LANGUAGE ORIGIN

 

 

Altenmuller, Eckart. The Evolution of Emotional Communication: From Sounds in Nonhuman Mammals to Speech and Music in Man. Oxford University Press, 2013.

 

Arbib, Michael A. (ed.). Language, Music, and the Brain: A Mysterious Relationship. The MIT Press, 2013. read

 

Brown, Steven. A Joint Prosodic Origin of Language and Music. Frontiers in Psychology, October 2017, Volume 8, Article 1894. read

 

Chomsky, Noam. On Language: Language and Responsibility and Reflections on Language. New Press, 1998.

 

Darwin, Charles. Descent of Man, 1871.

 

Falk, Dean. Linguistic Evolution in Early Hominins: Whence Motherese? Behavioral and Brain Sciences (2004) 27, 491-541. read

 

Fernald, Anne, and Gerald McRoberts. Prosodic Bootstrapping: A Critical Analysis of the Argument and the Evidence. From  “Signal to Syntax: Bootstrapping from speech to Grammar in Early Acquisition” (Eds. James L. Morgan and Katherine Demouth), Brown University, 1996. read

 

Filippi, Piera. Emotional and Interactional Prosody across Animal Communication Systems: A Comparative Approach to the Emergence of Language. From “Frontiers in Psychology”, September 2016, Volume 7, Article 1393. read

—. Before Babel: The Evolutionary Roots of Human Language. From Biosemiotic Perspectives on Language and Linguistics, Biosemiotics 13, 2015. read

 

Fitch, Tecumseh W. The Evolution of Language. Cambridge University Press, 2010. LinkProsody Evolution and Language.

—. Glossogeny and Phylogeny: cultural evolution meets genetic evolution. Cell Press, 2008. Link Prosody Fitch

—. The Biology and Evolution of Speech: A Comparative Analysis. Annual Reviews, 2018. read

 

Kenneally, Christine. The First Word: The Search for the Origins of Language.

 

Pinker, Steven. The Language Instinct: How the Mind Creates Language. 2007.

 

Rousseau, Jean Jacques. Essay on the Origin of Languages and Writings Related to Music. Dartmouth, 1998.

 

Trehub, Sandra. Communication, Music, and Language in Infancy. From “Language, Music, and the Brain,” edited by Michael A. Arbib. 2013. Strüngmann Forum Reports, vol. 10, J. Lupp, series ed. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. 978-0-262-01810-4. read

POETICS

 

Abé Ryûichi. The Weaving of Mantra: Kukai and the Construction of Esoteric Buddhist Discourse. Columbia University Press; Revised Edition, 2000.

 

Alighieri, Dante. De Vulgari Eloquentia (tr. Steven Botterill). Cambridge University Press, 2005.

 

Allen, Donald. Poetics of the New American Poetry. Irvington Pub, 1973.

 

Bernstein, Charles. Pitch of Poetry. University of Chicago Press, 2016.

—. Attack of the Difficult Poems: Essays and Inventions. University of Chicago Press, 2011.

 

Boal, Augusto. Aesthetics of the Oppressed. Routledge, 2006.

 

Braithwaite, Kamau. History of the Voice: the Development of Nation Language in Anglophone Caribbean Poetry. New Beacon Books, 1984. read

 

Chernoff, John Miller. Afrrican Rhythm and African Sensibility: Aesthetics and Social Action in African Musical Idioms.

 

Gonda, J. The Vision of the Vedic Poets. Mouton & Co, 1963. read

 

Heuving, Jeanne and Tyrone Willams (eds.). Inciting Poetics: Thinking and Writing Poetry. University of New Mexico Press, 2019.

 

Khlebnikov, Velimir. Collected Works of Velimir Khlebnikov, Volume II: Prose, Plays and Supersagas. Harvard University Press, 1989

—. The King of Time: Selected Writings of the Russian Futurian. Harvard University Press, 1990.

 

Metres, Philip. The Sound of Listening: Poetry as Refuge and Resistance. University of Michigan Press, 2018.

 

Milne, Heather. Poetry Matters: Neoliberalism, Affect, and the Posthuman in Twenty-First Century North American Feminist Poetics. University of Iowa Press, 2018.

