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Phonology in Generative Grammar / Edition 1
     

Phonology in Generative Grammar / Edition 1

by Michael Kenstowicz
 

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ISBN-10: 1557864268

ISBN-13: 2901557864269

Pub. Date: 01/14/1994

Publisher: Wiley

This is the most comprehensive and current introduction to phonological theory and analysis. Presupposing only minimal background in linguistics, the book introduces the basic concepts and principles of phonological analysis and then systematically develops the major innovations in the generative model since Chomsky and Halle's Sound Patterns of English (1968).

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This is the most comprehensive and current introduction to phonological theory and analysis. Presupposing only minimal background in linguistics, the book introduces the basic concepts and principles of phonological analysis and then systematically develops the major innovations in the generative model since Chomsky and Halle's Sound Patterns of English (1968). Careful study of the text will enable the student to read the current scholarly literature with critical understanding and some perspective. Some unique features of the book include a set of exercises reinforcing the basic concepts and principles, illustrations from a variety of languages based on published and unpublished materials, a survey of all the major lines of research in phonological theory, and an extensive bibliography.

Phonology in Generative Grammar is supported by an instructor's manual.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2901557864269
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/14/1994
Series:
Blackwell Textbooks in Linguistics Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
720

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Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgements.

Introduction.

1. The Sounds of Speech.

2. Phonological Rules and Representations.

3. Phonoligical Alternations and Derivations.

4. The Phonetic Foundations of Phonology.

5. Lexical Phonology.

6. The Syllable and the Syllabification.

7. Autosegmental Phonology.

8. The Phonological Skeleton.

9. Feature Geometry, Underspecification, and Constraints.

10. Stress.

11. Prododic Morphology.

References.

Abbreviations.

Language Index.

Subject Index.

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