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Complexity Scales and Licensing in Phonology (2010)

Author(s): Eugeniusz Cyran Series: Studies in Generative Grammar 105 Publisher: Mouton de Gruyter, Year: 2010 ISBN: 3110221497,9783110221497,9783110221503 Description: The aim of this book is to demonstrate that, in a representation-based model, the phonological organization of speech sounds within a word is reducible to the licensing properties of nuclei...

African American English: A Linguistic Introduction (2002)

Author(s): Lisa J. Green Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Year: 2002 ISBN: 9780521891387,0521891388,0521814499,9780521814492,9780511078231 Description: Lisa J. Green’s AFRICAN AMERICAN ENGLISH: A Linguistic Introduction caused something of a sensation when it was first published in 2002. Here we have a rigorous, detailed examination of the grammar, lexicon, and sociolinguistics of...

The Cambridge Guide to Australian English Usage (2007)

Author(s): Pam Peters Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Year: 2007 ISBN: 0521878217,9780521878210 Description: The Cambridge Guide to Australian English Usage is an up-to-date, evidence-based account of the variable points in Australian usage and style, in alphabetical format. Its description of Australian English uses a wealth of primary sources (linguistic...

Lexical Functional Grammar, Volume 34 (Syntax and Semantics) (2001)

Author(s): Mary Dalrymple Series: Syntax and Semantics, Volume 34 Syntax and Semantics Syntax and Semantics Publisher: Academic Press, Year: 2001 ISBN: 9780126135343,0126135347 Description: Volume 34 of Syntax and Semantics is a thorough and accessible overview and introduction to Lexical Functional Grammar (LFG), a theory of the content and...

Ideas and Options in English for Specific Purposes (2006)

Author(s): Helen Basturkmen Series: ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series Publisher: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Year: 2006 ISBN: 080584418X,9780805844184 Description: This volume presents a range of views about language, learning, and teaching in English for Specific Purposes (ESP). Its purpose is to go beyond individual cases and practices to...

Principles of English Stress (1995)

Author(s): Luigi Burzio Series: Cambridge Studies in Linguistics Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Year: 1995 ISBN: 0521445132,9780521445139,0521023807,9780521023801,9780511519741 Description: In this provocative work, Luigi Burzio argues that many common assumptions within stress theory, and phonological theory more generally, are in fact rather arbitrary. He proposes radical departures from recent tradition....