Synopses & Reviews
This volume explains the generative approach to phonological analysis and theory through a rigorous examination of data from a diverse sample of languages. It will give students the theoretical background necessary to read the phonological literature critically, and the analytical tools required for describing phonological structure.
Table of Contents
Preliminaries. Phological Rules and Representations. Alternations. Phonological Sketches. Evidence and Motivation. The Problem of Abstractness. The Representation of Sounds. Rule Interaction. Notation. The Role of Syntax and the Lexicon in Phonology. References. Language Index. Subject Index.