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Phonetics & Phonics

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  • A Guide to Speech Production and Perceptionby Mark Tatham; Katherine Morton

    Edinburgh University Press 2011; US$ 40.00

    What roles do the speaker and the listener play in communication processes? Providing an overall system view, this innovative textbook explains how those working in the area think about speech.Emphasising contextual and environmental perspectives, Tatham and Morton lead you through classical and modern phonetics alongside discussion of cognitive and... more...

  • Introducing Phonologyby David Odden

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 36.00

    This thoroughly revised edition provides a clear and practical introduction to phonology, the study of sound patterns in language. more...

  • Introducing Performative Pragmaticsby Douglas Robinson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95

    Robinson's student-friendly introduction to pragmatics explores a diverse range of approaches to this action-oriented study of language. Discussion questions, an on-line teacher's guide and short biographies of key figures aid further study. more...

  • Distinctiveness, Coercion and Sonorityby Bruce Moren

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 150.00

    First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Word Stressby Harry van der Hulst

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 88.00

    A team of world-renowned phonologists present new perspectives on word stress, exploring stress as a phenomenon, data selection, and analysis. more...

  • A Guide to Morphosyntax-Phonology Interface Theoriesby Tobias Scheer

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 238.00

    This book reviews the history of the interface between morpho-syntax and phonology roughly since World War II. Structuralist and generative interface thinking is presented chronologically, but also theory by theory from the point of view of a historically interested observer who however in the last third of the book distills lessons in order to assess... more...

  • Phonology in Perceptionby Paul Boersma; Silke Hamann

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 182.00

    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 fields of loanword... more...

  • Strength Relations in Phonologyby Kuniya Nasukawa; Phillip Backley

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 168.00

    This collection of papers explores the theme of phonological strength. The general notion of strength plays a central role in explaining a variety of apparently disparate phonological effects relating to language acquisition, tone and pitch accent patterns, as well as segmental distribution. The authors analyze data from a wide range of languages and... more...

  • Hispano-romanisches Namenbuchby Lidia Becker

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 405.00

    The introduction provides an overview of medieval personal nomenclature and of linguistic structures. There are some 110 entries in the dictionary; besides commentaries on cultural and linguistic history, they contain representative lists of instances of the names from editions of medieval documents. The commentaries deal with etymology, the motives... more...

  • A Figure of Speechby William J. Hardcastle; Janet Mackenzie Beck

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    Throughout the world, there are phoneticians who have been influenced by the teaching, research, and writings of John Laver. Many have worked with him personally, and most of the contributors to this book are people with whom he has had special links or whose involvement represents an appreciation of the breadth of Laver's interests. While the book... more...