Podcasts

A Singular and Plural Beast

A Singular and Plural Beast


We are searching data for your request:

Forums and discussions:
Manuals and reference books:
Data from registers:
Wait the end of the search in all databases.
Upon completion, a link will appear to access the found materials.

A Singular and Plural Beast

Lecture by Jamie Kreiner

Given at the New York University Medieval and Renaissance Center on February 8, 2018

In the early Middle Ages, the pig was a caricature for greed, dirt, and disorder (and not much has changed). And in other ways, too, Europeans in this period thought of this animal in the singular — as a coherent, uniform, and legible species. On the other hand, they knew that pigs very much existed in the plural, not only because there were herds of them almost everywhere, but also because these were creatures whose fleshy specificity mattered: as groups and even as individuals they were capable of responding to and altering their environments, including the human societies that only partially constrained them. This talk explores that contrapuntal history between “the pig” and “pigs” in early medieval Europe.

Jamie Kreiner is an Associate Professor at the University of Georgia. She has written the article “Pigs in the Flesh and Fisc: An Early Medieval Ecology” which was published in Past and Present. .


Watch the video: Irregular Plural Nouns in English. Singular and Plural Nouns (June 2022).


Comments:

  1. Dagal

    Also than to understand it

  2. Fenrilkree

    You are a very talented person

  3. Garadun

    In it something is also to me it seems it is excellent idea. I agree with you.

  4. Davi

    Between us speaking, in my opinion, it is obvious. I will refrain from comments.

  5. Abba

    I apologise, but it not absolutely approaches me. Perhaps there are still variants?

  6. Xochitl

    well, try and sign off on this method ...

  7. Linleah

    This is the excellent variant



Write a message