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Title: Coyote Papers, Volume 14
Subtitle: Linguistic Theory at the University of Arizona
Edited By: Daniel A. Siddiqi
Benjamin Vardell Tucker
URL: http://coyotepapers.sbs.arizona.edu/CPXIV.htm
Series Title: Coyote Papers Working Papers in Linguistics

The Linguistics Circle at the University of Arizona is proud to announce
that the electronic version of Coyote Papers 14 is available now at this
location: http://coyotepapers.sbs.arizona.edu/CPXIV.htm.

This special volume is a survey of theoretical linguistic work being done
at the department of linguistics at The University of Arizona. This volume
includes (but is not limited to) papers in Theoretical Syntax, Experimental
Intonation, Ultrasound Phonetics and Phonology, and Optimality Theoretical

The paperback version is going to press now and will be available for
purchase shortly (estimated price is between $15 and $20).

Publication Year: 2005
Publisher: University of Arizona Linguistics Circle
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Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
Subject Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin
Persian, Iranian
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Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 216
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