Prosody and Iconicity

Sylvie Hancil | Université de Rouen
Daniel Hirst | Laboratoire Parole & Langage, CNRS & Aix-Marseille Université
ISBN 9789027243492 | EUR 105.00 | USD 158.00
ISBN 9789027272195 | EUR 105.00 | USD 158.00
The contributions to this volume focus on the interrelation between prosody and iconicity and shed new light on the topic by enlarging the number of parameters traditionally considered, and by confronting various theoretical backgrounds. The parameters taken into account include socio-linguistic criteria (age, sex, socio-economic category, region); different kinds of speech situation; affect (attitudes and emotions); gestures; morpho-syntactic constraints. The analysis is pursued in theoretical frameworks such as Information Structure theory, Grice's theory, Relevance theory, experiential blending, Gussenhoven's biological codes, prosodic modelling, automatic detection. The languages covered include English, French, Italian, Swedish, Egyptian Arabic, and Majorcan Catalan. The book will be of great interest to linguists working on prosody.
[Iconicity in Language and Literature, 13]  2013.  xv, 252 pp.
Publishing status: Available
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BIC Subject: CFG – Semantics, Pragmatics, Discourse Analysis
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
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U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  2012049583 | Marc record