Publishing Partner: Cambridge University Press CUP Extra Publisher Login
amazon logo
More Info

New from Oxford University Press!


It's Been Said Before

By Orin Hargraves

It's Been Said Before "examines why certain phrases become clichés and why they should be avoided -- or why they still have life left in them."

New from Cambridge University Press!


Sounds Fascinating

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.

Book Information


Title: Phonetic Interpretation
Subtitle: Papers in Laboratory Phonology VI
Edited By: John Local
Richard Ogden
Rosalind Temple

Note: This is the paperback edition of a previously announced book.

First published in 2003, Phonetic Interpretation presents innovative work
from four core areas: phonological representations and the lexicon,
phonetic interpretation and phrasal structure, phonetic interpretation and
syllable structure, and phonology and natural speech production. Written by
major figures in the fields of phonetics, phonology and speech perception,
the chapters in this volume use a wide range of laboratory and instrumental
techniques to analyse the production and perception of speech, their aim
being to explore the relationship between the sounds of speech and the
linguistic organisation that lies behind that. The chapters present
evidence of the lively intellectual engagement of laboratory phonology
practitioners with the complexities and richness of human language. The
book continues the tradition of the series, Papers in Laboratory Phonology,
by bringing linguistic theory to bear on an essential problem of
linguistics: the relationship between mental models and the physical nature
of speech.

Publication Year: 2009
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Review: Not available for review. If you would like to review a book on The LINGUIST List, please login to view the AFR list.
BibTex: View BibTex record
Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
Subject Language(s): English
Sardinian, Logudorese
Issue: All announcements sent out by The LINGUIST List are emailed to our subscribers and archived with the Library of Congress.
Click here to see the original emailed issue.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 052111554X
ISBN-13: 9780521115544
Prices: U.K. £ 27.99
U.S. $ 39.99