Elinor Payne

List of John Benjamins publications for which Elinor Payne plays a role.


Post, Brechtje and Elinor Payne 2018 Chapter 7. Speech rhythm in development: What is the child acquiring?The Development of Prosody in First Language Acquisition, Prieto, Pilar and Núria Esteve-Gibert (eds.), pp. 125–143
Perception and production studies of speech rhythm development in infants and children paint a complex picture of a universal early perceptual sensitivity to – and production mastery of – cues to rhythm, while the rate of acquisition of rhythmic properties across and within languages appears to be… read more | Chapter
White, Laurence, Elinor Payne and Sven L. Mattys 2009 Rhythmic and prosodic contrast in Venetan and Sicilian ItalianPhonetics and Phonology: Interactions and interrelations, Vigário, Marina, Sónia Frota and M. João Freitas (eds.), pp. 137–158
We compared the Italian of speakers from the Veneto, in the north of Italy, and from Sicily, in the far south, looking for evidence of rhythmic and prosodic differences. We found no reliable differences in scores for rhythm metrics (VarcoV, %V, VarcoC) for Venetan and Sicilian, with both varieties… read more | Article