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Crosslinguistic Views on Tense, Aspect and Modality

Crosslinguistic Views on Tense, Aspect and ModalityThis Cahiers Chronos volume reports on new and ongoing research on tense, aspect and modality in which a variety of languages has been gathered. The languages discussed by the authors include (in alphabetical order): Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Russian and Spanish. The articles form a selection of the papers presented at the 5th Chronos Conference that took place at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands, in June 2002.

. This book is of interest for scholars in the field of semantics, logic, syntax, and comparative linguistics.

Tags: languages, Chronos, University, place, Groningen
Masterpieces of the Imaginative Mind: Literature’s Most Fantastic Works

TTC - Masterpieces of the Imaginative Mind: Literature’s Most Fantastic WorksTTC - Masterpieces of the Imaginative Mind: Literature’s Most Fantastic Works

Course No. 2997 (24 lectures, 30 minutes/lecture)
Taught by Eric S. Rabkin
University of Michigan
Ph.D., University of Iowa
1. The Brothers Grimm & Fairy Tale Psychology
2. Propp, Structure, and Cultural Identity
3. Hoffmann and the Theory of the Fantastic
4. Poe—Genres and Degrees of the Fantastic
5. Lewis Carroll: Puzzles, Language, & Audience
Reuploaded Thanks to floarea
Tags: Fantastic, University, Lewis, Degrees, mdash, Masterpieces, Works, Imaginative
Audiobook The Vikings

alt Taught by Kenneth W. Harl
Tulane University
Ph.D., Yale University

Must listen! As explorers and traders, the Vikings played a decisive role in the formation of Latin Christendom, and particularly of Western Europe. In this course, you will study the Vikings not only as warriors, but also in other roles for which they were equally extraordinary: merchants, artists, kings, raiders, seafarers, shipbuilders, and creators of a remarkable literature of myths and sagas. Course Guidebook.

Tags: Vikings, University, other, roles, warriors, study, course, raiders, seafarers, shipbuilders, creators
AMERICAN THEATRE - February 2015

AMERICAN THEATRE - February 2015

American Theatre covers theatrical trends and events, stage artists of every stripe, and economic and legislative developments affecting the arts. Its main purview is America’s wide-ranging network of professional, not-for-profit theatres—commercial, amateur or university theatre is less frequently covered—and the magazine does not review productions (but does review theatre-related books).
Tags: review, theatre, frequently, university, amateur
Language and Experience in 17th-Century British Philosophy
Language and Experience in 17th-Century British PhilosophyThe focus of this volume is the crisis of the traditional view of the relationship between words and things and the emergence of linguistic arbitrarism in 17th-century British philosophy. Different groups of sources are explored: philological and antiquarian writings, pedagogical treatises, debates on the respective merits of the liberal and mechanical arts, essays on cryptography and the art of gestures, polemical pamphlets on university reform, universal language scheme, and philosophical analyses of the conduct of the understanding.
Tags: British, polemical, pamphlets, university, reform
Expanding tactics for listening third edition (SB+TB)

Expanding tactics for listening third edition (SB+TB)Expanding tactics for listening third edition (SB+TB)

A classroom-proven, American English listening skills course for upper secondary, college and university students.
Tags: listening, students, university, Expanding, tactics, third, edition
Cognitive Explorations into Metaphor and Metonymy

Cognitive Explorations into Metaphor and Metonymy

This volume presents selected contributions to an annual symposium on metaphor and metonymy held at the English Department of Heidelberg University. It brings together papers by lecturers, PhD students and graduates from three universities - Heidelberg University, Eoetvoes Lorand University in Budapest, and the University of East Anglia in Norwich. The contributions illustrate the plurality of perspectives and methods in current cognitive-linguistic research on metaphor and metonymy and exemplify some of the ways in which they can be combined.
Tags: University, metonymy, metaphor, Heidelberg, contributions