The Cambridge Handbook of Phonology, 1st Edition

  • Paul V De Lacy
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  • ISBN-10: 0511481152
  • ISBN-13: 9780511481154
  • DDC: 414
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 708 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released November 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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Overview

Phonology - the study of how the sounds of speech are represented in our minds - is one of the core areas of linguistic theory. This state-of-the-art handbook brings together the world's leading experts in phonology to present the most comprehensive and detailed overview of the field to date.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Contributors.
Acknowledgements.
Introduction: Aims and Content.
1: Themes in Phonology.
2: Conceptual Issues.
3: The Pursuit of Theory.
4: Functionalism in Phonology.
5: Markedness in Phonology.
6: Derivations and Levels of Representation.
7: Representation.
8: Contrast.
9: Prosody.
10: The Syllable.
11: Feet and Metrical Stress.
12: Tone.
13: Intonation.
14: The Interaction of Tone, Sonority, and Prosodic Structure.
15: Segmental Phenomena.
16: Segmental Features.
17: Local Assimilation and Constraint Interaction.
18: Harmony.
19: Dissimilation in Grammar and the Lexicon.
20: Internal Interfaces.
21: The Phonetics–Phonology Interface.
22: The Syntax–Phonology Interface.
23: Morpheme Position.
24: Reduplication.
25: External Interfaces.
26: Diachronic Phonology.
27: Variation and Optionality.
28: Acquiring Phonology.
29: Learnability.
30: Phonological Impairment in Children and Adults.
References.
Index of Subjects.
Index of Languages.