Intonation and its Uses : Melody in Grammar and Discourse

By: Bolinger, Dwight

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470 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Ex-Library; Red cloth, [xiv] + 470 pages, 2 indexes, 2 appendixes, bibliography, endnotes, no illustrations (as such) but there are dozens of sample sentences graphically laid out according to high and low intonation. ; 'Intonation: a nonarbitrary, sound-symbolic system with intimate ties to facial expression and bodily gesture, and conveying, underneath it all, emotions and attitudes'. This book is a highly analytical examination of the musical or tonal properties of human speech which form a universal basis of understanding that reaches across languages and cultures. ; All the usual library marks. Jacket in protective sleeve attached to endpapers. Otherwise quite crisp, appears never to have been read. Scarce in any condition. ; Please note: I really do have 1 unit of this title in stock. Do not even bother trying to order it from allnewbooks, amitcj, any_book, Better World Books, brookebooks, Daily Deal, extremelyreliable, Murray Media, Nohinsa Books, pbshop, pbshopus, profnath, quality7, the_book_community, thebookgrove, Value Promenade, Vault Media, or Wonder Book, because they don't actually stock any books. Goog le mega-lister to learn more.

Title: Intonation and its Uses : Melody in Grammar and Discourse

Author Name: Bolinger, Dwight

Categories: Reference,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Stanford University Press: 1989

ISBN Number: 0804715351

ISBN Number 13: 9780804715355

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

Seller ID: 15248

Keywords: Language ; Languages ; Linguistics ; Grammar ; Phonetics ; Intonation ; Music History ; Scholarship ;,