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Conditions of a Key Employee Agreement: EMC Corporation v. Jeffrey E. Allen

Roger W. Shuy

in Fighting over Words: Language and Civil Law Cases

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195328837
eISBN:
9780199870165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328837.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Key employee agreements, sometimes required of high-level employees, often restrict employees from establishing relationships with competing companies for specified periods of time after they leave ... More


Prosodic Typology: The Phonology of Intonation and Phrasing

Sun-Ah Jun (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199249633
eISBN:
9780191719349
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249633.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

This book illustrates an approach to prosodic typology through descriptions of the intonation and the prosodic structure of thirteen typologically different languages based on the same theoretical ... More


Computing and Language Variation: International Journal of Humanities and Arts Computing Volume 2

John Nerbonne and Charlotte Gooskens (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640300
eISBN:
9780748671380
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640300.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

This book explores dialects and social differences in language computationally, examining topics such as how (and how much) linguistic differences impede intelligibility, how national borders ... More


Discourse

Ronald W. Langacker

in Cognitive Grammar: A Basic Introduction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195331967
eISBN:
9780199868209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331967.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

A discourse consists of usage events, and in the usage based approach linguistic units are seen as being abstracted from such events. Discourse is fundamentally interactive and necessarily dynamic. ... More


Epistemological Caveats

John McWhorter

in Language Interrupted: Signs of Non-Native Acquisition in Standard Language Grammars

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195309805
eISBN:
9780199788378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309805.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter addresses three fundamental objections of a philosophical nature that the book's framework may elicit. These include linguistic egalitarianism, incomplete data, and the issue of audience.


Intonation and the Negotiation of Sabra Identity

Daniel Lefkowitz

in Words and Stones: The Politics of Language and Identity in Israel

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195121902
eISBN:
9780199788347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195121902.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter focuses on a different level of linguistic structure (intonation) and on a different dimension of the three-way identity struggle, emphasizing the role of Jewish ethnicity in Israeli ... More


MUSIC PEDAGOGY, MUSICOLOGY,AND BRAHMS'S COLLECTION OF OCTAVES AND FIFTHS: HISTORICAL DECLINE, PERSONAL RENEWAL

Margaret Notley

in Lateness and Brahms: Music and Culture in the Twilight of Viennese Liberalism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195305470
eISBN:
9780199866946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305470.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Brahms voiced his sense of lateness by deploring declining music-pedagogical traditions. In a project of lifelong self-improvement, he compiled examples from other composers' music that seem to ... More


Supplements

Christopher Potts

in The Logic of Conventional Implicatures

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199273829
eISBN:
9780191706653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273829.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

Supplements (i.e., parentheticals, appositives) provide one of the major sources of evidence for conventional implicatures discussed in this book. After some general discussion of supplements, the ... More


German Intonation in Autosegmental-Metrical Phonology

Martine Grice, Stefan Baumann, and Ralf Benzmüller

in Prosodic Typology: The Phonology of Intonation and Phrasing

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199249633
eISBN:
9780191719349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249633.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

This chapter proposes a consensus system for the annotation of Standard German intonation within the framework of autosegmental-metrical phonology: GToBI. First, it provides a survey of existing ... More


The J_ToBi Model of Japanese Intonation

Jennifer J. Venditti

in Prosodic Typology: The Phonology of Intonation and Phrasing

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199249633
eISBN:
9780191719349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249633.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

This chapter describes the prosodic structure of Japanese, and the transcription of intonational patterns using the Japanese ToBI (J-ToBI) system. It discusses the role of pitch accent in Japanese, ... More


Biased questions, intonation, and discourse *

Brian Reese and Nicholas Asher

in Information Structure: Theoretical, Typological, and Experimental Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199570959
eISBN:
9780191721786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570959.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

In chapter 7 ‘Biased questions, intonation, and discourse’, Brian Reese and Nicholas Asher explore how the intonation contributes to what is said through an examination of a particular sentence type, ... More


Towards a typology of focus realization *

Daniel Büring

in Information Structure: Theoretical, Typological, and Experimental Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199570959
eISBN:
9780191721786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570959.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Chapter 8 ‘Towards a Typology of Focus Realization’ by Daniel Büring presents a first attempt to formulate a cross‐linguistic theory of focus realization, that is, of how different languages express ... More


Strategies for Intonation Labelling across Varieties of Italian

Martine Grice, Mariapaola D’Imperio, Michelina Savino, and Cinzia Avesani

in Prosodic Typology: The Phonology of Intonation and Phrasing

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199249633
eISBN:
9780191719349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249633.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

This chapter examines the intonation of a number of varieties of Italian (those spoken in Naples, Bari, Palermo, and Florence) with the goal of establishing a common framework for annotating the ... More


Through Thick and Thin

Simon Blackburn

in Practical Tortoise Raising: and other philosophical essays

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199548057
eISBN:
9780191594953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548057.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter gives a nuanced account of the phenomena which have led moral theorists to explore so-called ‘thick concepts’. It argues that the phenomena are far more deeply embedded in linguistic ... More


Recreating speech through singing for stroke patients with non-fluent aphasia

Bradley W. Vines

in Musical Imaginations: Multidisciplinary perspectives on creativity, performance and perception

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199568086
eISBN:
9780191731044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568086.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

Recent advances in experimental techniques have enabled researchers to identify the effects of music on the brain, body, and mind. Clinical scientists are beginning to explore the application of this ... More


Introduction

Sun-Ah Jun

in Prosodic Typology: The Phonology of Intonation and Phrasing

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199249633
eISBN:
9780191719349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249633.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

This introductory chapter presents the goal and organization of the book. It describes the intonational framework (autosegmental-metrical phonology of intonation) and the prosodic transcription ... More


Intonational Analysis and Prosodic Annotation of Greek Spoken Corpora

Amalia Arvaniti and Mary Baltazani

in Prosodic Typology: The Phonology of Intonation and Phrasing

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199249633
eISBN:
9780191719349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249633.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

This chapter provides an analysis of the prosodic and intonational structure of Greek within the autosegmental/metrical framework of intonational phonology, and presents Greek ToBI (GRToBI), a system ... More


Korean Intonational Phonology and Prosodic Transcription

Sun-Ah Jun

in Prosodic Typology: The Phonology of Intonation and Phrasing

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199249633
eISBN:
9780191719349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249633.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

This chapter provides an overview of the Korean prosodic system and introduces the most updated version of K-ToBI (Korean Tones and Break Indices). Korean has two prosodic units marked by intonation: ... More


Towards a Pan-Mandarin System for Prosodic Transcription

Shu-hui Peng, Marjorie K. M Chan, Chiu-yu Tseng, Tsan Huang, Ok Joo Lee, and Mary E. Beckman

in Prosodic Typology: The Phonology of Intonation and Phrasing

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199249633
eISBN:
9780191719349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249633.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

This chapter describes the initial stages of development of a Pan-Mandarin ToBI system. It reviews the salient prosodic characteristics of Mandarin, such as lexical tones, tone sandhi, tonal ... More


There Is No Such Thing as a Norm

Bernard D. Sherman

in Inside Early Music: Conversations with Performers

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195169454
eISBN:
9780199865017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169454.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The mainstream repertory is so heavily Germanic that a novice of an earlier generation might easily have imagined that classical music had always been Teutonic territory. But in the art music of the ... More


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