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Title: Optimality Theory in Phonology
Subtitle: A Reader
Edited By: JohnJ.McCarthy
URL: http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/book.asp?ref=0631226885
Description:

Optimality Theory in Phonology: A Reader is a collection of readings on this important new theory by leading figures in the field, including a lengthy excerpt from Prince and Smolensky’s never-before-published Optimality Theory: Constraint Interaction in Generative Grammar.

Compiles the most important readings about Optimality Theory in phonology from some of the most prominent researchers in the field.
Contains 33 excerpts spanning a range of topics in phonology and including many never-before-published papers.
Includes a lengthy excerpt from Prince and Smolensky’s foundational 1993 manuscript Optimality Theory: Constraint Interaction in Generative Grammar.
Includes introductory notes and study/research questions for each chapter.

Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Linguistic Field(s): Phonology
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0631226893
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 624
Prices: U.K.£ 17.49
U.S.$ 31.47

 
 
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0631226885
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 624
Prices: U.K.£ 45.50
U.S.$ 55.97