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Critical Concepts

ISBN 9780415203449
Published November 29, 2000 by Routledge
3416 Pages

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Book Description

Phonology: Critical Concepts, the first such anthology to appear in thirty years and the largest ever published, brings together over a hundred previously published book chapters and articles from professional journals. These have been chosen for their importance in the exploration of theoretical questions, with some preference for essays that are not easily accessible.
Divided into sections, each part is preceded by a brief introduction which aims to point out the problems addressed by the various articles and show their relations to one another.

Table of Contents

Volume I: A Variety of Viewpoints in Phonology  General Introduction  1. Ancient Indian Phonetics   2. The Beginning of Phonological Terminology in Arabic Solomon I.  3. The Origin and Early Development of Chinese Phonological Theory  4. Phonetics Versus Phonology: The Prague School and beyond  5. Roman Jakobson and the Growth of Phonology  6. The Technique of Prosodic Analysis  7. The Principles of Phonologic Analysics  8. Prolegomena to a Theory of Phonology  9. Phonological "Neutralization" in Classical and Stratificational Theories.  10. Introduction to the Formal Analysis of Natural Languages  11. A Sketch of English Phonology and Phonological Theory  12. Why Phonology isn't "Natural"  13. Generative Phonology vs. Finnish Phonology: Retrospect and Prospect  14. A Systemic Interpretation of Peking Syllable Finals  15. Phonological Hierarchy in a Four-Cell Tagmemic Representation from Poem to Phoneme Class  16. Explaining Natural Phonology  17. Sixteen Possible Types of Natural Phonological Processes  18. Dependency Phonology  19. Contrastivity and Non-Specification in a Dependency Phonology of English John Anderson Volume II: From Features to Underspecification General Introduction 20. Vowels of the World's Languages  21. Panini and the Distinctive Features  22. Distinctive Features Theory  23. Phonological Features: Problems and Proposals 24. The Simplex-Feature Hypothesis  25. Two English Vowel Movements: A Particle Analysis  26. The Geometry of Phonological Features  27. Feature Geometry and the Vocal Tract Samuel 28. Consonant Place Features  29. Palatization as Corono-Dorsalization: Evidence from Polish  30. The Phonetics and Phonology of Semitic Pharyngeals  31. Underspecification, Natural Classes, and the Sonority  32. Aspects of Underspecification Theory 33. On the Bases of Radical Underspecification  34. Underspecification and Markedness Volume III: Syllables and Multi-Level Analyses General Introduction 35. Immediate Constituents of Mazateco Syllables  36. Syllables  37. How to Derive the Sonority Syllable from the Prototypical Peak  38. The Syllable in Phonological Theory  39. Einige Argumente Gegen die Silbe als Universale Prosodische Hauptkategorie  40. Oh Phonological Weight  41. The Mora and Syllable Structure in Japanese: Evidence from Speech Errors  42. Skeletal vs. Moraiz Representations in Slovak  43. Skeleta and the Prosodic Circumscription of Morphological Domains 44. French Liaison, Floating Segments and other Matters in a Dependency Framework Jacques Durand 45. On Stress and Accent in Indo-European  46. An Overview of Autosegmental Phonology  47. A Prosodic Theory of Nonconcatenative Morphology

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