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  • Alternative Sets in Language Processingby Nicole Gotzner

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 52.48

    This book presents a novel experimental approach to investigating the mental representation of linguistic alternatives. Combining theoretical and psycholinguistic questions concerning the nature of alternative sets, it sheds new light on the theory of focus and the cognitive mechanisms underlying the processing of alternatives. In a series of language... more...

  • Phonologieby Georg Heike

    J.B. Metzler 2017; US$ 6.85


  • Phonographieby Rudolf Mahrer

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 137.99

    La collection Études de linguistique française (ELF), publiée avec l’appui scientifique de l’Institut de Linguistique Française (ILF), est ouverte aux monographies scientifiques qui se donnent comme objet de recherche principal la langue française, laquelle est entendue dans toute sa diversité historique et variationnelle. Dans cette perspective,... more...

  • Morphological Length and Prosodically Defective Morphemesby Eva Zimmermann

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 98.99

    This book examines specific sound changes that cannot be explained by phonological means alone but crucially rely on morphological information. It offers a unified theoretical account of these phenomena as well as a rich database of attested patterns in the world's languages. more...

  • Creating and Digitizing Language Corporaby J. Beal; David Denison; K. Corrigan; H. Moisl

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2007; US$ 115.47

    A range of electronic corpora has become accessible via the WWW and CD-ROM. This coincides with improvements in standards governing the collecting, encoding and archiving of such data. This book develops similar standards for enriching and preserving 'unconventional' data': the fragmentary texts and voices left to us as accidents of history. more...

  • Creating and Digitizing Language Corporaby J. Beal; K. Corrigan; H. Moisl

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2007; US$ 115.47

    A range of electronic corpora is increasingly accessible via the WWW and CD-ROM. This development coincided with improved standards governing the collecting, encoding and archiving of such data. This book looks at developing similar standards for enriching and preserving unconventional data: dialects, child language and bilingual databases. more...

  • Linguistic Areasby Y. Matras; April McMahon; N. Vincent

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2006; US$ 131.22

    The contributors to this collection address issues of definition and theory of linguistic areas, analyze the process of convergence, and introduce methods to assess the impact of language contact across geographical zones. New case studies are accompanied by discussions that revisit some of the more well-established linguistic areas. more...

  • English Pronunciation in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuriesby C. Jones

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2005; US$ 199.45

    This work provides a detailed account of word level pronunciation in England and Scotland between 1700 and 1900. All major and minor source materials are presented in depth and there is a close discussion of contemporary attitudes to pronunciation standards and orthographic reform. The materials are presented in three chronological periods: 1700-1750,... more...

  • Linguistic Fieldworkby Claire Bowern

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2007; US$ 36.73

    This is a practical guide to all aspects of linguistic fieldwork. It not only discusses techniques for working on the phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and discourse of an undescribed language, but also considers field technology, grant application preparation, ethical research methods and problems which might arise when in the field. more...

  • Speech Rate, Pause and Sociolinguistic Variationby T. Kendall

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2013; US$ 91.33

    This book provides a fascinating account of the psycholinguistic and social factors behind variation in speech timing in US English. With detailed discussions of its methods and data, it also acts as a valuable model for conducting corpus (socio)phonetic research. more...