List of John Benjamins publications for which Beverley Collins plays a role.
Spreading everwhere? How Recent a Phenomenon is Glottalisation in Received Pronunciation?. English World-Wide 17:2, pp. 175–1871996.
There is no doubt that glottalisation of syllable-final stops in Received Pronunciation is on the increase, but this has sometimes been taken to imply that the feature has mushroomed as a late 20th-century phenomenon. This paper sets out to show that glottalisation is actually of some antiquity.… read more | Article
Daniel Jones, Paul Passy, and the development of the cardinal vowel system. Historiographia Linguistica 22:1/2, pp. 197–2161995.
Developed in the first quarter of the present century, Daniel Jones’s (1881–1967) Cardinal Vowel theory has proved for many years to be the most popular and enduring model of vowel description. Only relatively recently have doubts about its shaky theoretical foundations – first expressed as early… read more | Article