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South Atlantic Quarterly (2010) 109 (2): 411–430.
Published: 01 April 2010
... addresses Augustine's preoccupation in the Confessions with the relationship between language and thought, between the technical “death,” or “dying,” of language. In Augustine's Confessions considerable heft is assigned to the word and, in key moments, to the syllable, and this essay traces, shall we say...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2003) 102 (1): 117–152.
Published: 01 January 2003
... pairs syllable and accent as if they were naturally linked, Coleridge’s ‘‘new principle’’ uses accent, that ‘‘natural law’’ that regulates utterance as gravity regulates locomotion, to challenge that law (even as Bard Bracy will sug- Tseng...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2016) 115 (3): 457–467.
Published: 01 July 2016
... syllable, “Krak,” is treated as a sound play on the “Krik/ Krak” formulaic convention that accompanies storytelling performances in the Francophone Caribbean. Despite these tantalizing insights into Césaire’s linguistic idiosyncra- sies at the level of the individual lexeme, a richly philological...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2000) 99 (1): 219–240.
Published: 01 January 2000
... they had never crossed any boundary and were in fact within Chosoˇn ter- ritory. Their argument skillfully played oﬀ the ambiguity surrounding the character engraved on the stele to represent the ﬁrst syllable in the name of the Tumen River. They argued that Qing oﬃcials had failed to distinguish...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2005) 104 (1): 7–62.
Published: 01 January 2005
... setting it as three syllables, louis-ian-na), changing fres- sen to essen, and adding asparagus (Spargel)tothelistofdelicaciestobe deferred. (The close four-part male harmony of this passage, accompanied only by guitar, simultaneously invokes intertextually both the gemütlich tex- ture of nineteenth...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2013) 112 (2): 303–318.
Published: 01 April 2013
... syllable I had wanted to say in answer to Stuart Penn, and I couldn’t figure out what it was. (114–15) Surely, the word that Sarah fails to discern is concerned with uplift, com- munal struggle, and progressive racial politics—the shared passions and life projects of Penn and Reverend Phillips...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2004) 103 (1): 193–214.
Published: 01 January 2004
..., a venerable provenance as referring to Christ (see l. An and also intro- duces the ‘‘voice Although at the beginning of a line, the and is the ﬁrst syllable of an anapest to be gotten past as quickly as possible The...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (2): 321–337.
Published: 01 April 2008
... a conso- nant or vowel before being able to pass from it to the following sound,” “It Couldn’t Happen Here” 325 or to “speak with continued involuntary repetition of sounds or syllables, owing to excitement, fear, or constitutional nervous defect...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2003) 102 (2-3): 567–598.
Published: 01 July 2003