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Phonological Structure and Phonetic Form


  • Page extent: 384 pages
  • Size: 228 x 152 mm
  • Weight: 0.576 kg


 (ISBN-13: 9780521024082 | ISBN-10: 0521024080)

Phonological Structure and Phonetic Form brings together work from phonology, phonetics, speech science, electrical engineering, psycholinguistics and sociolinguistics. The chapters in this book are organized in four topical sections. The first is concerned with stress and intonation; the second with syllable structure and phonological theory; the third with phonological features; and the fourth with 'phonetic output'. This is the third in the series Papers in Laboratory Phonology. The two previous volumes, like the conferences from which they were derived, have been influential in establishing Laboratory Phonology as a discipline in its own right. Phonological Structure and Phonetic Form will be equally important in making readers aware of the range of research relevant to questions of linguistic sound structure.

• Third of volumes proceeding from international conferences in laboratory phonology • Keating is author of international reputation


1. Introduction Patricia Keating; Part I. Intonation: 2. Articulatory evidence for differentiating stress categories Mary E. Beckman and Jan Edwards; 3. 'Stress shift' as early placement of pitch accents Stefanie Shattuck-Hufnagel; 4. Constraints on the gradient variability of pitch range, or, pitch level 4 lives! D. Robert Ladd; 5. 'Gesture' in prosody Bruce Hayes; 6. What is the smallest prosodic domain? Vincent J. van Heuven; 7. The segment as smallest prosodic element: a curious hypothesis Allard Jongman; Part II. Syllables: 8. Articulatory phonetic clues to syllable affiliation Alice Turk; 9. The phonology and phonetics of extrasyllabicity in French Annie Rialland; 10. Phonetic correlates of syllable affiliation Francis Nolan; 11. Syllable structure and word structure Janet Pierrehumbert; Part III. Feature Theory: 12. The phonetics and phonology of Semitic pharyngeals John J. McCarthy; 13. Possible articulatory bases for the class of guttural consonants Louis Goldstein; 14. Phonetic evidence for hierarchies of futures Kenneth N. Stevens; 15. Do acoustic landmarks constrain the coordination of articulatory events? Louis Goldstein; Part IV. Phonetic Output: 16. Phonetic evidence for sound change in Quebec French Malcah Yaeger-Dror; 17. Polysyllabic words in the York Talk synthesis system John Coleman; 18. Phonetic arbitrariness and the input problem Keith Johnson; 19. Lip aperture and consonant releases Catherine P. Browman; 20. Change and stability in the contrasts conveyed by consonant releases John Kingston; Indexes.


Patricia Keating, Mary E. Beckman, Jan Edwards, Stefanie Shattuck-Hufnagel, D. Robert Ladd, Bruce Hayes, Vincent J. van Heuven, Allard Jongman, Alice Turk, Annie Rialland, Francis Nolan, Janet Pierrehumbert, John J. McCarthy, Louis Goldstein, Kenneth N. Stevens, Louis Goldstein, Malcah Yaeger-Dror, John Coleman, Keith Johnson, Catherine P. Browman, John Kingston

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