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Fri 24 Mar 1995

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Date: Wed, 22 Mar 1995 10:11:29 SUM: Uptalk
From: LAUREL R BALYEAT <laurbamercury.sfsu.edu>
Subject: SUM: Uptalk

Recently I asked for information on uptalk or high rising terminal. I
received many responses from people and a number of useful references.
I want to thank the following people for their help:

Cynthia McLemore
Janet Holmes
Gregory Ward
Marc Picards
David Britain
Carolyn Buck-Gengler
Laura A. Michaelis
Julia Hirschberg
And
Elizabeth Whalley

I received the following references:
Allan, Scott 1990. The rise of New Zealand intonation.In Allan Bell &
 Janet Holmes (eds.) New Zealand Ways of Speaking English. Clevedon,
 Avon: Multilingual Matters. 115-128.
Britain, David 1992. Linguistic change in intonation:the use of High
 Rising Terminals in New Zealand English. Language Variation & Change.
 vol.4, 1: 77-104.
Britain, D & John Newman 1992. High rising terminals in New Zealand
 English. In Journal of International Phonetic Association
 vol. 22:1/2:1-11.
McLemore, Cynthia 1991. The interpretation of L*H in English. Texas
 Linguistic Forum 32: Discourse: 175-96.
McLemore, C. 1992. Prosodic variation across discourse types. IRCS
 Work-shop on Prosody in Natural Speech.117- 128.
Hirschberg, J & Ward,G. The interpretation of the high-rise question
 contour in English.Soon to appear in the Journal of Pragmatics.
In addition, I received suggestions and support from many people for
which I am thankful.

Sincerely,

Laurel Balyeat
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