 

Mullen, Harryette. The Cracks Between What We Are and What We Are Supposed To Be: Essays and Interviews. University of Alabama Press. 2012.

 

Notley, Alice. Coming After: Essay on Poetry. University of Michigan Press, 2005.

 

Perloff, Marjorie, and Craig Dworkin, eds. The Sound of Poetry / The Poetry of Sound. University of Chicago Press, 2009.

 

Rasula, Jed and Steve McCaffery. Imagining Language: An Anthology. The MIT Press, 1998.

 

Scappettone, Jennifer. The Republic of Exist 43: Outtakes & Scores from an Archaeology and Pop-Up Opera of the Corporate Dump. Atelos, 2016.

 

Shockley, Evie. Renegade Poetics: Black Aesthetics and Formal Innovation in African American Poetry.

 

Stecopoulos, Eleni. Visceral Poetics. ON Contemporary Practice, 2016.

 

Stockhausen, Karlheinz. Other Planets (ed. Robin Maconie). Rowman & Littlefield, updated, 2016.

 

Walker, Jeffrey. Rhetoric and Poetics in Antiquity.

POETRY

 

Adnan, Etel. To Look at the sea is to become what one is. NIghtboat Books, 2014.

 

Aggarwal, Vidhu. Avatara. Portable Press @ Yo-Yo Labs, 2018.

 

Berssenbrugge, Mei-Mei. A Treatise on Stars. New Directions, 2020.

—. Hello, the Roses. New Directions, 2013

—. Endocrinology. Kelsey Street Press, 1997.

—. Empathy. Station Hill Press, 1989.

 

Braithwaite, Kamau. Elegguas. Wesleyan University Press, 2012.

—. Born to Slow Horses. Wesleyan University Press, 2005.

 

Brown, Lee Ann. The Sleep That Changed Everything. Wesleyan, 2015.

 

Doris, Stacy. Paramour. Krupskaya, 2000.

 

Eigner, Larry. The Collected Poems of Larry Eigner, Volumes 1-4 (ed. Robert Grenier). Stanford University Press, 2010.

 

Iijima, Brenda. Remembering Animals. Nightboat Books, 2016.

 

Kearney, Douglas. Mess and Mess And. Noemi Press, 2015.

 

Mullen, Harryette. Recyclopedia: Trimmings, S*PeRM**K*T, and Muse & Drudge. Graywolf Press, 2006.

 

Notley, Alice. For the Ride. Penguin Books, 2020.

 —. The Descent of Alette. Penguin Books, 1996.

—. Grave of Light: New and Selected Poems. Wesleyan University Press, 2008.

 

Patton, Julie Ezelle. Notes for Some (Nominally) Awake. Portable Press at Yo-Yo Labs. 2007.

 

Philip, M. NourbeSe. Zong. Wesleyan University Press, 2011.

 

Quasha, George. Glossodelia Attract: preverbs. Station Hill, 2015.

 

Stecopoulos, Eleni. Armies of Compassion. Palm Press, 2010.

 

Vicuña, Cecilia. New and Selected Poems. Kelsey Street Press, 2018.

 

Zukofsky, Louis. Stinehour Press, 1978.

PROSODY  

  

Cushman, Stephen and Clare Cavanagh, Jahan Ramazani, Paul Rouzer. The Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics. Princeton University Press, 2012.

 

Drucker, Johanna. The Alphabetic Labyrinth: Letters in History and Imagination. Thames and Hudson, 1995.

 

Finch, Annie Ridley Crane. The Ghost of Meter: Culture and Prosody in American Free Verse. University of Michigan Press, 1993.

 

Gosh, Manmohan. Paniniya Siksa. V.K. Publishing House, 1991.

Gross, Harvey. The Structure of Verse: Modern Essays on Prosody. Ecco Press, Revised Edition, 1979.

 

Lin, Phoebe. The Prosody of Formulaic Sequences. Bloomsbury Academic, 2020. Edwin Mellen Pr, 2004.

 

Martin, Doug. A Study of Walt Whitman’s Mimetic Prosody: Free-Bound and Full Circle.

 

Saintsbury, George. A History of English Prosody from the Twelfth Century to the Present Day. Dell, 1966.

