Phonological Theory and the Dialects of Italy

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These articles provide new explorations into phonological patterns attested in the minor Romance languages (‘dialects’) spoken in Italy. The goal of this book is both theoretical and empirical. First, it aims to introduce non-Italianists to the phonological structures of the Italian dialects, including northern Gallo-Romance dialects, central and southern dialects, plus a Francoprovençal dialect spoken in southern Italy and a Catalan dialect spoken in Sardinia. Second, the collection provides readers with sophisticated analyses of complex and poorly understood and under-studied phonological phenomena. Over half of the articles contain data collected by the authors, and most of the data have not been available in English language publications. The richness of the empirical material and the sophistication of the theoretical analyses make this collection a particularly important contribution to both phonology and Romance language studies.
[Current Issues in Linguistic Theory, 212]  2000.  x, 301 pp.
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Table of Contents
Acknowledgments
v
List of Contributors
ix
Phonological Theory and the Dialects of Italy
Lori Repetti
1
The Relationship Between Vowel Length and Consonantal Voicing in Friulian
Marco Baroni and Laura Vanelli
13
Consonant Gemination in Neapolitan
Barbara E. Bullock
45
The Feature [Advanced Tongue Root] and Vowel Fronting in Romance
Andrea Calabrese
59
Vowel Alternation, Vowel/Consonant Assimilation and OCP Effects in a Barese Dialect
Francesco D'Introno and Rosemary Weston
89
How Many Moras? Overlength and Maximal Moraicity in Italy
John Hajek
111
Stress Stability Under Cliticization and the Prosodic Status of Romance Clitics
Michele Loporcaro
137
Phonological Dissimilation and Clitic Morphology in Italo-Romance
Martin Maiden
169
Oxytone Infinitives in the Dialect of Pisa
Giovanna Marotta
191
Sonority and Derived Clusters in Raeto-Romance and Gallo-Italic
Jean-Pierre Y. Montreuil
211
Stress and Schwa in Faetar
Naomi Nagy
239
Vowel Lengthening in Milanese
Pilar Prieto
255
Uneven or Moraic Trochees? Evidence from Emilian and Romagnol Dialects
Lori Repetti
273
Index of Names
289
Index of Terms & Concepts
297
“[...] a useful tool in both spreading the knowledge of Italian dialect and contributing to the development of phonological theory in general.”
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Subjects
BIC Subject: CF – Linguistics
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  00064163