D. Eric Holt

List of John Benjamins publications for which D. Eric Holt plays a role.


Ferreira, Letania and D. Eric Holt. 2014. On the partially divergent phonology 
of Spanish, Portuguese and points in between. Portuguese-Spanish Interfaces: Diachrony, synchrony, and contact, Amaral, Patrícia and Ana Maria Carvalho (eds.), pp. 123–150
In this chapter we explore the comparative markedness and phonotactics of Spanish and Portuguese phonology as a framework in which to consider: (i) the segmental inventories of each language, (ii) the phonological processes of the grammar of each language (including how prosody may impact these),… read more | Article
Holt, D. Eric. 2006. Optimality Theory and language change in Spanish. Optimality-Theoretic Studies in Spanish Phonology, Martínez-Gil, Fernando and Sonia Colina (eds.), pp. 378–398
The present chapter discusses Optimality-Theoretic approaches to language change in Spanish, reviewing a number of works that invoke not only the interaction of faithfulness and markedness constraints, but also the role of perceptual, cognitive, systemic and external influences on linguistic… read more | Article