English Phonology

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This is a general discussion of the phonology of English within the frameworks of lexical, metrical, and prosodic phonology. It not only presents a synthesis of current approaches but also reconciles their discrepancies and presents critical commentary. There is a discussion of current theories, segment and syllable structure, stress, and prosodic categories and their role in determining the application of segmental rules. Two chapters discuss lexical phonology as divided into a cyclic and a postcyclic stratum, while the final chapter discusses postlexical phonology and some other approaches.
The book includes exercises and can be used as an undergraduate or graduate textbook; at the same time, it is a valuable research tool for phonologists.
[Current Issues in Linguistic Theory, 99]  1993.  x, 251 pp.
Publishing status: Available
Table of Contents
1. Introduction
2. Segmental phonology
3. The syllable and the mora
4. English stress
5. Prosodic phonology
6. Lexical phonology: the cyclic rules
7. Lexical phonology: the postcyclic rules
8. Postlexical phonology and conclusion
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BIC Subject: CF – Linguistics
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
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