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Title: Phonological Domains
Subtitle: Universals and Deviations
Edited By: Janet Grijzenhout
Barış Kabak
URL: http://www.degruyter.de/cont/fb/sk/detailEn.cfm?id=IS-9783110205404-1
Series Title: Interface Explorations [IE] 16
Description:

This book puts together recent theoretical developments in prosodic
phonology by leading specialists and presents language particular
investigations on the morphosyntax-phonology interface by expert linguists
working on diverse languages such as German, Greek, Icelandic, Italian,
Japanese, Spanish, and Turkish.

From the contents:

Prosodic Phonology: An appraisal (Janet Grijzenhout and Barış Kabak)
Part 1. Prosodic Hierarchy and the Nature of Prosodic Constituents
The status of the Clitic Group (Irene Vogel)
The distribution of phonological word domains: A probabilistic typology
(Balthasar Bickel, Kristine A. Hildebrandt, and René Schiering)

Part 2. Adjunction, Recursion, and the Nature of Syntax-Phonology
Mapping. Phrase-level and word-level syllables: Resyllabification and
prosodization of clitics (Anna Cardinaletti and Lori Repetti)
An interface approach to prosodic word recursion (Barış Kabak and Anthi
Revithiadou)
The extended prosodic word (Junko Ito and Armin Mester)
Multiple spell-out, assembly problem, and syntax-phonology mapping
(Yoshihito Dobashi)
The role of Weight-by-Position in the prosodic development of Spanish and
German (Conxita Lleó and Javier Arias)
Decomposition of question intonation: The structure of response seeking
utterances (Aslı Göksel, Meltem Kelepir, and Aslı Üntak-Tarhan)
Phonological domains in Modern Icelandic (Kristján Árnason)
Two phonologies (Harry van der Hulst)

Publication Year: 2009
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
Morphology
Phonology
Syntax
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Versions:
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 3110205408
ISBN-13: 9783110205404
Pages: 356
Prices: Europe EURO 98.00

 
 
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ISBN:
ISBN-13: 9783110217100
Pages: 356
Prices: Europe EURO 110.00