Recent Submissions

  • Text and meter in a Lander Warlpiri song series 

    Turpin, Myfany; Laughren, Mary (University of Melbourne, 2014)
    The way that language and music are matched to create a well-formed song differs across singing genres and languages. This article analyses how text and music align in a set of Warlpiri women’s songs of the yawulyu genre ...
  • Showing the story: enactment as performance in Auslan narratives 

    Hodge, Gabrielle; Ferrara, Lindsay (University of Melbourne, 2014)
    Language use may be understood as creative and partly improvised performance. For example, during face-to-face interaction, both signers and speakers coordinate manual and non-manual semiotic resources to enact characters, ...
  • Relative clauses in Australian English: a cross-varietal diachronic study 

    Collins, Peter (University of Melbourne, 2014)
    Research on grammatical change in the Late Modern English period has concentrated almost exclusively on British and American English. This study traces developments in the category of relative clauses in Australian English, ...

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