Book: The Oxford Handbook of Names and Naming

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Title: The Oxford Handbook of Names and Naming

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Author: edited by Carole Hough with assistance from Daria Izdebska
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Year: 2016
Language: English
Pages: 771
ISBN: 978-0-19-881553-2
Nordic Names shortcut: OXH

Index of Contents

  • Preface
  • List of Figures
  • List of Abbreviations
  • List of Contributors
  • 1. Introduction (Carole Hough)


PART I ONOMASTIC THEORY

  • 2. Names and Grammar (Willy van Langendonck and Mark van de Velde)
  • 3. Names and Meaning (Staffan Nyström)
  • 4. Names and Discourse (Elwys de Stefani)


PART II TOPONOMASTICS

  • 5. Methodologies in Place-name Research (Simon Taylor)
  • 6. Settlement Names (Carole Hough)
  • 7. River Names (Svante Strandberg)
  • 8. Hill and Mountain Names (Peter Drummond)
  • 9. Island Names (Peder Gammeltoft)
  • 10. Rural Names (Julia Kuhn)
  • 11. Street Names: A Changing Urban Landscape (Bertie Neethling)
  • 12. Transferred Names and Analogy in Name-formation (Stefan Brink)


PART III ANTHROPONOMASTICS

  • 13. Personal Naming Systems (Edwin D. Lawson)
  • 14. Given Names in European Naming Systems (Katharina Leibring)
  • 15. Family Names (Patrick Hanks and Harry Parkin)
  • 16. Bynames and Nicknames (Eva Brylla †)
  • 17. Ethnonyms (Adrian Koopman)
  • 18. Personal Names and Anthropology (Ellen S. Bramwell)
  • 19. Personal Names and Genealogy (George Redmonds)


PART IV LITERARY ONOMASTICS

  • 20. Theoretical Foundations of Literary Onomastics (Grant W. Smith)
  • 21. Names in Songs: A Comparative Analysis of Billy Joel's We Didn't Start the Fire and Christopher Torr's Hot Gates (Bertie Neethling)
  • 22. Genre-based Approaches to Names in Literature (Birgit Falck-Kjällquist)
  • 23. Corpus-based Approaches to Names in Literature (Karina van Dalen-Oskam)
  • 24. Language-based Approaches to Names in Literature (Paul Cavill)


PART V SOCIO-ONOMASTICS

  • 25. Names in Society (Terhi Ainiala)
  • 26. Names and Identity (Emilia Aldrin)
  • 27. Linguistic Landscapes (Guy Puzey)
  • 28. Toponymic Attachment (Laura Kostanski)
  • 29. Forms of Address (Irma Taavitsainen and Andreas H. Jucker)
  • 30. Pseudonyms (Katarzyna Aleksiejuk)
  • 31. Commercial Names (Paula Sjöblom)


PART VI ONOMASTICS AND OTHER DISCIPLINES

  • 32. Names and Archaeology (Richard Jones)
  • 33. Names and Cognitive Psychology (Serge Brédart)
  • 34. Names and Dialectology (Margaret Scott)
  • 35. Names and Geography (Peder Gammeltoft)
  • 36. Names and History (Gillian Fellows-Jensen)
  • 37. Names and Historical Linguistics (Richard Coates)
  • 38. Names and Language Contact (Berit Sandnes)
  • 39. Names and Law (Andreas Teutsch)
  • 40. Names and Lexicography (Alison Grant)
  • 41. Place-names and Religion: A Study of Early Christian Ireland (Kay Muhr)


PART VII OTHER TYPES OF NAMES

  • 42. Aircraft Names (Guy Puzey)
  • 43. Animal Names (Katharina Leibring)
  • 44. Astronomical Names (Marc Alexander)
  • 45. Names of Dwellings (Adrian Koopman)
  • 46. Railway Locomotive Names and Train Names (Richard Coates)
  • 47. Ship Names (Malcolm Jones)


  • Bibliography
  • Subject Index
  • Index of Languages