Prosodic Phonology: With a New Foreword
Prosodic Phonology by Marina Nespor and Irene Vogel is now available again. "Nespor & Vogel 1986" is a citation classic - even after twenty years, it is still recognized as the standard resource on Prosodic Phonology. This groundbreaking work introduces all of the prosodic constituents (syllable, foot, word, clitic group, phonological phrase, intonational phrase and utterance) and provides evidence for each one from numerous languages.
Prosodic Phonology also includes a chapter in which experimental psycholinguistic data support the proposed hierarchy.A perceptual study provides evidence that prosodic constituent structure - not syntactic constituent structure - predicts whether listeners are able to disambiguate different types of ambiguous sentences. A chapter on the phonology of poetic meter examines portions of Dante's Divine Comedy.It is demonstrated that the constituents proposed for spoken language also make interesting predictions about literary metrical patterns.
Prosodic Phonology is an important reference not only for phonologists, but for all linguists interested in the issue of interfaces among the components of grammar.It is also a basic resource for psycholinguists and cognitive scientists working on linguistic perception and language acquisition.
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With a New Foreword Marina Nespor, Irene Vogel. Preface This book is the result
of a series of discussions, disputes, and reconciliations that we have had over the
last five years in different – most often beautiful – places in Europe: Anche ...
With a New Foreword Marina Nespor, Irene Vogel. Foreword. to. the. second.
edition. We are glad that Prosodic Phonology is now available again after over
20 years from its original appearance. For years, we have been contacted by ...
With a New Foreword Marina Nespor, Irene Vogel. NOTES 1. We apologize for
any typos and inaccuracies in the original text. A factual inconsistency regarding
Yidin has been corrected in the present version. We are very grateful to Ursula ...
Lingua. 116:1524-1552. Nespor, M. and I. Vogel (1982) Prosodic domains of
external sanghi rules. In H. van der Hulst and N. Smith (eds.) The Structure of
Phonological Representations. Part I. Dordrecht. Foris. 225-255. Nespor, M. and
Vogel, I. (in press a). The Morphology-Phonology Interface: isolating to
polysynthetic languages”. In F. Kiefer and P. Siptar (eds.) Selected Papers from
the 12" International Morphology Meeting. Special Issue of Acta Linguistica
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Chapter 9 Prosodic Constituents and Disambiguation
Chapter 10 Prosodic Domains and the Meter of the Commedia
Chapter 11 Conclusions
Language and Rule Index