Generative Phonology: Description and Theory

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Acad. Press, 1979 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 459 pages
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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.

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Phonological Rules and Representations
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Michael Kenstowicz is Professor of Linguistics at MIT. He taught previously at the University of Venice and at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. He is author (with Charles Kisseberth) of "Generative Phonology" (1979).

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