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Phonetics & Phonics

  • Alternative Sets in Language Processingby Nicole Gotzner

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 47.72

    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...

  • Sociolinguistics in Walesby Mercedes Durham; Jonathan Morris

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 84.91

    This volume showcases recent sociolinguistic research about Wales and offers contributions from scholars working on Welsh, English and other languages spoken in the country. The chapters present a range of frameworks and methodologies used in sociolinguistics and apply them to the Welsh linguistic context. This context is very distinctive compared... more...

  • Intonation in African Tone Languagesby Laura J. Downing; Annie Rialland

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 106.10

    This volume brings together two under-investigated areas of intonation typology. While tone languages make up to 70 percent of the world?s languages, only few have been explored for intonation. And even though one third of the world?s languages are spoken in Africa, and most sub-Saharan languages are tone languages, recent collections on tone and... more...

  • Intonation and Prosodic Structureby Caroline Féry

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 100.00

    This book provides a state-of-the-art survey of intonation and prosody from a phonological perspective, for advanced students and researchers in phonology. more...

  • Dimensions of Phonological Stressby Jeffrey Heinz; Rob Goedemans; Harry van der Hulst

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 100.00

    Top researchers explore the nature of stress and accent patterns in languages, especially the nature of their representations and how people learn them. more...

  • The Morphosyntax-Phonology Connectionby Vera Gribanova; Stephanie S. Shih

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 97.99

    The essays in this volume address a core question regarding the structure of linguistic systems: how much access do the grammatical components - syntax, morphology and phonology - have to each other? more...

  • Phonologyby Robert Kennedy

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 28.00

    This thoughtfully ordered introduction to a wide range of phonological phenomena is accessibly written to assist student understanding. more...

  • Sounds Fascinatingby J. C. Wells

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 22.00

    Is that really how people say that? What a fascinating sound! more...

  • Negotiating Languagesby Walter Hakala

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 64.99

    Prior to the nineteenth century, South Asian dictionaries, glossaries, and vocabularies reflected a hierarchical vision of nature and human society. By the turn of the twentieth century, the modern dictionary had democratized and politicized language. Compiled scientifically? through historical principles,? the modern dictionary became a concrete... more...

  • A History of English Phonologyby Charles Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 73.95

    This is an attempt to view historical phonological change as an ongoing, recurrent process. The author sees like events occurring at all periods, a phenomenon which he considers is disguised by too great a reliance upon certain characteristics of the scholarly tradition. Thus he argues that those innovations arrived at by speakers of the English language... more...