Chapter 2. From Snarks to Boojums: Why are Prosodic Disabilities so Rare?

  1. Barbara Dodd PhD,
  2. Ruth Campbell PhD and
  3. Linda Worrall PhD
  1. Paul F. McCormack

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470699133.ch2

Evaluating Theories of Language: Evidence from Disordered Communication

Evaluating Theories of Language: Evidence from Disordered Communication

How to Cite

McCormack, P. F. (1996) From Snarks to Boojums: Why are Prosodic Disabilities so Rare?, in Evaluating Theories of Language: Evidence from Disordered Communication (eds B. Dodd, R. Campbell and L. Worrall), Whurr Publishers Ltd, London, England. doi: 10.1002/9780470699133.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 23 SEP 1996

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781861560001

Online ISBN: 9780470699133

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Keywords:

  • disabilities;
  • language disorders;
  • segmental phonology;
  • linguistic system;
  • prosody

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Abstract

  • Introduction

  • Prosodic Disorders

  • The Notion of ’Prosodic Disability‘

  • Twentieth Century Approaches to Prosody

  • Conclusion

  • References