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Phonology in Generative Grammar (94 Edition)

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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reinforcing the basic concepts and principles, illustrations from a variety of languages based on published and unpublished materials, a survey of all the major lines of research in phonological theory, and an extensive bibliography.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.

Synopsis:

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), with emphasis on the past ten years.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [663]-684) and indexes.

About the Author

Michael Kenstowicz is Professor of Linguistics at MIT. He taught previously at the University of Venice and at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. He is author (with Charles Kisseberth) of Generative Phonology (1979).

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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781557864260
Author:
Kenstowicz, Michael
Publisher:
Wiley-Blackwell
Author:
Kenstowicz, Michael J.
Author:
Kenstowicz
Location:
Cambridge, MA :
Subject:
Grammar
Subject:
Phonetics & Phonics
Subject:
Grammar, Comparative and general
Subject:
Generative grammar
Subject:
Grammar & Punctuation
Subject:
Linguistics
Subject:
Grammar, Comparative and general -- Phonology.
Subject:
Linguistics - Phonetics & Phonology
Subject:
Reference-Grammar and Style
Subject:
Theoretical Linguistics
Copyright:
Series:
Blackwell Textbooks in Linguistics
Series Volume:
7
Publication Date:
January 1994
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
720
Dimensions:
9.58x6.68x1.53 in. 2.68 lbs.

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