The Handbook of Phonological Theory

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John A. Goldsmith, Jason Riggle, Alan C. L. Yu
Wiley, Oct 17, 2011 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 968 pages

The Handbook of Phonological Theory, second edition offers an innovative and detailed examination of recent developments in phonology, and the implications of these within linguistic theory and related disciplines.

  • Revised from the ground-up for the second edition, the book is comprised almost entirely of newly-written and previously unpublished chapters
  • Addresses the important questions in the field including learnability, phonological interfaces, tone, and variation, and assesses the findings and accomplishments in these domains
  • Brings together a renowned and international contributor team
  • Offers new and unique reflections on the advances in phonological theory since publication of the first edition in 1995
  • Along with the first edition, still in publication, it forms the most complete and current overview of the subject in print

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About the author (2011)

John A. Goldsmith is Edward Carson Waller Distinguished Service Professor of Linguistics and Computer Science, and Chair of the Department of Computer Science at the University of Chicago. He is author of Autosegmental and Metrical Phonology (Basil Blackwell, 1990).

Jason Riggle is Assistant Professor of Linguistics and Director of the Chicago Language Modeling Lab at the University of Chicago. He has published in Natural Language and Linguistic Theory, Research on Language and Computation, Linguistic Inquiry and Computational Linguistics (forthcoming).

Alan Yu is Associate Professor of Linguistics and Director of the Phonology Laboratory at the University of Chicago. He is the author of A Natural History of Infixation (2007) and has published in Language, Phonology, and the Journal of Phonetics.

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