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Research Output 1983 2019

1983

Linguistics for 10-year olds

Fabb, N., 1983, MIT working papers in linguistics: Papers in Theoretical and Applied Linguistics. Archangeli, D., Barss, A. & Sproat, R. (eds.). Vol. 6. p. 45-61 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

linguistics
Teaching
school
1987

Dreaming Shakespeare: locating Gregory's Girl

Fabb, N., Jun 1987, In : Critical Quarterly. 29, 2, p. 100-107 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

William Shakespeare
Dreaming
William Shakespeare's Plays
1 Citation (Scopus)

Ten years on in the linguistics of writing

Fabb, N. & Durant, A., 1987, In : Prose Studies. 10, 1, p. 51-71 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prose
1988

Doing affixation in the GB syntax

Fabb, N., 1988, Morphology and Modularity: In honour of Henk Schultink. Everaert, M., Evers, A., Huybregts, R. & Trommelen, M. (eds.). Dordrecht, p. 129-145 17 p. (Publications in language sciences; vol. 29).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Affixation
Syntax
89 Citations (Scopus)

English suffixation is constrained only by selectional restrictions

Fabb, N., Nov 1988, In : Natural Language and Linguistic Theory. 6, 4, p. 527-539 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Suffixation
Selectional Restrictions
6 Citations (Scopus)

Saussure and literary theory: from the perspective of linguistics

Fabb, N., Jun 1988, In : Critical Quarterly. 30, 2, p. 58-72 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

linguistics
cultural studies
honor
father
methodology

The Linguistics of Writing: Arguments between Language and Literature

MacCabe, C. (ed.), Fabb, N. (ed.), Attridge, D. (ed.) & Durant, A. (ed.), Feb 1988, Manchester. 325 p.

Research output: Book/ReportAnthology

Language
1990

Literary Studies in Action

Fabb, N. & Durant, A., 4 Jan 1990, 240 p. (Interface)

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Literary Studies
Exercise
75 Citations (Scopus)

The difference between English restrictive and nonrestrictive clauses

Fabb, N., 1990, In : Journal of Linguistics. 26, 1, p. 57-77 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

indexing
discourse
Clause
Restrictive Relative Clause
Nonrestrictive Relative Clause

The language of signs

Fabb, N., 1 Sep 1990, The Guinness Encyclopedia. Crofton, I. (ed.). p. 610-611 2 p.

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

Language
1992
10 Citations (Scopus)

Reduplication and object movement in Ewe and Fon

Fabb, N., 1992, In : Journal of African Languages and Linguistics. 13, 1, p. 1-40 40 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Western Africa
West Africa
Language
language
Ewe

The licensing of Fon verbs

Fabb, N., 1992, In : Journal of West African Languages. 21, p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Verbs
Licensing

Things to make and do: some new ways of teaching undergraduate literature

Fabb, N., 1992, Channels of Communication: Papers from the Conference of Higher Education Teachers of English. Hobsbaum, P., Lyons, P. & McGhee, J. (eds.). p. 203-212 10 p.

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

Teaching
literature
83 Citations (Scopus)

Ways of Reading: Advanced reading skills for students of English literature

Fabb, N., Furniss, T., Montgomery, M., Mills, S. & Durant, A., 23 Jul 1992, 1st ed. London. 272 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

English Literature
Reading Skills
Teaching
Exercise
1993

How to write essays, dissertations and theses in literary studies

Fabb, N. & Durant, A., 1 Nov 1993, 1st ed. Harlow. 160 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Literary Studies
Reader
1994

Sentence Structure

Fabb, N., 1994, 1st ed. London. 144 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Sentence Parsing
Problem Solving
Teaching
Comparative Linguistics
African Languages
1995

The density of response: a problem for literary criticism and cognitive science

Fabb, N., 1995, Linguistic Approaches to Literature: Papers in literary stylistics. Payne, J. (ed.). Birmingham, p. 143-157 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Literary Criticism
Cognitive Science
1997

Linguistics and literature: language in the verbal arts of the world

Fabb, N., 12 Dec 1997, Oxford. 320 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Language
Art
Original Language
Verse
Irony
1998

Compounding

Fabb, N., 1998, The Handbook of Morphology. Spencer, A. & Zwicky, A. (eds.). Oxford, p. 66-83 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Compounding
1999

Relative clauses

Fabb, N., 5 Nov 1999, Concise Encyclopedia of Grammatical Categories. Brown, K. & Miller, J. (eds.). 1st ed. p. 319-323 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

14 Citations (Scopus)

Verse constituency and the locality of alliteration

Fabb, N., Jul 1999, In : Lingua. 108, 4, p. 223-245 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

linguistics
evidence
Verse
Constituency
Alliteration
2000

Linguistics and literature

Fabb, N., 30 Aug 2000, The Handbook of Linguistics. Aronoff, M. & Rees-Miller, J. (eds.). Malden MA, p. 446-465 20 p. (Blackwell Handbooks in Linguistics).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Historical Context
Origin of Language
1 Citation (Scopus)

Ways of Reading: Advanced reading skills for students of English literature

Montgomery, M., Durant, A., Mills, S., Fabb, N. & Furniss, T., 2000, 2nd ed. London. 369 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

English Literature
Reading Skills
Electronic Mail
Journalism
Drama
2001

Language and literature

Fabb, N., 1 Nov 2001, International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioural Sciences. Vol. 12. p. 8282-8287 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Language
Linguistic Form
Literary Forms
Constituent
Inferencing
7 Citations (Scopus)

Weak monosyllables in iambic verse and the communication of metrical form

Fabb, N., 2 Nov 2001, In : Lingua. 111, 11, p. 771-790 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

communication
regularity
art
evidence
Verse
2002

Complex implied form, leisure pursuits, and cultural studies

Fabb, N., 1 Sep 2002, Changing Philologies: Contributions to the Redefinition of Foreign Language Studies in the Age of Globalisation. Hansen, H. L. (ed.). p. 105-120 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Cultural Studies
Leisure
Pursuit
Aesthetic Experience
Linguistic Pragmatics
Language Structure
Verse
Linguistic Analysis
Literary Structure
Poetry
7 Citations (Scopus)

The metres of 'Dover Beach'

Fabb, N. A. J., 2002, In : Language and Literature. 11, 2, p. 99-117 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Length
Iambic Pentameter
Grid
Literary Forms
Conventional
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
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

2005
24 Downloads (Pure)

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
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
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
2008
1 Citation (Scopus)
614 Downloads (Pure)

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
47 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
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

Rhyme
Grid
Poetic Meter
Interaction
Alliteration

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
20 Downloads (Pure)

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
2010
13 Citations (Scopus)
1792 Downloads (Pure)

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
16 Downloads (Pure)

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
Generative
Poetic Language
Language
Poetry
Transformational Rules
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

Poetic Form
Data Base
Language
Poetry
Rhyme