An Introduction to Phonetics and Phonology

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Wiley, Jun 16, 1995 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 468 pages
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Now available in a fully revised third edition, this comprehensive introduction to phonetics and phonology familiarizes the reader with detailed knowledge of articulatory and acoustic phonetics as well as the foundations of phonological analysis. Featuring numerous figures throughout, it assumes no prior knowledge of the subject.The new edition contains a number of valuable changes, including: Updated chapters on the anatomy, physiology, and acoustics of speech production, which include recent research findingsA thorough revision of the chapter on speech perceptionAn expanded chapter on prosody, including a major section on autosegmental-metrical models of intonationAdditional material on theoretical phonology, including a new section on constraint-based theories, including Optimality Theory.Integrating new findings, theories, and references, the third edition of An Introduction to Phonetics and Phonology is the most thorough and complete resource on the subject to date.

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About the author (1995)

John Clark is Chief Executive Officer of the University of Western Sydney, Hawskbury. He was previously Director of the Speech, Hearing and Language Centre at Macquarie University, Sydney.

Colin Yallop is Associate Professor in Linguistics at Macquarie and is Director of the University's Dictionary Research Centre.

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