 

Sánchez-Mompeán, Sofía. The Prosody of Dubbed Speech: Beyond the3 Character’s Words. Palgrave Macmillan, 2020.

 

Schwartz, Martin. Dimensions of the Gāthās as Poetry. Article: link Gathas a Poestry

—. The Gathas The Hymns of Zarathushtra. read

 

Wennerstrom, Ann. The Music of Everyday Speech: Prosody and Discourse Analysis. Oxford University Press, 2001.

 

Wilson, Peter Lamborn. ABECEDARIUM. West Lima, Wisconsin: Xexoxial Editions, 2010.

(There are many basic, suprasegmental-oriented prosody manuals for teaching the “craft” of poetry written by poets including Ron Padgett (The Teachers and Writers Handbook of Poetic Forms), Lewis Turco (The Book of Forms), John Hollander (Rhyme’s Reason), Robert Pinsky (The Sounds of Poetry), Annie Ridley Crane Finch (A Poet’s Ear: A Handbook of Meter and Form),  Karl Shapiro (The Prosody Handbook), Charles Hartman (Verse: An Introduction to Prosody), Donald Justice (Compendium: A Collection of Thoughts on Prosody),Louis Zukofsky (A Test of Poetry),

PERFORMANCE

 

Bharata. Natyasastra (tr. Manomohan Ghosh). The Royal Asiatic Society of Bengal, 1959. read

 

Boal, Augusto. Games for Actors and Non-Actors. Routledge, 2002.

—. Legislative Theatre. Routledge, 1998.

—. Theatre of the Oppressed. Theatre Communications Group, 1993.

 

Fritz, Birgit. InExActArt—the Autopoietic Theatre of Augusto Boal: A Handbook of Theatre of the Oppressed Practice. ibidem Press, 2012.

 

Grotowski, Jerzy. Towards a Poor Theatre. Routledge, 2012.

 

Gupt, Bharat. Dramatic Concepts, Greek and Indian: A Study of the Poetics and the Natyasastra. D.K. Printworld, 2006

 

Lipecki, André. Singularities: Dance in the Age of Performance. Routledge, 2016.

 

Mac Low, Jackson. Doings: Assorted Performance Pieces 1955-2002. Granary Books, 2005.

 

Morris, Lawrence D. “Butch”. The Art of Conduction: A Conduction Workbook. Kama, 2017.

 

Rainer, Yvonne. Feelings Are Facts: A Life. MIT Press, 2013.

 

Taylor, Diana. The Archive and the Repertoire: Performing Cultural Memory in the Americas. Duke University Press Books, 2003.

 

Templeton, Fiona. The Medead. Roof Books, 2014.

—. You The City. Roof Books, 1990.

 

Vicuña, Cecilia. Spit Temple. Ugly Duckling Presse, 2012.

 

Wangh, Stephen. An Acrobat of the Heart: A Physical Approach to Acting Inspired by the work of Jerzy Grotowski. Vintage, 2010.

SOUND

 

 

Agrawal, Pramod Kumar. Meaningfulness of Sounds. Universal Theory Research Center, 2016.

—. Phonsemantic Dictionary. Universal Theory Research Center, 2018.

 

Braggins, Sheila. Mystery Behind the Voice: A Biography of Alfred Wolfsohn. Troubador Publishing 2011.

 

Denning, Michael. Noise Uprising: The Audiopolitics of a World Musical Revolution.

 

Eidsheim, Nina Sun. Sensing Sound: Singing and Listening as Vibrational Practice. Duke University Press Books, 2015.

 

Erlmann, Veit. Reason and Resonance: A History of Modern Aurality. Zone Books.

 

Frawley, David. Mantra Yoga and the Primal Sound. Lotus Press, 2010.

 

Handel, Stephen. Listening: An Introduction to the Perception of Auditory Events. The MIT Press, 1989.

 

Horowitz, Seth. The Universal Sense: How Hearing Shapes the Mind. Bloomsbury USA, 2012.

 

Jenny, Hans. Cymatics: A Study of Wave Phenomena & Vibration. MACROmedia Publishing, 2001.

 

Kahn, Douglas. Earth Sound Earth Signal: Energies and Earth Magnitude in the Arts. University of California Press, 2013.

