The Resource English speech rhythm : form and function in everyday verbal interaction, Elizabeth Couper-Kuhlen, (electronic resource)

English speech rhythm : form and function in everyday verbal interaction, Elizabeth Couper-Kuhlen, (electronic resource)

Label
English speech rhythm : form and function in everyday verbal interaction
Title
English speech rhythm
Title remainder
form and function in everyday verbal interaction
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Couper-Kuhlen
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Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This monograph reconsiders the question of speech isochrony, the regular recurrence of (stressed) syllables in time, from an empirical point of view. It proposes a methodology for discovering isochrony auditorily in speech and for verifying it instrumentally in the acoustic laboratory. In a small-scale study of an English conversational extract, the gestalt-like rhythmic structures which isochrony creates are shown to have a hierarchical organization. Then in a large-scale study of a corpus of British and American radio phone-in programs and family table conversations, the function of s
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Couper-Kuhlen, Elizabeth
Dewey number
421/.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PE1591
LC item number
.C68 1993
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Pragmatics & beyond. New ser.,
Series volume
25
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  • English language
  • English language
Label
English speech rhythm : form and function in everyday verbal interaction, Elizabeth Couper-Kuhlen, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [313]-333) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • ENGLISH SPEECH RHYTHM; Editorial page; Title page; Copyright page; Table of contents; TABLE OF FIGURES; INTRODUCTION; I. IS THERE RHYTHM IN SPEECH?; II. DISCOVERING RHYTHM IN ENGLISH SPEECH; III. THE HIERARCHICAL ORGANIZATION OF SPEECH RHYTHM; IV. ANALYZING SPEECH RHYTHM AT TURN TRANSITIONS; V. ACCOUNTING FOR SPEECH RHYTHM AT TURN TRANSITIONS; VI. INTERPRETING SPEECH RHYTHM AT SEQUENCE-EXTERNAL JUNCTURES; VII. INTERPRETING SPEECH RHYTHM AT SEQUENCE-INTERNAL JUNCTURES; VIII. INTERPRETING SPEECH RHYTHM IN SPECIFIC ACTIVITY SEQUENCES; CONCLUSION
  • APPENDIX I. INSTRUMENTAL MEASUREMENTS OF PERCEPTUALLY ISOCHRONOUS SEQUENCES IN THE OPEN LINE FRAGMENTAPPENDIX II. INSTRUMENTAL MEASUREMENTS OF PERCEPTUALLY NON-ISOCHRONOUS SEQUENCES IN THE OPEN LINE FRAGMENT; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX OF AUTHORS AND SUBJECTS; The series Pragmatics & Beyond New Series
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (360 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786613092670
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000000032480
  • (EBL)680391
  • (OCoLC)715294262
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  • (PQKBManifestationID)11335091
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000536289
  • (PQKBWorkID)10547096
  • (PQKB)11338691
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Label
English speech rhythm : form and function in everyday verbal interaction, Elizabeth Couper-Kuhlen, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [313]-333) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • ENGLISH SPEECH RHYTHM; Editorial page; Title page; Copyright page; Table of contents; TABLE OF FIGURES; INTRODUCTION; I. IS THERE RHYTHM IN SPEECH?; II. DISCOVERING RHYTHM IN ENGLISH SPEECH; III. THE HIERARCHICAL ORGANIZATION OF SPEECH RHYTHM; IV. ANALYZING SPEECH RHYTHM AT TURN TRANSITIONS; V. ACCOUNTING FOR SPEECH RHYTHM AT TURN TRANSITIONS; VI. INTERPRETING SPEECH RHYTHM AT SEQUENCE-EXTERNAL JUNCTURES; VII. INTERPRETING SPEECH RHYTHM AT SEQUENCE-INTERNAL JUNCTURES; VIII. INTERPRETING SPEECH RHYTHM IN SPECIFIC ACTIVITY SEQUENCES; CONCLUSION
  • APPENDIX I. INSTRUMENTAL MEASUREMENTS OF PERCEPTUALLY ISOCHRONOUS SEQUENCES IN THE OPEN LINE FRAGMENTAPPENDIX II. INSTRUMENTAL MEASUREMENTS OF PERCEPTUALLY NON-ISOCHRONOUS SEQUENCES IN THE OPEN LINE FRAGMENT; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX OF AUTHORS AND SUBJECTS; The series Pragmatics & Beyond New Series
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (360 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786613092670
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000000032480
  • (EBL)680391
  • (OCoLC)715294262
  • (SSID)ssj0000536289
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11335091
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000536289
  • (PQKBWorkID)10547096
  • (PQKB)11338691
  • (SSID)ssj0001293307
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12521064
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001293307
  • (PQKBWorkID)11311439
  • (PQKB)23174698
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC680391
  • (EXLCZ)992550000000032480

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