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Hensel: Lyrical Expansions, Elisions, and Rhythmic Flow

Yonatan Malin

in Songs in Motion: Rhythm and Meter in the German Lied

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195340051
eISBN:
9780199863785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340051.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This is the first of five chapters on the songs of individual composers. Whereas narrative accounts of the nineteenth‐century Lied typically begin with Franz Schubert, here phrase expansion, ... More


Finiteness in gapping

Sophie Repp

in Negation in Gapping

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199543601
eISBN:
9780191715587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543601.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

Chapter 5 delivers a new semantic definition of gapping: it is the referential anchoring of a sentence which is elided in the second conjunct of a gapping sentence. It shows that gapping does not ... More


The Phonology of Japanese

Laurence Labrune

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199545834
eISBN:
9780191738562
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545834.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Language Families

This book offers a comprehensive overview of the phonology of Japanese, based on Japanese and Western materials and the author’s original research. It provides a rich source of materials and critical ... More


Vowels

Laurence Labrune

in The Phonology of Japanese

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199545834
eISBN:
9780191738562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545834.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Language Families

Chapter 2 presents the five vowels /a, i, u, e, o/ and their corresponding long vowels in Tôkyô Japanese, with a look at other modern dialectal systems and the ancient Kyôto language. The special ... More


Hypermetric Dissonance in the Later Works of Robert Schumann

William Benjamin

in Rethinking Schumann

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195393859
eISBN:
9780199894406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393859.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This study undertakes, first, to clarify the relationship between hypermeter and grouping. Hypermeter is said to depend on grouping in a way that notated meter does not, because being the first ... More


Tellers, Tales, and Translation in Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales

Warren Ginsberg

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198748786
eISBN:
9780191811500
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198748786.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, European Literature

Two features distinguish the Canterbury Tales from other medieval collections of stories: the interplay among the pilgrims and the manner in which the stories fit their narrators. This book argues ... More


The Scrape of Metaphor

Shadi Bartsch

in Persius: A Study in Food, Philosophy, and the Figural

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226241845
eISBN:
9780226241982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226241982.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Metaphor was characterized in ancient rhetorical theory as a “sweet” figure and a source of pleasure to readers and listeners. Both Lucretius and Horace refer to this pleasure when they defend the ... More


On Stress and Meter and on English Iambics in Particular

Morris Halle

in The Nature of the Word: Studies in Honor of Paul Kiparsky

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780262083799
eISBN:
9780262274890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262083799.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Lexicography

This chapter discusses meter and word stress in language, with an emphasis on English iambic verse. It assumes that feet are computed by a kind of paraphonology which alters the phonological ... More


Spelling and pronunciation: Lettraghey as fockley magh

in Practical Manx

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846311314
eISBN:
9781781380680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315596.016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses spelling and pronunciation in Manx. It covers the spelling system; regional variations in pronunciation; consonants; stress; elision; and intonation.


Phrase Rhythm

Ken Stephenson

in What to Listen For in Rock: A Stylistic Analysis

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092394
eISBN:
9780300128239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092394.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter examines the phase rhythm of rock music. It aims to answers the questions concerning the length of the shortest formal unit larger than a measure and the place of vocal phrases within ... More


Contraction of esse: Phonological Analysis and Historical Appraisal

Giuseppe Pezzini

in Terence and the Verb ‘To Be’ in Latin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198736240
eISBN:
9780191799907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198736240.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The aim of this chapter is to discuss the nature of the contraction of esse and evaluate its use in Latin. The chapter begins with a phonological analysis: contracted spellings are not abbreviations ... More


French in Mauritius: A speaker from Quatre-Bornes

Gudrun Ledegen and Chantal Lyche

in Varieties of Spoken French

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199573714
eISBN:
9780191818011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573714.003.0021
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter analyses a short informal conversation between two female students, both born and raised in Quatre-Bornes, a small town at the centre of the island. They are both bilingual and switch ... More


Hypermeter

Jason Yust

in Organized Time: Rhythm, Tonality, and Form

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190696481
eISBN:
9780190696511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190696481.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Hypermeter has different meanings for different theorists, and the concept, properly rhythmic, has been often co-opted to represent tonal structure. In this chapter a set of criteria for ... More


Hypermeter, Form, and Closure

Jason Yust

in Organized Time: Rhythm, Tonality, and Form

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190696481
eISBN:
9780190696511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190696481.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Closural strength of cadences is an important syntactic feature of tonal music, and is traditionally defined by means of harmonic and melodic, but not rhythmic, features. This chapter discusses the ... More


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