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1983 …2019
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Research Output 1983 2019

Anthology

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
Article
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
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

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
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

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
13 Citations (Scopus)
1794 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
1 Citation (Scopus)
615 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
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
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
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
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
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
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

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
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
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 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
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
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
38 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
J.M.W. Turner
Verse
Psychological
Poetry
Poem
348 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Working Memory
Aesthetics
Verse
Regular
Cultural Values
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
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
Book

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

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

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
Language Structure
Verse
Linguistic Analysis
Literary Structure
Poetry

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

Literary Studies in Action

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

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Literary Studies
Exercise
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

Sentence Structure

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

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Sentence Parsing
Problem Solving
Teaching
Comparative Linguistics
African Languages

Sentence Structure

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

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Language
Verb Phrase
Clarity
Textbooks
Modality
84 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

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
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

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
Book/Film/Article review

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

Chapter

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

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

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

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