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Literary Onomastics: a Theory

This study addresses the issue of functions of literary proper names. The main aim is to present and organise the state of the research and propose a new methodological approach to the matter. The research concentrates on the form of a novel and the analysed material includes proper names of characters that appear in...

Onoma 52

The Volume 52 has just been finalized. You may find this issue and upload from the Archive: https://onomajournal.org/archive/. Founded in 1950, Onoma (ISSN: 0078-463X; e-ISSN: 1783-1644) is the oldest journal in the field of onomastics and occupies a central role in the discipline. Since the Vol. 32, Onoma has been inviting topical research reports as...

Changing Names: Tradition and Innovation in Ancient Greek Onomastics

Proceedings of the British Academy, volume 222 Changing Names investigates, in relation to the ancient Greek world, the ways in which preferences in personal name-giving change: through shifts in population, cultural contact and imperialism, the popularity of new gods, celebrity status of individuals, increased openness to external influence, and shifts in local fashion. Several...

Onoma 51 “Asian Onomastics”

The Volume 51 has just been finalized. You may find this issue and upload from the Archive: https://onomajournal.org/archive/. We hope to see the issue 52 finalized soon! Founded in 1950, Onoma (ISSN: 0078-463X; e-ISSN: 1783-1644) is the oldest journal in the field of onomastics and occupies a central role in the discipline. Since the...

Der Name in der Literatur

(Deutsch / English / Français) Volker Kohlheim: Der Name in der Literatur. Unter Mitarbeit von Rosa Kohlheim (Beiträge zur neueren Literaturgeschichte Bd. 393, Universitätsverlag Winter, Heidelberg 2019, 371 S.) wurde veröffentlicht. Die Funktionen des Eigennamens sind im literarischen Text grundsätzlich anders gewichtet als im alltagssprachlichen Diskurs: Die literarische Figur oder der literarische Raum werden...

Guide bibliographique de l’onomastique

Le Guide bibliographique “Les Noms de lieux et de personnes en France” de plus de 700 pages rédigés par Pierre-Henri Billy et Sébastien Nadiras vient de paraître chez CTHS-Archives nationales dans la Collection ‘Orientations et méthodes’ (n° 33). Au croisement de l’histoire et de la linguistique, l’onomastique est la science qui a pour objet...

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