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By R. D. Fulk

ISBN-10: 0585196907

ISBN-13: 9780585196909

ISBN-10: 0812231570

ISBN-13: 9780812231571

In A background of outdated English Meter, R. D. Fulk deals a wide-ranging reference on Anglo-Saxon meter. Fulk examines the facts for chronological and neighborhood version within the meter of outdated English verse, learning such linguistic variables because the remedy of West Germanic parasite vowels, gotten smaller vowels, and brief syllables lower than secondary and tertiary rigidity, in addition to numerous intended dialect good points. Fulk's examine of such variables issues the right way to a revised knowing of the position of syllable size within the building of early Germanic meters and furnishes standards for distinguishing dialectal from poetic gains within the language of the most important outdated English poetic codices. in this foundation, it's attainable to attract conclusions concerning the possible dialect origins of a lot verse, to delineate the features of not less than 4 discrete sessions within the improvement of outdated English meter, and with a few likelihood to assign to them the various longer poems, similar to Genesis A, Beowulf, and the works of Cynewulf.

A historical past of previous English Meter can be of curiosity to students of Anglo-Saxon, historians of the English language, Germanic philologists, and old linguists.

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VI 779-785 d, 55: Cela semble aussi être le cas de nombreux chercheurs qui ont travaillé sur la femme chez Platon et dans les Lois. Il est frappant de constater que ces études, nombreuses et, pour beaucoup, riches et approfondies, sur le statut de la femme, sur son corps, sur l'égalité homme/femme, n'abordent jamais la question des relations sexuelles entre femmes (alors que Platon en fait explicitement mention), comme si cette question était étrangère à la question des femmes. :homosexualité féminine chez Platon», Revueftançaisede psychanalyse 1,1994, p.

1s ---, D - Comme en témoigne la référence à_l'Assemblée et les domaines de compétence parcoutus, il s'agit là selon toute vraisemblance de la procédure par laquelle l'Assemblée désignait, à main levée, les magistrats et officiers chargés de fonctions techniques: les chefs militaires, les superintendants des Arsenaux (chargés aussi de la flotte)lG, ainsi que les médecins publics l ? On pense, en lisant ces lignes. au passage du Protagoras où Socrate distingue justement les deux types de sujets sur lesquels rAssemblée peut être appelée à délibérer.

127-128) sur le fait que la plupart des commentateurs, lorsqu'ils affirment le lien entre cosmologie et éthique chez Platon, n'expliquent pas comment le soin astronomique de l'âme mène en effet au bonheur. 7. Pour une présentation du caractère « prévalant)) de cette lecture des oeuvres de Platon aujourd'hui, notamment dans le domaine anglo-saxon, et, plus particulièrement, sur le fait qu'une telle lecture trouve un marqueur fort dans l'idée que Platon aurait changé d'attitude à l'égard de cette incohérence pratique que l'on appelle akrasia et qui consiste à agir Cohtre son meilleur jugement (phénomène réputé empiriquement impossible tant que la puissance socratique du savoir a cours; rendu possible par la restauration platonicienne de l'irrationalité du désir), voyez Gabriela Roxana Carone, jj Akrasia in the Republic: Does Plato Change his Mind ?

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