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What do agreement auxiliaries reveal about the grammar of sign language agreement?
(Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co. KG, 2011)
‘Little Heavy Papery Beautiful Things’: McSweeney's, Metamediality, and the Rejuvenation of the Book in the USA
When Michel Foucault asked ‘What is an Author?’ in 1969, few anticipated that 40 years later the crucial question for authors, publishers, and academics alike would become ‘What is a book?’ or rather ‘What will a book ...
‘Be quiet!’ Terrorism and Trauma in Paul Greengrass’ Bloody Sunday and United 93
This article traces the history of terror and terrorism from the French Revolution to the present day in order to describe its rhetorical dimension. From the 1790s onwards, a key rhetorical element of terrorism is the ...
Barack Obama’s Dreams from My Father and African American Literature
This article provides a series of close readings of Barack Obama’s autobiography Dreams from My Father. It places the narrative within the history of African American literature and rhetoric and argues that Obama uses ...
The Alphabet of Nature and the Alphabet of Culture in the Eighteenth Century. Botany, Diplomatics, and Ethno-Linguistics according to Carl von Linné, Johann Christoph Gatterer, and Christian Wilhelm Büttner
(SP Birkhäuser Verlag Basel, 2010)
In the middle of the eighteenth century, Carl von Linné, Johann Christoph Gatterer, and Christian Wilhelm Büttner attempted to realize the old idea of deciphering the alphabet of the world, which Francis Bacon had raised ...
Die Rezeption Salvador Dalís in der amerikanischen Kultur der Nachkriegszeit
In light of Salvador Dalí's manifold activities during his sojourn in the United States, it seems surprising that so little scholarly attention has been devoted to the wide influence of Dalí's oeuvre on the American culture ...
On universal Free Choice items
(Springer Netherlands, 2010)
This paper deals with the interpretation and distribution of universal Free Choice (FC) items, such as English FC any or Spanish cualquiera. Crosslinguistically, universal FC items can be characterized as follows. ...
Under Control? Or Border (as) Conflict: Reflections on the European Border Regime
The migrations of 2015 have led to a temporary destabilization of the European border and migration regime. In this contribution, we trace the process of destabilization to its various origins, which we locate around the ...
Complex verbs between syntax and morphology in Bulgarian
This paper develops a theory of Bulgarian sentence and verb complex structure based on lexicalist minimalist assumptions, Bierwisch’s theory of Verb Cluster Formation (VCF), and the Two-level Theory of Meaning which ...
Decolonial Perspectives on Charitable Spaces of “Welcome Culture” in Germany
This article focusses on the relationships between volunteers and refugees in the German “welcome culture”. I highlight the continuities between historical and colonial notions of feminine charity and contemporary ...