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Phonetics & Phonics

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  • 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...

  • Culture and Gender of Voice Pitchby Ikuko Patricia Yuasa

    Equinox Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 76.00

    The major task of the book is a sociophonetic exploration of voice pitch characteristics of speakers across the cultures of Japan and America. more...

  • Hidden Generalizationsby John J. McCarthy

    Equinox Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 37.95

    Hidden Generalizations is the first monograph devoted exclusively to the problem of phonological opacity. Opacity arises when the conditions for or results of an active phonological process are not evident in the speech signal. Opacity is particularly important in Optimality Theory, which lacks the standard means of analyzing opacity, rule ordering. more...

  • The Phonological Enterpriseby Mark Hale; Charles Reiss

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 48.99

    Mark Hale and Charles Reiss present a fundamental critique of the phonological enterprise. They examine the nature of phonological acquisition and its relation to an innate acquisition device, consider the distinction between competence and performance, and evaluate competing explanations of diachronic phonology. - ;This book scrutinizes recent work... more...

  • Experimental Approaches to Phonologyby Maria-Josep Sole; Patrice Speeter Beddor; Manjari Ohala

    Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 64.99

    This book provides fresh insights into the findings and theoretical advances that emerge from experimental investigation of phonological structure and phonological knowledge as well as a critical perspective on experimental techniques and methods in the perception, production, and modeling of speech. - ;This wide-ranging survey of experimental methods... more...

  • Dictionary of Linguistics and Phoneticsby David Crystal

    John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 2009; US$ 116.95

    David Crystal's A Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics has long been the standard single-volume reference for its field. Now available in its sixth edition, it has been revised and updated to reflect the latest terms in the field. Includes in excess of 5,100 terms, grouped into over 3,000 entries Coverage reflects recommendations by a team of... more...

  • Doing Optimality Theoryby John J. McCarthy

    John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 2009; US$ 109.95

    Doing Optimality Theory brings together examples and practical, detailed advice for undergraduates and graduate students working in linguistics. Given that the basic premises of Optimality Theory are markedly different from other linguistic theories, this book presents the analytic techniques and new ways of thinking and theorizing that are required.... more...

  • The Phonology of Mongolianby Jan-Olof Svantesson; Anna Tsendina; Anastasia Karlsson; Vivan Franzen

    Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 49.99

    This book provides both the first comprehensive description of the phonology and phonetics of Standard Mongolian and the first account in any language of the historical phonology of the Mongolian group of languages. - ;This book provides (a) the first comprehensive description of the phonology and phonetics of Standard Mongolian, known as the Halh... more...