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It's Been Said Before

By Orin Hargraves

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By J. C. Wells

How do you pronounce biopic, synod, and Breughel? - and why? Do our cake and archaic sound the same? Where does the stress go in stalagmite? What's odd about the word epergne? As a finale, the author writes a letter to his 16-year-old self.

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Title: Phonological Theory: The Essential Readings
Edited By: John A. Goldsmith
Series Title: Linguistics: The Essential Readings

This volume provides the most comprehensive and authoritative collection of the key readings in phonological theory.

It includes key classic and contemporary readings in the main areas of phonological research, including autosegmental phonology, syllable structure, lexical phonology, metrical phonology, the phonology/syntax interface and optimality theory, complemented by introductions and bibliography.

Designed to complement the outstanding Handbook of Phonological Theory, this volume is ideal as a primary text for course use. It also represents an unparalleled work of reference for anyone interested in recent developments in linguistic theory.

Publication Year: 1999
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Linguistic Field(s): Phonology
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0631204695
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 448
Prices: U.K. £ 60.00
U.S. $ 81.95

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0631204709
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 448
Prices: U.K. £ 19.99
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