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Modernism or Exile? E. H. McCormick and Letters and Art in New Zealand
(University of Canterbury. School of Humanities and Creative ArtsUniversity of Canterbury. Philosophy, 2004)
Exploring the role of token frequency in phonological change: Evidence from TH-Fronting in east-central Scotland
(University of Canterbury. School of Languages and CulturesUniversity of Canterbury. Linguistics, 2009)
Recent research on frequency effects in phonology suggest that word frequency is often a significant motivating factor in the spread of sound change through the lexicon. However, there is conflicting evidence regarding ...
A Cognitive Approach to Social Networks
(University of Canterbury. School of Languages and CulturesUniversity of Canterbury. Linguistics, 2006)
GROWING EVIDENCE FROM COGNITIVE SCIENCE suggests that knowledge is represented via a network in cognition (Hudson 2001: 1). This has led to a re-analysis of the modular view of language in the mind (Chomsky 1986). ...
A note on James K. Baxter’s late poem ‘A Pair of Sandals’
(University of Canterbury. School of HumanitiesUniversity of Canterbury. English, 2001)
A discussion of James K. Baxter's 'wallpaper poems', possibly the last poems he wrote before he died. These poems were discovered and published by me in 'New Selected Poems James K. Baxter'. In this note I explain their ...
The Maori cultural institution of hui : when meeting means more than a meeting.
(University of Canterbury. Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurship, 2009)
Within all societies individuals gather together for various reasons and in a variety of ways for events that can be collectively termed “meetings”. The Māori cultural institution termed hui is often translated into ...
He Who Would Be a Poet: James K. Baxter’s Early Poetry Manuscript Books
(University of Canterbury. School of HumanitiesUniversity of Canterbury. English, 2000)
Article on James K. Baxter's first fourteen poetry notebooks, containing 1025 poems. Discusses Baxter's mode of presentation and system of classification.
James K. Baxter's Indian Poems
(University of Canterbury. School of HumanitiesUniversity of Canterbury. English, 2007)
A critical study of James K. Baxter's published and unpublished poems from his trip to Asia in the late 1950s.
Interviewing Hone Tuwhare at Kaka Point, 3 December 2007
(University of Canterbury. School of HumanitiesUniversity of Canterbury. English, 2009)
An account of interviewing Tuwhare shortly before he died, along with some commentary on his relationship with novelist Bill Pearson, and a transcript of some of the interview with a sound file, and images.
Visual communication in large-circulation U.S. newspapers before and after September 11, 2001
(University of Canterbury. School of Language, Social and Political SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Media and Communications, 2005)
Through an examination of 580 front-pages from ten large-circulation U.S. newspapers during the six months before and after September 11th, this research found an increase in the size and use of photographs, and a decrease ...
Re-examining vocalic variation in Scottish English: A Cognitive Grammar approach
(University of Canterbury. School of Languages and CulturesUniversity of Canterbury. Linguistics, 2008)
The existing literature on vocalic variation in Scottish English has shown that variation tends to pattern according to the age, gender and socio-economic class of the speaker. However, studies which employ these gross ...