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Island constraints and scope

Adele Goldberg

in Constructions at Work: The Nature of Generalization in Language

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199268511
eISBN:
9780191708428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268511.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter explores the relevance of information structure and processing demands in an explanation of constraints on movement (island constraints) and constraints on relative scope assignment. ... More


The Voice Continuum

William Croft

in Radical Construction Grammar: Syntactic Theory in Typological Perspective

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198299554
eISBN:
9780191708091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299554.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Some constructions are claimed to be universal, including the passive and the inverse voice constructions. In fact, the syntactic properties used to define passive and inverse constructions, and ... More


The interpretation of topical indefinites as direct and indirect aboutness topics

Cornelia Ebert and Stefan Hinterwimmer

in Information Structure: Theoretical, Typological, and Experimental Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199570959
eISBN:
9780191721786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570959.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

The Interpretation of Topical Indefinites as Direct and Indirect Aboutness Topics’ by Cornelia Ebert and Stefan Hinterwimmer deals with the interpretation of sentences that contain indefinite DPs ... More


Introduction: Towards an Interpretable Whole

Derek Hirst and Steven N. Zwicker

in Andrew Marvell, Orphan of the Hurricane

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199655373
eISBN:
9780191742118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655373.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

This brief chapter maps the genesis of the book and outlines and explains the interpretive category of the ‘imagined life’.


Spenser

Colin Burrow

in Epic Romance: Homer to Milton

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117940
eISBN:
9780191671135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117940.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

There is no author so prey to double violence against self and past as Torquato Tasso; and there is no author who feels so keenly the tortured energy released by an antiquarianism that seeks vainly ... More


The Coda: What’s the Story? — Morning Glory!

Michael Ingham

in Johnnie To Kei-Fung's PTU

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099197
eISBN:
9789882207103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099197.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores the film's allegorical signifying systems and aesthetic qualities and offers a critical assessment of its continuing topicality. To a considerable extent, Stephen Teo's detailed ... More


Richard Niccols’s Mirour for Magistrates (1610)

Harriet Archer

in Unperfect Histories: The Mirror for Magistrates, 1559-1610

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198806172
eISBN:
9780191844041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806172.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The final chapter addresses Richard Niccols’s ghost complaint collection, A Winter Nights Vision, and the edition to which it was appended in 1610. It reflects on the changed political and literary ... More


English pantomime and the Irish Question

Jill A. Sullivan

in "Politics, performance and popular culture": Theatre and society in nineteenth-century Britain

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719091698
eISBN:
9781526109989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091698.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

The focus of this chapter is the Irish Question, specifically the issue of Home Rule as represented in London and regional theatres from the late 1860s to the 1880s. Home Rule references in pantomime ... More


Introduction to the study of faith-based organisations and exclusion in European cities

Justin Beaumont and Paul Cloke

in Faith-based organisations and exclusion in European cities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781847428349
eISBN:
9781447307785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428349.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

The introduction summarises the chapter contributions that constitute the volume as a whole. It includes the research findings of the FACIT project, including methodologies and case studies, to ... More


The Topicality of Juvenal: [Previously unpublished]

Niall Rudd

in The Common Spring: Essays on Latin and English Poetry

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781904675488
eISBN:
9781781385043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675488.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This essay shows how Juvenal was not only a topical satirist of his own day, but remains relevant for our own times. Poetry recitals, lectures, seminar papers, the necessity for satire when ... More


“Suspicious Minds”

in Nixon at the Movies: A Book about Belief

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226239682
eISBN:
9780226239705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226239705.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The most characteristic title of all Capra's films belongs to the period, that is, American Madness (1932), which offers a sense of vibrant topicality, which it proceeds to undercut with an ... More


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