Popular music singing as referee design

Andy Gibson, Allan Bell

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationStyle-shifting in public
Subtitle of host publicationnew perspectives on stylistic variation
EditorsJuan Manuel Hernández-Campoy, Juan Antonio Cutillas-Espinosa
Place of PublicationAmsterdam
PublisherJohn Benjamins Publishing Company
Number of pages26
ISBN (Electronic)9789027274878
ISBN (Print)9789027234896
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameStudies in Language Variation


  • English language (Modern)
  • stylistics
  • phonetics
  • American English dialect
  • vowels
  • New Zealand English dialect
  • singing
  • folk literature
  • folk poetry
  • folk song
  • popular song
  • New Zealand
  • dialect
  • linguistic approach

Cite this

Gibson, A., & Bell, A. (2012). Popular music singing as referee design. In J. M. Hernández-Campoy, & J. A. Cutillas-Espinosa (Eds.), Style-shifting in public: new perspectives on stylistic variation (pp. 139-164). (Studies in Language Variation; Vol. 9). Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company. https://doi.org/10.1075/silv.9.08gib