 

Khan, Hazrat Inayat. The Mysticism of Sound and Music. Shambala, Revised Edition, 1996.

 

Kane, Brian. Sound Unseen: Acousmatic Sound in Theory and Practice.

 

Magnus, Margaret. Gods in the Word: Archetypes in the Consonants.

 

Ochoa-Gautier, Ana María. Aurality: Listening and Knowledge in Nineteenth-Century Columbia.

 

PENNSOUND. Center for Programs in Contemporary Writing. https://writing.upenn.edu/pennsound/

 

Rael, Joseph. Sound: Native Teachings and Visionary Art. Council Oak Books, 2009.

 

Saraswati, Swami Satyadharma. Nadabindu and Dhyanabindu Upanishads: Meditations on the Inner Sound.

 

Saussy, Haun. The Ethnography of Rhythm: Orality and Its Technologies

 

Schafer, Murray. The Soundscape: Our Sonic Environment and the Tuning of the World.

 

Sterne, Jonathan (ed.). The Sound Studies Reader.

 

Stoever, Jennifer. Sonic Color Line: Race & The Culture of Listening.

 

Tomatis, Alfred. The Conscious Ear. Station Hill Press, 1991.

 

Trower, Shelly. Senses of Vibration: A History of the Pleasure and Pain of Sound. Continuum, 2012.

 

UBUWEB : SOUND: The Avant Garde Project at UbuWeb. http://ubu.com/sound/agp/

SOMATIC PRACTICES

 

 

Beaulieu, John. Human Tuning Sound Healing with Tuning Forks. Biosonic Enterprises, 2010.

Cohen, Bonnie Bainbridge. Sensing, Feeling and Action: The Experiential Anatomy of Body-Mind Centering, Third Edition, 2015.

—. The Mechanics of Vocal Expression. Burchfield Rose Publishers, Second Edition, 2015.

 

Johnson, Don Hanlon. Bone, Breath, and Gesture: Practices of Embodiment. North Atlantic Books, 1995.

 

Oliveros, Pauline. Deep Listening: A Composer’s Sound Practice. iUniverse, 2005.

—. Anthology of Text Scores. Deep Listening Publications, 2013.

 

Purves, Alex. Homer and the Poetics of Gesture. Oxford University Press, 2019.

 

Newhan, Paul. The Singing Cure: An Introduction to Voice Movement Therapy.

 

Steiner, Rudolf. Eurythmy as Visible Speech. Anthroposophical Publishing, 1956. read

 

Svatmarama. Hatha Yoga Pradipika. Aquarian Press, 1992. read

 

Wellman, Janina. The Form of Becoming: Embryology and the Epistemology of Rhythm. Zone Books.

KINESICS

 

Austin, Gilbert. Chironomia: Or, a Treatise on Rhetorical Delivery: Comprehending Many Precepts, Both Ancient and Modern, for the Proper Regulation of the Voice, the Countenance, and Gesture. W. Bulmer & Company. 1806.

 

Brentari, Diane. A Prosodic Model of Sign Language Phonology.

 

Goldin-Meadow, Susan. Hearing Gesture: How Our Hands Help Us Think. Belknap Press, 2003.

—.Resilience of Language: What Gesture Creation in Deaf Children Can Tell Us About How All Children Learn Language. Routledge, 2005.

 

Kendon, Adam. Gesture: Visible Action as Utterance. Cambridge University, 2004.

 

Lecoq, Jaques. Theatre of Movement and Gesture. Routledge, 2006.

 

Leroi-Gourhan, André. Gesture and Speech. The MIT Press, 1993.

 

Maher, Jane. Seeing Language in Sign. Gallaudet University Press 1996.

 

McNeil, David. Why We Gesture: The Surprising Role Of Hand Movements in Communication. Cambridge University Press, 2016.

—. Hand and Mind: What Gestures Reveal About Thought. University of Chicago Press, 1996.

 

Sheets-Johnstone, Maxine. The Primacy of Movement. John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2011.

TRAUMA

 

Alexander, Jeffrey. Trauma: A Social Theory.

 

Badenoch, Bonnie. The Heart of Trauma. W.W. Norton & Company, 2017.

