Generative Phonology : Description and Theory
This volume explains the generative approach to phonological analysis and theory through a rigorous examination of data from a diverse sample of languages. It will give students the theoretical background necessary to read the phonological literature critically, and the analytical tools required for describing phonological structure.
- Hardback | 459 pages
- 154.9 x 226.1 x 27.9mm | 657.72g
- 21 May 1986
- Academic Press Inc
- Amsterdam, Netherlands
- Revised ed.
"...this work constitutes the best introductory textbook to date on the subject." --LANGUAGE
Table of contents
Preliminaries Phological Rules and Representations Alternations Phonological Sketches Evidence and Motivation The Problem of Abstractness The Representation of Sounds Rule Interaction Notation The Role of Syntax and the Lexicon in Phonology References Language Index Subject Index