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Prosodic Constituency in the Lexicon

1st Edition

By Sharon Inkelas


308 pages

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First published in 1990. This study introduces Prosodic Lexical Phonology, a theory of morphology-phonology interaction. This theory unifies the theoretical treatments of lexical and postlexical phonological rule application. It also provides an explanatory account of systematic discrepancies that have been observed between the parsing of strings for purposes of the morphology, and the parsing of those strings into domains of phonological rule application. This title will be of interest to students of language and linguistics.

Table of Contents

Preface; Abstract; Acknowledgement; 1. Introduction 2. Theoretical Background 3. Prosodic Structure in the Lexicon 4. Constructional Constraints on Prosodic Constituency 5. Prosodic Subcategorization 6. The Representation of Invisibility 7. Case Study: Carib 8. Clitics 9. Implications

About the Author

Sharon Inkelas is a Professor and former Chair of the Linguistics Department at the University of California, Berkeley. She specializes in phonology interfaces and particularly in the interaction between morphology and phonology.

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Phonetics and Phonology

This set of 23 volumes, originally published between 1952 and 1996, amalgamates a wide breadth of research on the subject of phonetics and phonology, including studies on the axiomatic method, nonlinear phonology, and prosodic phonology. This collection of books from some of the leading scholars in the field provides a comprehensive overview of the subject how it has evolved over time, and will be of particular interest to students of language and linguistics.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General