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Research Output 1983 2019

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

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
56 Downloads (Pure)

Alliteration requires adjacency

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

Research output: Other contribution

Open Access
File
Alliteration
Regular
Poetics
Verse
Prose
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

An Introduction to the Grammar of Màdí

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

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Readership
Grammar
Native Speaker
Language
49 Downloads (Pure)

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

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
3 Downloads (Pure)

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
Aboriginal Australians
Ceremonial
Brightness
Emotion
Modality

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
Poetry
Gerard Manley Hopkins
Poetic Tradition
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

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

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

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

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

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

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
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
Language Structure
Verse
Linguistic Analysis
Literary Structure
Poetry

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
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
2 Citations (Scopus)
27 Downloads (Pure)

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
Economics
Linguistic Diversity
Linguistic Theory
Language
Causes

Literary Studies in Action

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

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Literary Studies
Exercise

Literature and linguistics

Fabb, N., 10 Mar 2015, Oxford

Research output: Other contribution

Art
Language
Descriptive
Irony
Rhyme

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

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
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
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
16 Downloads (Pure)

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

Fabb, N., 6 Sep 2019, In : umanistica digitale. 6, p. 1-25

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Paradise Lost
Poem
William Wordsworth
Monosyllables
Iambic Pentameter

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
6 Downloads (Pure)

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

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
3 Citations (Scopus)
67 Downloads (Pure)

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
Walt Whitman
Leaves
Poetic Form
Group
Poem
120 Downloads (Pure)

Poetic Line Length

Fabb, N., 9 Feb 2017

Research output: Other contribution

Open Access
File
167 Downloads (Pure)

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
62 Downloads (Pure)

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
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

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

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