Introductory Phonology / Edition 1

Introductory Phonology / Edition 1

by Bruce Hayes
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1405184124

ISBN-13: 9781405184120

Pub. Date: 09/02/2008

Publisher: Wiley

Introductory Phonology provides an exceptional foundation to the field for those who are coming to it for the first time. Developed and tested through years of experience and use, it emphasizes analysis of phonological data as well as the scientific context in which phonological analysis takes place. Hayes explains the analytical methods clearly as well as discussing

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Introductory Phonology provides an exceptional foundation to the field for those who are coming to it for the first time. Developed and tested through years of experience and use, it emphasizes analysis of phonological data as well as the scientific context in which phonological analysis takes place. Hayes explains the analytical methods clearly as well as discussing the larger questions of what phonological patterns reveal about language.
The book includes numerous student-friendly features, including multi-part exercises and suggestions for further reading. The chapters include annotated bibliographies with reference sources, which will help both instructors and students increase their depth of knowledge of the theories and languages covered. Accessibly and succinctly written by a renowned phonologist, this volume is an ideal first course book in phonology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405184120
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/02/2008
Series:
Blackwell Textbooks in Linguistics Series, #11
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface.

1. Phonetics.

2. Phonemic analysis.

3. More on phonemes.

4. Features.

5. Morphology.

6. Phonological alternation I.

7. Phonological alternation II.

8. Morphophonemic analysis.

9. Productivity.

10. The role of morphology and syntax.

11. Diachrony and synchrony.

12. Abstractness.

13. Syllables.

14. Stress, stress rules, and syllable weight.

15. Tone and intonation.

Appendix: On phonology problems

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