 

Beaulieu, John. BioSonics, Stress Science, and Nitric Oxide Literature Review. BioSonic Enterprises, Ltd., 2009. read

 

Dana, Deb. Polyvagal Exercises for Safety and Connection. W.W. Norton & Company, 2020.

 

Davoine, Francoise. History Beyond Trauma.

 

Lederach, John Paul. The Moral Imagination: The Art and Soul of Building Peace.

 

Porges, Stephen. The Polyvagal Theory: Neurophysiological Foundations of Emotions, Attachment, and Self-Regulation. W.W. Norton & Company, 2011.

 

Rosenberg, Stanley. Accessing the Healing Power of the Vagus Nerve: Self-Help Exercises for Anxietry, Depression, Trauma, and Autism. North Atlantic Books, 2017.

 

Rothstein, Joseph. Prosody Treatment Program. Pro Ed, 2013.

 

Schulman, Sarah. Conflict is Not Abuse: Overstating Harm, Community Responsibility, and the Duty of Repair.

 

Taussig, Michael. Shamanism, Colonialism, and the Wild Man: A Study in Terror and Healing.

 

Van der Kolk, Bessel. The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma. Penguin Books, 20015.

CONTEMPLATION, COGNITION, CULTURE, CONSCIOUSNESS, CRITICISM

 

 

Abhinavagupta. The Dhvanyaloka of Anandavardhana with the Locana of Abhinavagupta. Harvard University Press, 1990.

 

Al-Ghazali. Deliverance From Error (tr. Muhammad Abulaylah).LinkAl-Ghazali del

Amrita Bindu Upanishad (tr. A. Mahadeva Sastri). Minerva Press, 1898. read

 

Beck, Guy. Sonic Theology: Hinduism and Sacred Sound. University of South Carolina Press, 2009.

 

Berendt, Joachim-Ernst. The World is Sound: Nada Brahma: Music and the Landscape of Consciousness. Destiny Books, 1991.

 

Bi, Wang. A Chinese Reading of the Daodejing (tr. Rudolf G. Wagner). State University of New York Press: Bilingual Edition, 2003.

 

Buhner, Stephen Harrod. The Lost Language of Plants: The Ecological Importance of Plant Medicines for Life on Earth. Chelsea Breen Publishing, 2002.

 

Butler, Judith. The Force of Nonviolence: The Ethical in the Political. Verso, 2020.

 

Connelly, Ben. Inside Vasubandhu’s Yogacara: A Practicioner’s Guide. Wisdom Publications, 2016.

 

Corbin, Henri. Avicenna and the Visionary Recital. University of Dallas, 1980. read

 

De Nicolas, Antonio. Meditations through the Rg Veda. iUniverse, 2003.

 

Dunne, John. Foundations of Dharmakirti’s Philosophy. Wisdom Publications, 2004.

 

Gathas: The Hymns of Zarathushstra (tr. D.J. Irani, foreward by Rabindranath Tagore). read

 

Gemma, Corradi Fiumara. The Other Side of Language: A Philosophy of Listening. Routledge, 1996.

 

Hartman, Saidiya. Scenes of Subjection: Terror, Slavery, and Self-Making in Nineteenth-Century America. Oxford University Press, 1997.

 

Ho, Mae-Wan. Rainbow and the Worm: The Physics of Organisms. Wspc, 2008.

 

Holdrege, Barbara. Veda and Torah: Transcending the Textuality of Scripture. State University of New York Press, 1995.

 

Hooks, Bell. Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom. Routledge, 1994.

 

Hudson, Michael. …and Forgive Them Their Debts: Lending, Foreclosure and Redemption from Bronze Age Finance to the Jubilee Year. Islet, 2018.

—. Killing the Host: How Financial Parasites and Debt Bondage Destroy the Global Economy. Counter-Punch, 2015.

 

Hunt, Valerie. Infinite Mind: Science of the Human Vibrations of Consciousness. Malibu Pub, 1996.

 

Illich, Ivan. The Alphabetization of the Popular Mind. North Point Press, 1988.

 

Kukai. Major Works (tr. Yoshito Hakeda). Columbia University Press, 1972.

 

Lacan, Jacues. Ecrits. W.W. Norton & Company, 2007.

 

Mole, Christopher. Attention Is Cognitive Unison: An Essay in Philosophical Psychology.

