Is Milton Better than Shakespeare?



The influence of early monolingual dictionaries and word lists on the standardisation of English spelling
Sönmez, Margaret Jeanne M. (Walter de Gruyter GmbH, 2001-01-01)
This paper aims to ascertain as precisely as possible what direct influence the early monolingual word lists and dictionaries may have had on the standardisation of English spelling. It is based upon research in which a quantitative analysis of the spellings of lemmas from the nine earliest published such lists and dictionaries was made and followed by a comparison of these lemmas and their spellings with the spellings from a manuscript and printed text of appropriate date. These word lists and dictionaries...
Basic Elements of Narrative
Korkut Naykı, Nil (SAGE Publications, 2011-02-01)
Hermeneutics of Lack of Lack and the Dyad of the (m)Other and the Shared Other, in Zemeckis's Beowulf
Birlik, Nurten (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2018-04-01)
Beowulf (2007), the film directed by Robert Zemeckis, retells the story in the Old English epic Beowulf with a shifting of perspective. While the epic looks at the conflict between Beowulf and Grendel from a patriarchal vantage point, the film offers a view of things from Grendel's Mother's perspective. In the film Grendel represents the return of the repressed violating the order of the symbolic in Heorot. Thus, Grendel's Mother appears as the subversive heroine who resists the humanizing/castrating elemen...
Milton and Maternal Mortality
Sönmez, Margaret Jeanne M. (Informa UK Limited, 2010-01-01)
Learning Turkish
Spitzer, Leo (Modern Language Association (MLA), 2011-05-01)
Emigration is translation. Written by Leo Spitzer in 1934, “Learning Turkish” offers a glimpse into the historical circumstances of his and other German academics' exile in Istanbul—an exile that plays a foundational role in comparative literature, as Erich Auerbach, Edward Said, Aamir Mufti, and Emily Apter have argued. Spitzer's attempt to analyze the characteristics of the Turkish language while that language was transforming amplifies recent critical attempts to understand “modern Turkey's nation-based ...
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M. J. M. Sönmez, “Is Milton Better than Shakespeare?,” ENGLISH STUDIES, pp. 347–348, 2011, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: