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1983 …2019
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Research Output 1983 2019

2019

"Of" in Paradise Lost as evidence for the metrical line

Fabb, N., 6 Sep 2019, 6, p. 1-25

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Paradise Lost
Poem
Blank Verse
Writer
Iambic Pentameter

Picture this: a review of research relating to narrative processing by moving image versus language

Jajdelska, E., Anderson, M., Butler, C., Fabb, N., Finnigan, E., Garwood, I., Kelly, S., Kirk, W., Kukkonen, K., Mullally, S. & Schwan, S., 26 Jun 2019, In : Frontiers in Psychology . 10, 15 p., 1161.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Reading
Language
Short-Term Memory
Research
Pleasure
2018

Poetic parallelism and working memory

Fabb, N., 7 Feb 2018, In : Oral Tradition. 31, 2, p. 355-372 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Poetry
Working Memory
Poetics
Parallelism
Linguistic Form
2017

Alliteration requires adjacency

Fabb, N., 10 Jan 2017, 2 p. Storrs

Research output: Other contribution

Open Access
File
Alliteration
Poetics
Regular
Verse
Language

Arbitrary innovations and literary universals

Fabb, N., 14 Feb 2017, 2 p. Storrs

Research output: Other contribution

Open Access
File
Linguistic Universals
Innovation
Psycholinguistics
Psychology
Psychological

Brilliance as cognitive complexity in Aboriginal Australia

Turpin, M. & Fabb, N., 26 Jul 2017, In : Oceania. 87, 2, p. 209-230 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Ceremonial
Aboriginal Australians
Brightness
Emotion
Art

Poetic Line Length

Fabb, N., 9 Feb 2017

Research output: Other contribution

Open Access
File
2016

Linguistics and literature

Fabb, N., 9 Dec 2016, (Accepted/In press) Blackwell Handbook of Linguistics (second edition). Aronoff, M. & Rees-Miller, J. (eds.). Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 18 p. (Handbooks in Linguistics).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2 Citations (Scopus)

Linguistic theory, linguistic diversity and Whorfian economics

Fabb, N., 23 Mar 2016, The Palgrave Handbook of Economics and Language. Ginsburgh, V. & Weber, S. (eds.). Houndmills Basingstoke, p. 17-60 44 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
File
Linguistic Diversity
Language
Economics
Linguistic Theory
Causes

Processing effort and poetic closure

Fabb, N., 15 Sep 2016, In : International Journal of Literary Linguistics. 5, 4, p. 1-22 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Poetics
Closure
Poem
Reader
Regular

Rhythm requires poetic sections

Fabb, N., 15 Oct 2016, 4 p. Storrs

Research output: Other contribution

Open Access
File
Rhythm
Poetics
Regular
Poem
Length
2015

An Introduction to the Grammar of Màdí

Blackings, M. & Fabb, N., 2015, Juba, South Sudan. 120 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Language
Grammar
Native Speaker
Readership

Language and literature

Fabb, N., Apr 2015, International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences. Wright, J. (ed.). 2nd ed. Oxford, Vol. 13. p. 266-271 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

Linguistic Form
Language
Regularity
Fiction
Poetry

Literature and linguistics

Fabb, N., 10 Mar 2015, Oxford

Research output: Other contribution

Art
Language
Verse
Rhythmic Patterns
Narrative Text

Verse

Fabb, N., 19 Nov 2015, The Bloomsbury Companion to Stylistics. Sotirova, V. (ed.). London, p. 523-536 14 p. (Bloomsbury Companions).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
File
Verse
Markedness
Working Memory
Psychology of Language
Language Processing

What is poetry? Language and memory in the poems of the world

Fabb, N., Aug 2015, 228 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Language
Poem
Poetry
Working Memory
Rhyme
2014
Open Access
File
Verse
Aesthetics
Working Memory
Regular
Cultural Values
2013

Digitisation of Recordings: Linguistics of Writing Conference, July 1986

Walker, D. & Fabb, N., 2013, (Unpublished)

