ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD TMESIS
Via Latin from Greek, literally: a cutting, from temnein to cut.
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TMESIS»
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Relative Chronology in Early Greek Epic Poetry
Pierson, in his major study on tmesis (1857), said that tmesis in Homer is not
figure, but idiom. Wackernagel (1928: 172) was convinced that early Greek
shows a real independence of the preverb. But since 1953, many scholars have
come to ...
Øivind Andersen, Dag T. T. Haug, 2012
Linear B, a 1984 Survey: Proceedings of the Mycenaean ...
(1898-1904 1.530) state that "in Homer one cannot speak of tmesis in the strict
sense of the word, because in him tmesis is fully natural, non-artificial, and is
rooted in the structure of the contemporary language", they must be wrong, even
Anna Morpurgo Davies, Yves Duhoux, 1985
Indo-European Language and Culture: An Introduction
In languages where the preverb and the verb usually form a single word, such as
Classical Greek, the separation of the two is called tmesis, literally 'a cutting'. The
term is misleading; it arose from a traditional bias toward Classical Greek, ...
Benjamin W. Fortson, IV, 2011
Studies in the History of the English Language II: Unfolding ...
Forms of this type were so common that Henry Cecil Wyld cites abso-blooming-
lately as an example of tmesis (see the entry tmesis). Even then it must have
been a euphemism for abso-frigging/fucking-lutely. The earliest recorded
Anne Curzan, Kimberly Emmons, 2004
Cybertext: Perspectives on Ergodic Literature
We might also ask if the discontinuous, fragmentary reading demanded by
hypertext is not a form of tmesis (see Barthes 1975). But to assume this would be
to make a grave mistake. Nevertheless, since it is a common trope among
Handbook of Literary Rhetoric: A Foundation for Literary Study
716); ... poetae quidem etiam verborum divisione faciunt transgressionem: "
Hyperboreo septem subiecta trion?' (Verg. G. 3.381), quod oratio nequáquam
recipiet. Described as tmesis and classed with metaplasms (cf. § 483) is the
Heinrich Lausberg, David E. Orton, R. Dean Anderson, 1998
A New Companion to Homer
The likelihood of Bronze Age dactylic poetry in an East Greek dialect has been
reinforced by the observation that Homeric Greek has preserved a syntactic
construction, so-called 'tmesis' (i.e. the separation of a preverb from its verb),
which is ...
Ian Morris, Barry B. Powell, 1997
Old Norse-Icelandic Literature: A Critical Guide
Tmesis is the splitting of a compound and the separation of its parts with a
grammatically unnatural result; the skald Pj6661fr, for example, sandwiched a
reference to I6unn's abductors between the two syllables of her name: "Then was
Carol J. Clover, John Lindow, 2005
Musica Poetica: Musical-Rhetorical Figures in German Baroque ...
Susenbrotus (Epitome p.35) Tmesis Tu^mg Diacope AKXKOTCII est unius
dictionis compositae divisio, una dictione pluribue interiectis, Latine Sec- tio, sive
Intercisio. Mancinellus: Dat Ttnesim partes in binas dictio secta. Vogt (Conclave p
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template for this particular tmesis with his own immortal, 'In two words: Im.
Possible'. Here Sam makes his point (and his tmesis) by splitting 'impossible' in
two, while neatly teeing up his deliberate error with the 'In two words' bit. Again
it's an ...
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TMESIS»
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Leading artists coming to Warrington as part of Arts Council project
Some of the highlights include a 'cultural crawl' of host venues, Glastonbury favourite Mik Artistic, acclaimed physical theatre company Tmesis, Longshot Film ... «Warrington Guardian, Jul 15»
New Partnership Announced for Return of Warrington Contemporary …
... Parr Hall; highly praised Physical Theatre company Tmesis; Longshot Micro Film Festival; Capriccio experimental music workshop; and a haunted silent disco. «Broadway World, Jul 15»
Liverpool's Unity Theatre reveals autumn season
There is also a return to the theatre itself for Tmesis Theatre's hilarious and passionate physical theatre production That's Amore, which won a four-star review ... «Liverpool Echo, Jun 15»
Uber Ruling Threat To App-Based Cab Business
Tmesis 5ptsFeatured Jun 18, 2015. The ruling could undermine the entire business model of the controversial mobile-based ride hailing service, which has ... «Sky News, Jun 15»
Thirteen Years Later, Did Spellbound Show Us the Power or the …
“Our investigation,” Duckworth and her colleagues wrote, “suggests that this young victor's flawless march through the words tmesis, izzat, kanone, aubade, ... «Smithsonian, May 15»
Guitar-Playing Ex-Postman Jailed For Injury Scam
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Liverpool LightNight 2015 and the Waggle Dance
This new piece of street theatre by two local companies is part of Liverpool company Tmesis Theatre's Physical Fest, an annual international festival of physical ... «Liverpool Echo, Apr 15»
Free weekend of family activities launches Liverpool's Physical Fest
This event is running prior to the main Physical Fest – an annual celebration of physical theatre staged by Liverpool's Tmesis Theatre – which returns to ... «Liverpool Echo, Apr 15»
International Physical Theatre Festival Returns to Liverpool
Liverpool's Tmesis Theatre and Physical Fest are back for 2015 with a line up set to be ... As always, Tmesis Theatre will be bringing the very best and most ... «ATV Today, Apr 15»
Bus Stop Rapist Stalked Three Other Women
Please remember this and Vote UKIP at the next general election. FlagShare. 1 Axeman LikeReply. Tmesis 5ptsFeatured Apr 13, 2015. I am not surprised that a ... «Sky News, Apr 15»