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Title: Phonology
Subtitle: Analysis and Theory
Written By: Edmund Gussmann
URL: http://us.cambridge.org/titles/catalogue.asp?isbn=0521574099
Series Title: Cambridge Textbooks in Linguistics
Description:

Clear and concise, this textbook is an introduction to phonology for students which assumes no prior knowledge of this area of linguistics and provides an overall view of the field which can be covered within one year. The book does not confine itself to any specific theoretical approach and can therefore be used for study within any framework and also to prepare students for work in more specialised frameworks such as Optimality Theory, Government, Dependency, and Declarative Phonology. Each chapter focuses on a particular set of theoretical issues including segments, syllables, feet, and phonological processing. Gussmann explores these areas using data drawn from a variety of languages including English, Icelandic, Russian, Irish, Finnish, Turkish, and others. Suggestions for further reading and summaries at the end of each chapter enable students to find their way to more advanced phonological work.

Publication Year: 2002
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Phonology
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0521574099
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 248
Prices: U.S. $ 60.00
U.K. £ 42.50

 
 
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0521574285
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 248
Prices: U.S. $ 22
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