First published in 1991. In this study, the author investigates the proper treatment of harmony processes in phonological theory. The data examined lead to a formulation of morphologically governed harmony processes which involves multi-planar representations. The analysis of multi-planar harmony leads into a discussion of Plane Conflation and Bracket Erasure in Lexical Phonology. This title will be of great interest to students of linguistics.
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Acknowledgements; Tables of Contents; Preface; 1. Introduction 2. Blocking in Parasitic Harmony 3. Consonant Symbolism 4. Morphologically Governed Harmony 5. Plane Conflation 6. Case Studies in Planar Phonology; Bibliography
Jennifer Sandra Cole is a professor of linguistics at Northwestern University. Her research uses experimental and computational methods to study the sound structure of language.