title: binarity and ternarity
in metrical theory: parametic extensions
author: a tragically messy
situation, whereby the work gets cited with any of the following:
"curtis calvin rice"
"curtis c. rice"
"curtis rice" "curt
i myself have started
citing all my work as "curt rice" - but i know that's
a far from perfect solution.
of texas, austin
other committee members:
armin mester, björn
you can order a hard copy
of the dissertation from umi
(to find it, search on 'curtis rice')
i've scanned in a hard
copy, but it's scanned in as a picture, which means it lacks the
convenience of being able to search it or of being able to cut and
paste. such disadvantages not withstanding, this at least has the
merit of making it available, and the table of contents is fairly
specific, so that might help you find what you're looking for.
& contents ] [ chapter 1 ]
[ chapter 2 ] [ chapter
3 ] [ chapter 4 ] [ chapter
5 & references ]
this is a pre-optimality
theory dissertation about a metrical theory of stress assignment,
and it looks especially at cases of alternating ternary rhythm.
the most detailed study in the dissertation is about stress and
related effects in the chugach dialect of alutiiq.