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HISTORICAL LING
Announcing
 LE LINGUE INDOEUROPEE (edited by Anna Giacalone Ramat and Paolo
 Ramat), Bologna, Casa Editrice Il Mulino, 1994
 The volume is intended to provide the state of the art on the
 IndoEuropean language family. Each chapter is devoted to one subgroup
 and covers phonological, morphological, syntactic and lexical matters.
 Contents: E.Campanile, Antichita'indoeuropee. C.Watkins, Il Protoindo-
 europeo. B. Comrie, La famiglia linguistica indoeuropea: prospettive
 genetiche e tipologiche. R.Lazzeroni, Sanscrito. N.Sims-Williams, Le lingue
 iraniche. W.Winter, Tocario. S.Luraghi, Le lingue anatoliche, R. Ajello,
 Armeno. H.M. Hopenigswald, Greco. E.Vineis, Latino. D.Silvestri, Le lingue
 italiche. P.Sims-Williams, Le lingue celtiche. P.Ramat, Le lingue germaniche.
 H.Andersen, Le lingue slave. W.Schmalstieg, Le lingue baltiche, S.Demiraj,
 Albanese. Subject Index Name Index
 Available from: Casa Editrice Il Mulino, Strada Maggiore 37, 40125 BOLOGNA
 (Italy)
PHONOLOGY & PHONETICS
Taylor, Paul A. A PHONETIC MODEL OF INTONATION IN ENGLISH. 1994. 172 pp.
 6x9 book, PREPAID US$25.00 + 3.50 p&h. IULC Publications, 720 E. Atwater
 Ave., Bloomington IN 47401-3634. <iulcindiana.edu> Phonetics.
Addresses the problem of relating the acoustic and phonological descriptions of
intonation. A multi-level approach and new description systems on the
phonological and phonetic levels are proposed. Computer algorithms attempt to
analyze and synthesize F0 contours using the new systems. Experiments and
results are presented.
SOCIOLING
THE DISCOURSE OF NEGOTIATION - Studies of Language in the Workplace
Edited by Alan Firth, Denmark ISBN: 0-08-042400-7 Hardback
Viewing negotiations at a micro level of analysis, this book
focuses on a wide variety of settings, from industrial meetings
to comsumer helplines.
*Available for discussion*
Published October 1994 by Elsevier Science Ltd Tel: +44 (0) 1865 843685
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