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Title: The Sound Patterns of Syntax
Edited By: Nomi Erteschik-Shir
Lisa Rochman
Series Title: Oxford Studies in Theoretical Linguistics
Description:

In this book leading scholars address the issues surrounding the
syntax-phonology interface. These principally concern whether the
phonological component can influence syntax and if so how far and in what
ways: such questions are a prominent component of current work on the
biolinguistics of speech production and reception. The problematic
relationship between syntax and phonology has long piqued the interest of
syntacticians and phonologists: the connections between sound and structure
have played a key role in generative grammar from its inception, initially
relating to focus and the prosodic marking of constituent structure and
more recently to word-order constraints. This book advances this work in a
series of critical and interlinked presentations of the latest thinking and
research. In doing so it draws on data from a wide range of languages,
evidence from disordered language, and related work in language acquisition.

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Phonology
Syntax
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Versions:
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0199556865
ISBN-13: 9780199556861
Pages: 352
Prices: U.S. $ 130.00

 
 
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0199556873
ISBN-13: 9780199556878
Pages: 352
Prices: U.S. $ 49.95