 

Moten, Fred. (consent not to be singularity) Black and Blue, Stolen Life, The Universal Machine. Duke University Press Books, 2017-18.

 

Nagarjuna. Nagarjuna’s Middle Way: Mulamadhyamakakarika. Wisdom Publications, 2013.

 

Newen, Albert (ed. et al). The Oxford Handbook of 4E Cognition. Oxford University Press, 2018.

 

Nez, Vangee. Diné Epistemology: Sa’ah Naaghái Bik’eh Hózhóón Teachings. University of New Mexico Digital Repository, 2018. read

 

Padoux, Andre. Vāc: The Concept of the Word in Selected Hindu Tantras. India: Sri Satguru Publications, 2002.

 

Paracelsus. The Hermetic and Alchemical Writings of Paracelsus. Martino Fine Books, 2009.

 

Patton, Laurie. Bringing the Gods to Mind: Mantra and Ritual in Early Indian Sacrifice. University of California Press, 2005.

 

Plato. Cratylus. (various translations)

 

Sefer Yetzirah: the Book of Creation (tr. Aryeh Kaplan). Weiser Books: Revised, Subsequent Edition, 1997.

 

Sells, Michael. Mystical Languages of Unsaying. University of Chicago Press, 1994.

 

Stirner, Max. The Ego and Its Own. 1844. (various translations)

 

Szent-Györgyi, Albert. The Living State: With Observations on Cancer.

 

Thompson, Evan. Waking, Dreaming, Being: Self and Consciousness in Neuroscience, Meditation, and Philosophy. Columbia University Press, 2014.

—. Self, No Self. (ed. With Mark Siderits). Oxford University Press, 2013.

 

Woodroffe, Sir John. The Garland of Letters. Ganish & Company, 1979.

LANGUAGE SCIENCES

 

Catford, J.C. A Practical Introduction to Phonetics. Oxford University Press, 2002.

Derrida, Jacques. Of Grammatology (tr. Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak). Motilal Banarsidass, 1994.

 

Heller, Eric. Why You Hear What You Hear: An Experiential Approach to Sound, Music, and Psychoacoustics. Princeton University Press, 2012.

 

Farina, Almo and Stuart H. Gage (eds.). Ecoacoustics: The Ecological Role of Sounds. Wiley, 2017.

 

Favareau, Donald. Essential Readings in Biosemiotics. Springer 2010.

 

Jacobson, Roman. Six Lectures on Sound and Meaning. The MIT Press, 1976.

—. The Sound Shape of Language. Indiana University Press, 1979.

 

Johnson, Keith. Acoustic and Auditory Phonetics. Wiley-Blackwell.

 

Kemmerer, David. Cognitive Neuroscience of Language. Psychology Press, 2014.

 

Pourciau, Sarah. The Writing of Spirit: Soul, System, and the Roots of Language Science.

 

Reetz Henning and Allard Jongman. Phonetics: Transcription, Production, Acoustics, and Perception. Wiley-Blackwell, 2008.

 

Sampson, Geoffrey. The ‘Language Instinct’ Debate. Continuum, 2005.

 

Saussure,  Ferdinand. Course in General Linguistics. Open Court, 1998.

 

Sherzer, Joel. Kuna Ways of Speaking. University of Texas Press, 1990.

 

Snell, Gretchen Wegner. The Power of Vibrational Medicine: Healing with the Bioacoustics of Nature. Independently Published, 2019.

 

Stocker, Michael. Hear Where We Are: Sound, Ecology, and Sense of Place. Springer, 2013.

 

Thaut, Michael. Rhythm, Music, and the Brain: Scientific Foundations and Clinical Applications.

 

Vihman, Marilyn May. Phonological Development: The First Two Years. Wiley-Blackwell, 2014.

 

Weber, Andreas. Biopoetics: Towards an Existential Ecology (Biosemiotics). Springer, 2016

 

Williams, Colin. SL- is for Sleaze but Sn- is for Sneeze!: The Meaning Behind English Consonant Clusters. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2018.

 

Yust, Jason. Organized Time: Rhythm, Tonality, and Form. Oxford.

 

Zsiga, Elizabeth C. The Sounds of Language: An introduction to Phonetics and Phonology. Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.