John Harris

List of John Benjamins publications for which John Harris plays a role.


Harris, John 2005 Vowel Reduction as Information LossHeadhood, Elements, Specification and Contrastivity: Phonological papers in honour of John Anderson, Carr, Philip, Jacques Durand and Colin J. Ewen (eds.), pp. 119–132 | Article
Harris, John 2000 Ben LeafLanguage and Dialect in the Maya Hieroglyphic Script, Vail, Gabrielle and Martha J. Macri, p.  | Miscellaneous
Harris, John 1996 ON THE TRAIL OF SHORT uEnglish World-Wide 17:1, pp. 1–42 | Article
This article attempts a detailed reconstruction of recent developments in the history of English short u, the category that in southern English and its descendants shows up as a high vowel in PUT and a lowered vowel in CUT. Combining the comparative method with the interpretation of the historical… read more
Harris, John 1996 2. Syntactic variation and dialect divergenceTowards a Critical Sociolinguistics, Singh, Rajendra (ed.), pp. 31 ff. | Article
The extensive massacre of Aboriginal people in the Roper River region of the Northern Territory resulted in drastic language disruption. The settling of remnants of many language groups at the Roper River mission led to the creation of Kriol. Now, after five generations, it is the primary language… read more
Harris, John 1987 On doing comparative reconstruction with genetically unrelated languagesPapers from the 7th International Conference on Historical Linguistics, Giacalone Ramat, Anna, Onofrio Carruba and Giuliano Bernini (eds.), pp. 267 ff. | Article