The Gift of Speech : Readings in the Analysis of Speech and Voice
In these collected papers, the author explores two interdisciplinary themes: how the brain plans, controls, monitors and edits its programs for speech; and how the quality of a speaker's voice can be described.
- Paperback | 416 pages
- 152.4 x 228.6 x 30.5mm | 657.72g
- 01 May 1997
- EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY PRESS
- Edinburgh, United Kingdom
- New edition
- New edition
Table of contents
Part 1 Speech production: the production of speech; slips of the tongue; the detection and correction of slips of the tongue; neurolinguistic aspects of speech production; monitoring systems in the neurolinguistic control of speech production; slips of the tongue as neuromuscular evidence for a model of speech production; cognitive science and speech - a framework for research. Part 2 The description of voice quality: language and non-verbal communication; voice quality and indexical information; the semiotic nature of phonetic data; labels for voices; the description of voice quality in general phonetic theory; describing the normal voice; phonetic and linguistic markers in speech; a perpetual protocol for the analysis of vocal profiles; structural pathologies of the vocal folds and phonation; an acoustic system for the detection of laryngeal pathology; acoustic waveform perturbations and voice disorders; the analysis of vocal quality - from the classical period to the 20th century; the concept of articulatory settings - an historical survey.