoughts and Things

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226206059
eISBN:
9780226206196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226206196.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

A dream about professional failures, in situations where the dreamer, in waking life, has always succeeded leads to a questioning of the psychoanalytic notion of a divided self. This chapter develops ... More


Between Empire and Nation: The 1911 Revolution, Manchus, and Manchuria

Dan Shao

in Remote Homeland, Recovered Borderland: Manchus, Manchoukuo, and Manchuria, 1907-1985

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834456
eISBN:
9780824870263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834456.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter begins with a study of the differences in the experiences of banner people in Manchuria and in China Proper with the 1911 Revolution. During the 1911 Revolution, the lack of ... More


Redefining the Manzu, Remapping Ethnic Autonomy: State and Scholars in the PRC

Dan Shao

in Remote Homeland, Recovered Borderland: Manchus, Manchoukuo, and Manchuria, 1907-1985

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834456
eISBN:
9780824870263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834456.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter studies how the governments and scholars of the PRC have worked collaboratively to recategorize the Manchus as a subnational community and redefine Manzu communal membership, as ... More


New approaches to the typology of gender

Greville G. Corbett and Sebastian Fedden

in Non-Canonical Gender Systems

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198795438
eISBN:
9780191836732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198795438.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

Nominal classification remains a fascinating topic. To make further progress in this area we need greater clarity of definition and analysis. We use canonical gender as an ideal against which we can ... More


Introduction

Patrícia Amaral and Manuel Delicado Cantero

in Noun-Based Constructions in the History of Portuguese and Spanish

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2022
ISBN:
9780198847182
eISBN:
9780191882098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847182.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter presents the aims and rationale for the book. It first provides a general overview of the existing literature on the three types of complex constructions examined in the book and shows ... More


Conclusion

Patrícia Amaral and Manuel Delicado Cantero

in Noun-Based Constructions in the History of Portuguese and Spanish

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2022
ISBN:
9780198847182
eISBN:
9780191882098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847182.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter provides a summary of the main findings of the book. It offers an overview of the chronology of the changes undergone by all the nouns and constructions investigated, and highlights ... More


Detach and Reuse

Ellen Spolsky

in The Contracts of Fiction: Cognition, Culture, Community

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780190232146
eISBN:
9780190232177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190232146.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, World Literature

This chapter summarizes the claims that the contracts of fiction can be usefully considered as structual agents of social life, as are the contracts of language, law, money, and kinship. It is the ... More


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