Research output: Non-textual formDigital or Visual Products

Digitization
Language
Conference Papers
File
Open Access
File
Verse
J.M.W. Turner
Psychological
Poem
Fault
2012

Counting in metrical verse

Fabb, N. & Halle, M., 25 Jun 2012, Cognitive literary studies: Current themes and new directions. Jaén, I. & Simon, J. J. (eds.). Austin, p. 163-182 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Verse
Poet
Cognition

Dylan Thomas's meters

Fabb, N. & Halle, M., 2012, Of Grammar, Words, and Verses : In honor of Carlos Piera . Torrego, E. (ed.). Amsterdam, p. 67-86 20 p. (Language Faculty and Beyond; vol. 8).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Dylan Thomas
Poem
Poetic Tradition
Poetry
Gerard Manley Hopkins
2 Citations (Scopus)

Poetic form as meaning in Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass

Fabb, N., 6 Sep 2012, In : Journal of Literary Semantics. 41, 2, p. 105-119 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Poetic Form
Walt Whitman
Leaves
Group
Poem
2011

A database as a method of raising typological questions about poetic form

Fabb, N. & Versace, S., 2011, Proceedings of conference on language documentation & linguistic theory 3. Austin, P., Bond, O., Nathan, D. & Marten, L. (eds.). London, p. 289-296 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Language
Poetic Form
Data Base
Poetry
Rhyme

Art, languages of

Fabb, N., Nov 2011, The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the Language Sciences. Hogan, P. C. (ed.). New York, p. 106-108 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

Language
Language of Art
Nelson Goodman

Grouping in the stressing of words, in metrical verse, and in music

Halle, M. & Fabb, N., 3 Nov 2011, Language and Music as Cognitive Systems. Rebuschat, P., Rohrmeier, M., Hawkins, J. & Cross, I. (eds.). Oxford, p. 4-21 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Verse
Music
Grouping
Language
Neuroscience

Meter

Fabb, N. & Halle, M., Nov 2011, The cambridge encyclopedia of the language sciences. Hogan, P. C. (ed.). New York, p. 495-497 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

Poetic form, universals of

Fabb, N., Nov 2011, The Cambridge encyclopedia of the language sciences . Hogan, P. (ed.). New York, p. 624-627 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

Poetic Form
Rhyme

Spirit possession in Ma’di culture

Fabb, N., 2011, Narrating Our Future. : Customs, Rituals and Practices of the Ma’di of South Sudan and Uganda. Blackings, M. (ed.). Cape Town, p. 120-145 26 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Linguistic Pragmatics
Jacques Derrida
Smell
Spirit Possession

Verse Line

Fabb, N., 2011, The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the Language Sciences . Hogan, P. (ed.). New York, p. 908-909 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

Verse
Language
2010
12 Citations (Scopus)

Is literary language a development of ordinary language?

Fabb, N., May 2010, In : Lingua. 120, 5, p. 1219-1232 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
language
Literary Language
Ordinary Language
linguistics
Parallelism

The non-linguistic in poetic language. A generative approach

Fabb, N., 4 Nov 2010, In : Journal of Literary Theory. 4, 1, p. 1-18 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File
Language
Generative
Poetic Language
Poetry
Generative Linguistics
2009

Formal interactions in poetic meter

Fabb, N., 2009, Versatility in Versification: Multidisciplinary Approaches to Metrics. Dewey, T. K. & Frog (eds.). New York: Peter Lang AG, Vol. 74. p. 147-165 18 p. (Berkeley Insights in Linguistics and Semiotics).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Interaction
Grid
Alliteration
Poetic Meter
Rhyme

Pairs and triplets: A theory of metrical verse

Fabb, N. & Halle, M., 30 Sep 2009, Towards a typology of poetic forms: from language to metrics and beyond. Aroui, J-L. & Arleo, A. (eds.). Amsterdam/Philadelphia, p. 167-192 25 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Grouping
Grid
Placement

Symmetric and asymmetric relations, and the aesthetics of form in poetic language

Fabb, N., 24 Apr 2009, In : European English Messenger. 18, 1, p. 50-59 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Aesthetics
Asymmetry
Poetic Language
Literary Language
Aesthetic Properties

Teaching & Learning Guide for: Linguistics in the Study and Teaching of Literature

Fabb, N., Jul 2009, In : Language and Linguistics Compass. 3, 5, p. 1349-1356 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

linguistics
Teaching
language
learning
colloquial

Why is verse poetry?

