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Sum: diachronic Chinese phonology

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Date: Fri, 16 Oct 92 02:49:09 -0Sum: diachronic Chinese phonology
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Subject: Sum: diachronic Chinese phonology
Last summer I sent a message, asking for bibliographical
suggestions about diachronic Chinese phonology. Not being a
specialist, I needed help in order to advise a student of mine who
wanted to enter the field (he is now in Peking).
I got a list of references from the following colleagues, that I would
like to thank:
Steve Harlow <SJH1VAXA.YORK.AC.UK>
and <6500hongUCSBUXA.BITNET (UCSB)>
Here follows the complete list.
Pier Marco Bertinetto, Pisa

-a bibliography of Chinese linguistics by Paul F-M Yang.
-Chao Yuen-Ren's, A Grammar of Spoken Chinese (1968, U. of
California Press),
-Charles Li & Sandy Thompson's, Mandarin Chinese: A Functional
Reference Grammar (1981,UC Press)
-Dobson, W.A.C.H. 1962. Early archaic Chinese. U. of Toronto Press.
 ------, -----. 1959. Late Archaic Chinese. U of Toronto Press.
-Peyraube, Alain. 1988. Syntaxe diachronique du chiois: evolution
des constructions datives du XIVe siecle avant J.-C. au XVIIIe
siecle. Paris: College de France.
-W. Wang and A. Lyovin, CLIBOC: Chinese Linguistics Bibliography
on Computer (in spite of the name, this is a hard copy book,
Cambridge U.P., 1970)
-Wang, Li. 1958. Hanyu shigao. Kexue Chubanshe. Beijing.



-Cheng, C C, 1968, 'Tone Sandhi in Taiwanese', Linguistics 4: 19-42.
-Egerod, S, 1967, 'China: dialectology' in Sebeok T A (ed), Current
trends in Linguistics, Vol 2, Mouton.
-Forrest, R A D, 1973, The Chinese Language, 2nd Edition, Faber.
-Hashimoto, M, 1973, The Hakka Dialect, Cambridge University
-Hashimoto, O K Y, 1972, Studies in the Yue dialects, Cambridge
University Press.
-Kratochvil, P, 1968, The Chinese Language Today, Faber and Faber.
-Norman, G, 1989, Chinese, Cambridge University Press (Chapters 1,
8 & 9)


-Bodman, N C, 1967, 'China - historical linguistics' in Sebeok (ed),
 Trends in Linguistics 2: 3-58.
-Chad, Y R, 1941, 'Distinctions within Ancient Chinese', Harvard
Journal of Asian Studies5.
-Chen, M, 1974, 'Natural phonology from the diachronic vantage
point', in Papers from the Parasession on Natural Phonology,
Chicago Linguistics Society.
-Chen, M, 1976, 'From Middle Chinese to Modern Peking' JCL 4.
-Downer, G, 1959, 'Derivation by tone-change in Classical Chinese',
Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies 22.
-Downer, G B, 1963, 'Traditional Chinese phonology', Transactions of
the Philological Society.
-Forrest, R A D, 1973, The Chinese Language, 2nd Edition, Faber.
-Halliday, M A K, 1981, 'The origin and early development of
Chinese phonological theory', in Asher R and Henderson E (eds),
Towards a History of Phonetics, Edinburgh UP.
-Hashimoto, M, 1965, The Phonology of ancient Chinese, Ohio State
U PhD Diss.
-Henderson, E, 1982, 'Tonogenesis: some recent speculations on the
development of tone', Transactions of the Philological Society.
-Norman, G, 1989, Chinese, Cambridge University Press (Chapters 2
& 3)
-Karlgren, B, 1940/1957, Grammata Serica (Recensa) Museum of
Far EasternJAntiquities, Stockholm.
-Karlgren, B, 1954, Compendium of Phonetics in Ancient and
Archaic Chinese, Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities, Stockholm.
-Karlgren, B, 1962, Sound and Symbol in Chinese, Hong Kong UP.
-Martin, S, 1953, 'The Phonemes of Ancient Chinese', Journal of the
American Oriental Society, Supplement 16.
-Mei, T-L, 1970, 'Tones and prosody in Middle Chinese and the
origin of the rising tone' Harvard Journal of Asian Studies30.
-Pulleyblank, E, 1962/3, 'The consonantal system of Old Chinese,
Asia Major 9:59-144 and 206-265.
-Pulleyblank, E, 1970/1, 'Late Midle Chinese', Asia Major 15/16.


-Chen, M, 1972, 'The time dimension: a contribution toward a
theory of sound change', Foundations of Language 8.4.
-Chen, M and Hsieh, H-I, 1971, 'The time variable in phonological
change', Journal of Linguistics 7.1.
-Cheng, C C and Wang, W, 1977, 'Tone change in Chaozhou Chinese:
a study in lexical diffusion', in Wang (ed) 1977.
-Forrest, R A D, 1950, 'The Ju-sheng tone in Pekingese', Bulletin of
the School of Oriental and African Studies, 13.2.
-Harlow, S J, 1975-76, 'Competing models of linguistic change',
Proceedings of the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Philosophical Society, 2.6.
-Hashimoto, M, 1969, 'Nasal and stop endings in Ancient Chinese',
Unicorn 5.
-Hashimoto, M, 1981, Review of Wang (ed) 1977, Language 57.1.
-Hshieh, H-I, 1970, The Development of Middle Chinese Entering
Tone in Pekingese, PhD Diss University of California at Berkeley.
-Labov, W, 1981, 'Resolving the neogrammarian controversy',
Language 57 pp 267-308.
-Norman, G, 1989, Chinese, Cambridge University Press (Chapter 2)
-Pulleyblank, E, 1982, Review of Wang 1977, Journal of Chinese
Linguistics 10.2.
-Stimson, H, 1962, 'Phonology of the Chung-yuan yin yun', Tsinghua
Journal of Chinese Studies, New Series, 3: 114-159.
-Stimson, H M, 1962, 'Ancient Chinese -p -t -k endings in the
Peking dialect', Language 38.4.
-Stimson, H, 1966, The Jong Yuan in Yunn: a guide to Old Mandarin
pronunciation, Far Eastern Publications, Yale University.
-Wang, W, 1969, 'Competing changes as a cause of residue',
Language 45-1.
-Wang, W (ed), 1977, The Lexicon in Phonological Change, Mouton,
The Hague.


-Chen, M, 1979, 'Metrical Structure: evidence from Chinese poetry'
Linguistic Inquiry10.3
-Downer, G B and Graham, A, 1969, 'Tone patterns in Chinese
poetry', Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies 26:
-Lorentz, O, 1980, 'The conflicting tone patterns of Chinese
regulated verse', Journal of Chinese Linguistics 8.1.
-Xue, Ping, 1989, 'Prosodic constituents and the tonal structure of
Chinese Regulated Verse', Linguistic Inquiry 20:688-696
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