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Book: Culture and Gender of Voice Pitch

Chapter: Impressionistic observations of men’s and women’s voice

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.21268


This chapter contains the author's collection of the impressionistic portrayals of men’s and women’s voice pitch characteristics in Japan and the United States as found in novels, handbooks, and scholars’ comments. The Japanese materials date back from as early as eleventh-century Japan, while American materials date back only to the seventeenth century.

Chapter Contributors

  • Ikuko Patricia Yuasa ( - book-auth-350) 'University of Iowa'