An Introduction to Phonetics and Phonology / Edition 3

An Introduction to Phonetics and Phonology / Edition 3

by John Clark, Collin Yallop, Janet Fletcher, Janet Fletcher
     
 

Now available in a fully revised third edition, this comprehensive introduction to phonetics and phonology familiarizes the reader with detailed knowledge of articulatory and acoustic phonetics as well as the foundations of phonological analysis. Featuring numerous figures throughout, it assumes no prior knowledge of the subject.

The new edition contains a number

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Now available in a fully revised third edition, this comprehensive introduction to phonetics and phonology familiarizes the reader with detailed knowledge of articulatory and acoustic phonetics as well as the foundations of phonological analysis. Featuring numerous figures throughout, it assumes no prior knowledge of the subject.

The new edition contains a number of valuable changes, including:

  • Updated chapters on the anatomy, physiology, and acoustics of speech production, which include recent research findings
  • A thorough revision of the chapter on speech perception
  • An expanded chapter on prosody, including a major section on autosegmental-metrical models of intonation
  • Additional material on theoretical phonology, including a new section on constraint-based theories, including Optimality Theory

Integrating new findings, theories, and references, the third edition of An Introduction to Phonetics and Phonology is the most thorough and complete resource on the subject to date.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405130837
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/28/2006
Series:
Blackwell Textbooks in Linguistics Series
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
504
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.02(d)

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Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
Preface to the Second Edition
List of Abbreviations
1Introduction1
2Segmental Articulation10
3Units of Speech56
4The Phonemic Organization of Speech82
5The Generative Approach to Phonology128
6The Anatomy and Physiology of Speech Production161
7The Acoustics of Speech Production206
8Speech Perception301
9Prosody328
10Feature Systems364
11The Progress of Phonology385
Appendix 1: Phonetic Symbols422
Appendix 2: Features429
References435
Index455

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