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Verborgen, unsichtbar, unlesbar – zur Problematik restringierter Schriftpräsenz

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Book Series: Materiale Textkulturen ISSN: 2198-6940 ISBN: 9783110353587 9783110370836 Year: Volume: 2 Pages: viii, 245 DOI: 10.1515/9783110353587 Language: English
Publisher: De Gruyter
Subject: History
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From the perspective of early modernity, the presence of writing is linked to its visibility and legibility. This may be a questionable assumption, and it was especially problematic for writers in the premodern era, for whom concealment and veiling played such an important role. The aim of this book is to critically examine the category of the “restricted presence of writing,” from an interdisciplinary and transcultural perspective.

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Invisibility --- writing

Materiality of Writing in Early Mesopotamia

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Book Series: Materiale Textkulturen ISSN: 2198-6940 ISBN: 9783110459630 9783110459821 Year: Volume: 13 Pages: vi, 301 DOI: 10.1515/9783110459630 Language: English
Publisher: De Gruyter
Subject: History
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This volume presents recent research on the relationship between the material format of text-bearing artefacts, the texts they carry, and their genre. The essays cover a vast period, from the counting stones of the late 4th millennium BCE to the time of the Great Hittite Kingdom in the 2nd millennium BCE. The breadth of substantive focus allows new insights of relevance to scholars in both Ancient Middle Eastern studies and the humanities.

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Materiality --- writing --- text --- Mesopotamia

Metatexte. Erzählungen von schrifttragenden Artefakten in der alttestamentlichen und mittelalterlichen Literatur

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Book Series: Materiale Textkulturen ISSN: 2198-6940 ISBN: 9783110417944 9783110425321 Year: Volume: 15 Pages: viii, 380 DOI: 10.1515/9783110417944 Language: German
Publisher: De Gruyter
Subject: Languages and Literatures --- History --- Religion --- The Bible
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Texts of the Old Testament and the literature of the European Middle Ages feature a number of narratives about objects on which something is written. In this volume, scholars from the fields of Old Testament studies, Jewish studies, and medieval literary studies examine approaches for analyzing such stories and their narrating and narrated objects.

Sprache intermedial. Stimme und Schrift, Bild und Ton

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Book Series: Jahrbuch des Instituts für Deutsche Sprache ISSN: 0537-7900 ISBN: 9783110223613 Year: Volume: 2009 Pages: 506 DOI: 10.1515/9783110223613 Language: German
Publisher: De Gruyter
Subject: Media and communication --- Linguistics
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In our modern society with its increasing differentiation in culture and media, language and speech are also confronted with new demands and contexts for their use. In the new media, text and image become increasingly closely interwoven, and what were traditionally thought to be firm boundaries between the material forms of language - between speech and writing - appear as increasingly fluid. The volume deals with the diversity of manifestations of our language and its intermedial relations with other forms of communication, including images, body language, sounds, and music.

Die Graphematik der Morpheme im Deutschen und Englischen

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Book Series: Konvergenz und Divergenz ISBN: 9783110604856 Year: Volume: 10 Pages: 335 DOI: 10.1515/9783110604856 Language: German
Publisher: De Gruyter
Subject: Linguistics
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Wie werden Wörter im Deutschen und im Englischen geschrieben? Wo sind Gemeinsamkeiten, wo sind Unterschiede? Diese Fragen werden aus morphologisch-graphematischer Perspektive bearbeitet. Es geht hier also nicht um Bezüge zwischen Schrift und Lautform (traditionell oft im Fokus der Graphematik), sondern um Korrespondenzen zwischen Schrift und Morphologie. Das betrifft zum einen den Aufbau von Morphemen. Welche Beschränkungen lassen sich hier für die Abfolge der Buchstaben formulieren? Was sind minimale, was sind prototypische Stämme und Affixe? Zum anderen geht es um Fragen der Einheitlichkeit (Wie uniform wird ein Morphem in der Schrift repräsentiert?) und der Eindeutigkeit (Wie distinkt verweist eine Schreibung auf ein Morphem?). Insgesamt zeigt sich, dass im Englischen eher Affixe verlässlich kodiert werden (oft eindeutig und einheitlich), während im Deutschen häufig Stämme einheitlich kodiert werden. Das sind zwei grundsätzlich unterschiedliche Strategien der Leseerleichterung.

