The intellectual and empirical reasoning presented in this treatise, however, gives rise to scepticism with respect to this understanding of the sound of the vowel. The reflections and materials presented provide reason to argue that, up to now, a comprehensible theory of the acoustics of the voice and of voiced speech sounds is lacking, and consequently, no satisfying understanding of vowels as an achievement and particular formal accomplishment of the voice exists. Thus, the question of the acoustics of the vowel – and with it the question of the acoustics of the voice itself – proves to be an unresolved fundamental problem.
Bibliographic information published by die Deutsche Nationalbibliothek
Die Deutsche Nationalbibliothek lists this publication in the Deutsche Nationalbibliografie; detailed bibliographic data is available on the Internet at ‹http://dnb.d-nb.de›.
British Library Cataloguing-in-Publication Data: A catalogue record for this book is available from The British Library, Great Britain
Library of Congress Control Number: 2015959255
Published with the support of the Swiss National Science Foundation within the scope of the pilot project OAPEN-CH.
It is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution, Noncommercial, No Derivatives (CC-BY-NC-ND). License, which permits any non-commercial use, and distribution, provided no modifications are made and the original author(s) and source are credited.
Published as volume 12 of the series subTexte, edited by Anton Rey, Institute for the Performing Arts and Film, University of the Arts, Zurich. www.zhdk.ch/index.php?id=subtexte
Layout and cover design: Jacques Borel, Zurich
|ISBN 978-3-0343-2031-3 pb.||ISBN 978-3-0351-0912-2 eBook|
© Peter Lang AG, International Academic Publishers, Bern 2016
Hochfeldstrasse 32, CH-3012 Bern, Switzerland
All rights reserved.
All parts of this publication are protected by copyright.
Any utilisation outside the strict limits of the copyright law, without the permission of the publisher, is forbidden and liable to prosecution.