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Word Order in Old Italian

Word Order in Old Italian

Cecilia Poletto

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199660247
eISBN:
9780191769511
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660247.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book explores sets of movement cases in medieval Italian from 1200 to 1315. It offers an integrated description of all the relevant aspects of word order in Old Italian based on uniform ... More

Words and MeaningsLexical Semantics Across Domains, Languages, and Cultures

Words and Meanings: Lexical Semantics Across Domains, Languages, and Cultures

Cliff Goddard and Anna Wierzbicka

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199668434
eISBN:
9780191748691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668434.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Lexicography

This book presents a series of systematic, empirically based studies of word meanings. Each chapter investigates key expressions drawn from different domains of the lexicon – concrete, abstract, ... More

Words and StonesThe Politics of Language and Identity in Israel

Words and Stones: The Politics of Language and Identity in Israel

Daniel Lefkowitz

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195121902
eISBN:
9780199788347
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195121902.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Social and ethnic identity are nowhere more enmeshed with language than in Israel. This book explores the politics of identity in Israel through an analysis of the social life of language. By ... More

Working the PastNarrative and Institutional Memory

Working the Past: Narrative and Institutional Memory

Charlotte Linde

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195140286
eISBN:
9780199871247
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140286.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book analyzes the role of narratives in institutions, showing how institutions use narratives to remember their past and project a future, and how people within institutions shape and are shaped ... More

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