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grapheme --- morpheme --- writing system

Schreiben auf statuarischen Monumenten. Aspekte materialer Textkultur in archaischer und frühklassischer Zeit

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Book Series: Materiale Textkulturen ISSN: 2198-6932 ISBN: 9783110645422 Year: Volume: 29 Pages: 256 DOI: 10.1515/9783110645422 Language: German
Publisher: De Gruyter
Subject: History
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Considering Greek statue inscriptions from the archaic and early classical periods, this book emphasizes inscription practices without losing sight of issues of semantics. The analysis focuses on the layout and graphical or ornamental features of the inscriptions. With this approach, for the first time questions of aesthetics and materiality, which were previously examined only for the statues themselves, are also brought to their inscriptions.

Zeichentragende Artefakte im sakralen Raum. Zwischen Präsenz und UnSichtbarkeit

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Book Series: Materiale Textkulturen ISSN: 2198-6932 ISBN: 9783110619928 Year: Volume: 20 Pages: 374 DOI: 10.1515/9783110619928 Language: German, English
Publisher: De Gruyter
Subject: History
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Sign-bearing artifacts are immanent elements of sacred spaces in many cultures. Often, one encounters a phenomenon there that might be described as deliberate “invisibility,” the conscious “concealment” of artefacts and writing. The volume examines this interplay of presence and invisibility using the example of sign-bearing artefacts in sacral spaces in various religions in the Near East and Europe.

Schriftträger - Textträger. Zur materialen Präsenz des Geschriebenen in frühen Gesellschaften

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Book Series: Materiale Textkulturen ISSN: 2198-6940 ISBN: 9783110371345 9783110412970 Year: Volume: 6 Pages: viii, 274 DOI: 10.1515/9783110371345 Language: German
Publisher: De Gruyter
Subject: Languages and Literatures
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This volume seeks to explore new interpretive approaches to textual sources from past cultures that emphasize their materiality and praxeology. The focus of inquiry is on the relationship between the text and its material carriers and on the influence of material forms on the creation, presence, and reception of what is written.

Variance in Arabic Manuscripts. Arabic Didactic Poems from the Eleventh to the Seventeenth Centuries - Analysis of Textual Variance and Its Control in the Manuscripts

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Book Series: Studies in Manuscript Cultures ISSN: 2365-970X ISBN: 9783110460582 9783110460001 Year: Volume: 5 Pages: xi, 430 DOI: 10.1515/9783110460582 Language: English
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Subject: Languages and Literatures
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In Arabic and Islamic studies, the subject of variance in general and that of textual variation in particular has not been investigated exhaustively so far. In the present book the variation in texts of the “closed transmission” will be studied, focusing on a small corpus of didactic and model poems, with a view to establishing what degree of text stability and change was allowed by the medium manuscript. Categories of variance (relating to work-titles, text, number of verses and their sequence, page-layout, context) and the means of controlling them in the manuscripts of the poems are identified and detailed descriptions of the copies are given.The monograph also includes a presentation of some major traits of the cultural background to the study of Arabic didactic poetry and of its dissemination in which memorization has played a crucial role. The intended readers,editors and other users of manuscripts, are helped to acquaint themselves with the methods employed in the manuscripts to control variation and they are given an overview of the large spectrum of Arabic didactic poetry and of its place in the traditional culture of learning in Islamicate societies.

Jeux de mots et créativité. Langue(s), discours et littérature

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Book Series: The Dynamics of Wordplay ISBN: 9783110519884 Year: Volume: 4 Pages: 293 DOI: 10.1515/9783110519884 Language: French
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Subject: Linguistics
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This volume seeks to shed light on the interdependencies between wordplay and language creativity. Contributions explore the most diverse genres and discourses throughout History —anagrams, medieval fatrasies, the works of Rabelais, children books, slam, riddles, and contemporary constrained writing—, trying to understand their theoretical, didactic and historical impact.

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