This volume provides the most comprehensive and authoritative collection of the key readings in phonological theory. It is designed to complement the outstanding Handbook of Phonological Theory, this volume is ideal as a primary text for course use. It also represents an unparalleled work of reference for anyone interested in recent developments in linguistic theory.
John A. Goldsmith is Professor of Linguistics at the University of Chicago. He is author of Autosegmental and Metrical Phonology (Blackwell, 1990) and editor of The Handbook of Phonology (Blackwell, 1995).
Acknowledgments. Introduction: John Goldsmith. 1. From The Sound Pattern of English: Phonetic and Phonological Representation: Noam Chomsky and Morris Halle. 2. On the Role of Notation in Generative Phonology: James McCawley. 3. From Cyclic Phonology to Lexical Phonology: Paul Kiparsky. 4. The Cycle in Phonology: Stress in Palestinian, Maltese and Spanish: Michael Brame. 5. On Phonotactically Motivated Rules: Alan Sommerstein. 6. Harmonic Phonology: John Goldsmith. 7. Generalized Alignment: John McCarthy and Alan Prince. 8. An Overview of Autosegmental Phonology: John Goldsmith. 9. A Prosodic Theory of Nonconcatenative Morphology: John McCarthy. 10. From CV Phonology: A Generative Theory of the Syllable: G. N. Clements and S. J. Keyser. 11. The Geometry of Phonological Features: G. N. Clements. 12. Inalterability in CV Phonology: Bruce Hayes. 13. Prosodic Morphology: John McCarthy and Alan Prince. 14. On the Role of the Obligatory Contour Principle in Phonological Theory: David Odden. 15. Phonology with Tiers: Alan Prince. 16. Immediate Constituents of Mazateco Syllables: Kenneth and Eunice Pike. 17. Syllables: Elisabeth Selkirk. 18. Compensatory Lengthening in Moraic Phonology: Bruce Hayes. 19. Syllables: E. Fudge. 20. On Stress and Linguistic Rhythm: Mark Liberman and Alan Prince. 21. Relating to the Grid: Alan Prince. 22. Extrametricality and English Stress: Bruce Hayes. Index.