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Dudley Knight is Professor Emeritus of Drama at the University of California, Irvine. He has had an extensive stage career that includes major roles in regional theatres along with hundreds of roles in film, television, radio, and voice-over. He is certified as master teacher of Fitzmaurice Voicework and has enjoyed a 40 year career as voice, speech, text, and dialect teacher and voice/text director for professional theatre. He conducts workshops and lectures on voice and speech for actors and voice teachers nationwide and is Currently Editor-in-Chief of Voice and Speech Review.
Table of Contents
|Making Sounds||p. 1|
|The space that shapes sound||p. 11|
|From silence to sound||p. 21|
|The muscles that shape sound: the tool kit||p. 35|
|"Phthong" shaping||p. 65|
|Obstruents: obstructing the flow||p. 71|
|Finding language||p. 77|
|Exploring the limits: Outlandish||p. 79|
|Obstruents within language||p. 83|
|The physical actions of obstruents in language||p. 85|
|The empty obstruent chart||p. 93|
|Making your own language||p. 99|
|An interlude: a daily articulation warm-up||p. 111|
|Writing it down||p. 119|
|Writing the consonants||p. 123|
|Sound to word||p. 155|
|Writing the vowels||p. 165|
|American vowel phonemes||p. 179|
|New vowels for diphthongs||p. 185|
|All the vowel phonemes||p. 193|
|Mid-central offglide diphthongs||p. 207|
|Polysyllabic words||p. 213|
|Connected speech||p. 221|
|The skills of intelligibilty||p. 235|
|Formal and informal speech||p. 237|
|Consonant skills||p. 253|
|Vowel skills||p. 279|
|Putting it all together||p. 295|
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