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Phonetics & Phonics

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  • Evolutionary Phonologyby Juliette Blevins

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 71.00

    Explores the nature of sound change in human language over the past 7000?8000 years. more...

  • Phonology in Contextby Professor Martha C. Pennington

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 43.00

    Phonology in Context takes a fresh look at phonology in a range of real-world contexts that go beyond traditional concerns and challenge existing assumptions and practices. It brings together research and theory from a range of research areas to suggest new directions for the field. more...

  • The Handbook of English Linguisticsby Bas Aarts; April McMahon

    Wiley 2008; US$ 239.95

    The Handbook of English Linguistics is a collection of articles written by leading specialists on all core areas of English linguistics that provides a state-of-the-art account of research in the field. Brings together articles from the core areas of English linguistics, including syntax, phonetics, phonology, morphology, as well as variation,... more...

  • Optimality Theoryby Alan Prince; Paul Smolensky

    Wiley 2008; US$ 147.95

    This book is the final version of the widely-circulated 1993 Technical Report that introduces a conception of grammar in which well-formedness is defined as optimality with respect to a ranked set of universal constraints. Final version of the widely circulated 1993 Technical Report that was the seminal work in Optimality Theory, never before available... more...

  • Optimality Theory in Phonologyby John J. McCarthy

    Wiley 2008; US$ 180.95

    Optimality Theory in Phonology: A Reader is a collection of readings on this important new theory by leading figures in the field, including a lengthy excerpt from Prince and Smolensky’s never-before-published Optimality Theory: Constraint Interaction in Generative Grammar . Compiles the most important readings about Optimality Theory... more...

  • The Pronunciation of Englishby Charles W. Kreidler

    Wiley 2008; US$ 144.95

    This revised second edition provides an introduction to the phonetics and phonology of English. It incorporates all central aspects of research in the phonology of English and involves the reader at every step, with over 80 exercises leading students to discover facts, to formulate general statements, and to apply concepts. Discusses the nature... more...

  • Righting the Mother Tongueby David Wolman

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99

    ?A funny and fact-filled look at our astoundingly inconsistent written language, from Shakespeare to spell-check.? ? St. Petersburg Times   David Wolman explores seven hundred years of trial, error, and reform that have made the history of English spelling a jumbled and fascinating mess. In Righting the Mother Tongue, the author of... more...

  • Meter in Poetryby Nigel Fabb; Morris Halle

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 43.00

    The first book to offer a universal linguistic theory of poetic meter. more...

  • Perzeption und kognitive Verarbeitung der Sprechmelodieby Oliver Niebuhr

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 196.00

    The study presented here is concerned with the speech melody of (Standard) German and examines three central units of speech melody which occur with stressed words. They convey attitudinal meanings which indicate whether what is being said in the speaker?s argument should be interpreted as given, new or unexpected. more...

  • The Discourse Potential of Underspecified Structuresby Anita Steube

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 210.00

    The volume demonstrates the interdependence of man?s language capacity and his other conceptual capacities. This enables linguistic structures to be minimalised, and for extra-linguistic domains to provide much of the interpretations of sound and meaning. Underspecification is demonstrated in the word formation of Indo-European, Late Archaic Chinese... more...