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Paradox and Representation: Silenced Voices in the Narratives of Nakagami Kenji

Machiko Ishikawa

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501751943
eISBN:
9781501751967
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751943.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

How can the “voiceless” voice be represented? This primary question underpins this book's analysis of selected works by Buraku writer, Nakagami Kenji (1946–1992). In spite of his Buraku background, ... More


Icelandic consonants

Kristján Árnason

in The Phonology of Icelandic and Faroese

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199229314
eISBN:
9780191728464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199229314.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Language Families

The chapter starts with an overview of places and manners of articulation. Among the special problems discussed is the relation between palatals and velars. Alternation between velars and palatals is ... More


Faroese consonant segments

Kristján Árnason

in The Phonology of Icelandic and Faroese

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199229314
eISBN:
9780191728464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199229314.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Language Families

This chapter describes the Faroese consonant system, giving an overview, and discussing parallel problems to those in Icelandic, such things as the relation between the fortis and lenis consonant ... More


A rule of deaspiration in ancient Greek

Paul Elbourne

in Laws and Rules in Indo‐European

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199609925
eISBN:
9780191741579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609925.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter revisits a sound law for the early history of Greek that was posited by the author in previous work (Historische Sprachforschung, 1998). In the context of arguing for the existence of a ... More


The alphabet *

Gerjan van Schaaik

in The Oxford Turkish Grammar

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198851509
eISBN:
9780191886102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851509.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter presents the Latin-based alphabet of Turkish, which differs from that of English in the extra letters ç, ğ, ı, ö, ş, and ü, whereas it lacks q, w, and x. A detailed account is given of ... More


Two Comments on “The Role of Features in Phonological Inventories”

Morris Halle

in Contemporary Views on Architecture and Representations in Phonology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262182706
eISBN:
9780262255325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262182706.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

This chapter presents two commentaries on the role of features in phonological inventories. It stresses the primacy of distinctive features in phonological theory and the importance of the details of ... More


Attempts at City Self-Empowerment

Ran Hirschl

in City, State: Constitutionalism and the Megacity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190922771
eISBN:
9780190922801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190922771.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines efforts by constitutionally voiceless cities and mayors to expand cities’ quasi-constitutional powers through urban citizenship schemes or, more frequently, through ... More


Word-initial geminates: From production to perception

Rachid Ridouane and Pierre A. Hallé

in The Phonetics and Phonology of Geminate Consonants

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198754930
eISBN:
9780191816420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198754930.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Theoretical Linguistics

This study investigates the relationship between the production and perception of word-initial gemination in stops and fricatives in Tashlhiyt Berber. Gemination in this language is primarily ... More


The acquisition of long consonants in Norwegian

Elinor Payne, Brechtje Post, Nina Gram Garmann, and Hanne Gram Simonsen

in The Phonetics and Phonology of Geminate Consonants

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198754930
eISBN:
9780191816420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198754930.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Theoretical Linguistics

This study investigated the nature and acquisition of long consonants in Norwegian. By age 2;6 children already differentiate between [V:C] vs [VC:] structures in their own productions and, as with ... More


Vowel contrasts

San Duanmu

in A Theory of Phonological Features

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199664962
eISBN:
9780191818004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664962.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter examines vowel contrasts in UPSID and P-base. We first divide vowels into two groups, basic and non-basic, and then search for the maximal number of contrasts in each phonetic dimension. ... More


“Voiceless” Speech: The Silence of Modern Suffrage Print Culture

Mary Chapman

in Making Noise, Making News: Suffrage Print Culture and U.S. Modernism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199988297
eISBN:
9780199368600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199988297.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter examines how, rather than insert themselves unproblematically into a male oratorical tradition that risked “masculinizing” them, some middle- and upper-class U.S. suffragists deployed ... More


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