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Phonetics & Phonics

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  • The Phonetics?Phonology Interfaceby Joaquín Romero; María Riera

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 149.00

    The Autosegmental-Metrical framework (AM) assumes that a distinction needs to be made between linguistic phonological information (categorical) and paralinguistic phonetic information (gradient) in intonation. However, empirical evidence supporting this assumption has proved to be elusive so far. In this study we analysed whether the theoretical distinction... more...

  • Metrical Mythsby M. E. Loots

    Springer Netherlands 2014; US$ 75.93

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  • Approaches to Metaphony in the Languages of Italyby Francesc Torres-Tamarit; Kathrin Linke; Marc van Oostendorp

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 108.43

    This volume presents current work on a topic in Romance linguistics that still informs linguistic theory to this day: metaphony in the languages of Italy. Papers discuss fundamental research topics such as phonological opacity in the light of chain shifts, post-tonic harmony and consonant transparency, the role of morphosyntax in the typology... more...

  • A History of English Phonologyby Charles Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 73.95

    This is an attempt to view historical phonological change as an ongoing, recurrent process. The author sees like events occurring at all periods, a phenomenon which he considers is disguised by too great a reliance upon certain characteristics of the scholarly tradition. Thus he argues that those innovations arrived at by speakers of the English language... more...

  • Negotiating Languagesby Walter Hakala

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 64.99

    Prior to the nineteenth century, South Asian dictionaries, glossaries, and vocabularies reflected a hierarchical vision of nature and human society. By the turn of the twentieth century, the modern dictionary had democratized and politicized language. Compiled scientifically? through historical principles,? the modern dictionary became a concrete... more...

  • Prosodic Orientation in English Conversationby Beatrice Szczepek Reed

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2006; US$ 112.17

    The first study, based on instances of everyday talk, to analyze prosodic orientation, a conversational strategy by which speakers design their speaking voice according to the vocal patterns used by their conversational partners. The book explores forms and functions of prosodic orientation, and offers a new perspective on prosody in conversation. more...

  • Strength Relations in Phonologyby Kuniya Nasukawa; Phillip Backley

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 162.67

    The architecture of the human language faculty has been one of the main foci of the linguistic research of the last half century. This branch of linguistics, broadly known as Generative Grammar, is concerned with the formulation of explanatory formal accounts of linguistic phenomena with the ulterior goal of gaining insight into the properties... more...

  • The Contrastive Hierarchy in Phonologyby B. Elan Dresher

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 46.00

    A fascinating account of both the logic and history of contrast in phonology. more...

  • Hispano-romanisches Namenbuchby Lidia Becker

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 346.06

    Die Buchreihe ?Patronymica Romanica? ist das Publikationsorgan des Forschungsprojekts ?Dictionnaire historique de l?anthroponymie romane?, als dessen Ergebnis sukzessive das gleichnamige Wörterbuch in 6 Bänden erscheint. Neben den namenskundlichen Quellen (Steuer- und Melderegister) werden v.a. Studien aus dem weiten Feld der wissenschaftlichen... more...

  • Phonology in Perceptionby Paul Boersma; Silke Hamann

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 173.52

    This book investigates the extent to which phonological knowledge plays a role in speech perception. The speech perception process is formalized within the theoretical frameworks of Natural Phonology, Optimality Theory, and the Neigbourhood Activation Model. Examples come from the perception of segments, stress, and intonation in the... more...