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Date: Thu, 22 Jan 2004 15:58:25 -0500 (EST)
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Subject: Phonology and Morphology of Creole Languages: Plag (Ed.)


Title: Phonology and Morphology of Creole Languages
Series Title: Linguistische Arbeiten, Vol. 478
			
Publication Year: 2004
Publisher: Max Niemeyer Verlag Gmbh http://www.niemeyer.de/
			
Editor: Ingo Plag

Paperback: ISBN: 3484304782, Pages: 376, Price: EUR 98,00
			
Abstract:

Until very recently, phonology and morphology have been neglected
areas in the study of creole languages. This collection of articles
presents intriguing data and new analyses from a wide range of creoles
that call into question traditional claims about the nature of the
phonological and morphological systems of these languages and give
crucial insights into one of the major questions of creole studies,
i.e. the question of how these languages and their grammars come
about. The volume is organized into 5 sections, each focusing on
particular aspects of the respective subsystems: Segments and
syllables; Stress, tone and intonation; Morphophonology; Derivational
morphology; Inflection.

Contents: 

CHRISTIAN UFFMANN, Markedness, faithfulness and creolization: The
retention of the unmarked.

ALBERT VALDMAN/ISKRA ISKROVA, A new look at nazalization in Haitian
Creole.

EMMANUEL NIKIEMA/PARTH BHATT, Two types of R deletion in Haitian
Creole.

SABINE LAPPE/INGO PLAG, Rules versus analogy: Modeling variation in
word-final epenthesis in Sranan.

NORVAL SMITH, New evidence from the Past: To epenthesize or not to
epenthesize, that is the question.

EMMANUEL SCHANG, Syllabic structure and creolization in Saotomense.

ANNE-MARIE BROUSSEAU, The accentual system of Haitian Creole: The role
of transfer and markedness values.

DAVID SUTCLIFFE, African American English suprasegmentals: A study of
pitch patterns in the Black English of the United States.

WINFORD JAMES, The role of tone and rhyme structure in the
organisation of grammatical morphemes in Tobagonian.

SHELOME GOODEN, Prosodic contrast in Jamaican Creole reduplication.

THOMAS KLEIN, Syllable structure and lexical markedness in creole
morphophonology: Determiner allomorphy in Haitian and elsewhere.

MARGOT VAN DEN BERG, Early 18th century Sranan -man.

PATRICK STEINKR´┐ŻGER, Morphological processes of word formation in
Chabacano (Philippine Spanish Creole).

NICHOLAS FARACLAS, The -pela suffix in Tok Pisin and the notion of
'simplicity' in Pidgin and Creole languages: What happens to
morphology under contact?

TONJES VEENSTRA, What verbal morphology can tell us about creole
genesis: the case of French-related creoles.

MARLYSE BAPTISTA, Inflectional plural marking in pidgins and creoles:
a comparative study.

ALAIN KIHM, Inflectional categories in creole languages.

Lingfield(s):	Morphology 
		Phonology 
		Sociolinguistics 			 

Written In:	English (Language Code: ENG)


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