Fabb, N., Sep 2009, Poetry Nation Review. Vol. 189. p. 52-57 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Verse
Poetry
2008
1 Citation (Scopus)

Linguistics in the Study and Teaching of Literature

Fabb, N., Oct 2008, In : Language and Linguistics Compass. 2, 6, p. 1135-1147 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
linguistics
Teaching
language
literature
classroom
46 Citations (Scopus)

Meter in poetry: A new theory

Fabb, N. & Halle, M., 21 Aug 2008, Cambridge, UK. 312 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Verse
Poetry
Language
The Great Work
Poem
2007

Ways of Reading: Advanced Reading Skills for Students of English Literature

Fabb, N., Furniss, T., Durant, A., Montgomery, M. & Mills, S., 2007, 3rd ed. London. 378 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

English Literature
Reading Skills
Split
Problem Solving
Language
2006

Generated metrical form and implied metrical form

Fabb, N., 2006, Formal Approaches to Poetry: Recent Developments in Metrics. Dresher, B. E. & Friedberg, N. (eds.). Berlin, p. 77-91 15 p. (Phonology and Phonetics; vol. 11).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

pragmatics

Linguistics: Approaches

Fabb, N., 2006, Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics. Brown, K. (ed.). 2nd ed. p. 240-245 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

linguistics
holism
autonomy
1 Citation (Scopus)

Metrical Complexity in Christina Rossetti's Verse

Fabb, N. A. J. & Halle, M., 2006, In : College Literature. 33, 2, p. 91-114 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

performance
Verse
Rhythm
Iambic Metre
Scansion

Telling the numbers: a unified account of syllabo-tonic English and syllabic Polish and French verse

Fabb, N. & Halle, M., 2006, In : Research in Language. 4, p. 5-30 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

writer
Verse
Tonic
Grid
Poet
2005

And Rimmain yoor obeddeend omble zervand: the invented spelling system of William Baillie of Dunain (1789-1869)

Fabb, N. & Hutchison, I., Dec 2005, In : Transactions of the Philological Society. 103, 3, p. 323-338 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File
Spelling
Letters
Consonant
1840s
Voiceless Consonants

How to Write Essays and Dissertations: A guide for English literature students

Fabb, N. & Durant, A., Jun 2005, 2nd ed. Harlow. 184 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

English literature
earning a doctorate
student
planning

Sentence Structure

Fabb, N., 10 Jan 2005, 2nd ed. London. 136 p. (Language Workbooks)

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Language
Verb Phrase
Clarity
Textbooks
Modality
2004

Form as fiction

Fabb, N., 2004, In : Belgian Journal of English Language and Literature. New series, 2, p. 63-73 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fiction
Literary Forms
Inference
Phonology
Linguistic Pragmatics

Review of Ian MacKenzie paradigms of reading: relevance theory and deconstruction

Fabb, N., 2004, In : Language and Literature. 13, 2, p. 188-191 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

2003

A grammar of Ma'di

Blackings, M. & Fabb, N., 17 Jul 2003, Berlin. 734 p. (Mouton Grammar Library [MGL])

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Grammar
Language
Lexicon
Adverbials
Phonology
5 Citations (Scopus)

Metrical rules and the notion of ‘maximum’: a reply to Derek Attridge

Fabb, N., Feb 2003, In : Language and Literature. 12, 1, p. 73-80 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

phonetics
Generative Metrics