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Phonetics & Phonics

  • Features in Phonology and Phoneticsby Annie Rialland; Rachid Ridouane; Harry van der Hulst

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    This book intends to place Nick Clements? contribution to Feature Theory in a historical and contemporary context and to introduce some of his unpublished manuscripts as well as new work with colleagues collected in this book. more...

  • The Segment in Phonetics and Phonologyby Eric Raimy; Charles E. Cairns

    Wiley 2015; US$ 99.95

    The Segment in Phonetics and Phonology unravels exactly what the segment is and on what levels it exists, approaching the study of the segment with theoretical, empirical, and methodological heterogeneity as its guiding principle. A deliberately eclectic approach to the study of the segment that investigates exactly what the segment is and... more...

  • Rhythm in Cognition and Grammarby Ralf Vogel; Ruben Vijver

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    The book contains a collection of papers dealing with the question of how rhythm shapes language. Until now, there was no comprehensive theory that addressed these findings adequately. By bringing together researchers from many different fields, this book will make a first attempt to fill this gap. more...

  • Handbook of Japanese Phonetics and Phonologyby Haruo Kubozono

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 419.00

    This volume is the first comprehensive handbook of Japanese phonetics and phonology describing all the basic phonetic and phonological structures of modern Japanese with main focus on standard Tokyo Japanese. While reviewing important studies in the fields over the past century, it also presents a summary of interesting questions that... more...

  • The Emergence of Creole Syllable Structureby Mareile Schramm

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    This book presents an empirical study of syllable structure and phonotactic restructuring in six Caribbean creoles with Dutch, English and French as main lexifier languages. It is shown that, although some structures are more commonly permitted than others, there is considerable cross-creole variation, especially with respect to word-final... more...

  • Syllable and Word Languagesby Javier Caro Reina; Renata Szczepaniak

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 168.00

    The typology of syllable and word languages is based on a multi-layered and hierarchically structured phonological model. The main claim is that the phonological make-up of a language depends on the relevance of the prosodic categories ? with the syllable and the phonological word being typologically most important. The contributions discuss... more...

  • Sounds Interestingby J. C. Wells

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 20.00

    Sounds Interesting explores a range of current and widely researched topics such as pronunciation, teaching, intonation, spelling, and accents. more...

  • Patterns of Spoken Englishby Gerald Knowles

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    First published in 1987. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Generative and Non-Linear Phonologyby Durand Jacques

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 83.95

    Generative phonology is a developing field of linguistics, and is producing both rival interpretations and models. This book provides a clear and accessible evaluation of the debate. It provides a detailed overview of the main models, revealing that they are often complimentary rather than contradictory, and how these can be interconnect and be used... more...

  • Frontiers of Phonologyby Jacques Durand; Francis Katamba

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 88.95

    Frontiers of Phonology is a collection of essays that present a selective overview of trends in the linguistic analysis of sound structure. The essays are written by specialists from Europe, Canada and the USA and discuss issues from three broad areas of phonology: the nature and representation of phonological features; the role and structure of... more...