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Optimality theory in phonology : a reader

Author: John J McCarthy
Publisher: Malden, MA, USA : Blackwell Pub., 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Compiles the most important readings about Optimality Theory in phonology from some of the most prominent researchers in the field. Contains 33 excerpts spanning a range of topics in phonology and  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John J McCarthy
ISBN: 0631226885 9780631226888 0631226893 9780631226895
OCLC Number: 51810658
Description: xvi, 603 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Part I. The basics. Optimality theory : constraint interaction in generative grammar / Alan Prince and Paul Smolensky --
Generalized alignment : introduction and theory / John J. McCarthy and Alan Prince --
Faithfulness and identity in prosodic morphology / John J. McCarthy and Alan Prince. Part II. Formal analysis. Computing optimal forms in optimality theory : basic syllabification / Bruce Tesar --
Learnability in optimality theory / Bruce Tesar and Paul Smolensky --
Non-computable functions in optimality theory / Elliott Moreton. Part III. Prosody. Generalized alignment : prosody / John J. McCarthy and Alan Prince --
Ternary rhythm and the *LAPSE constraint / Nine Elenbaas and Rene Kagar --
Quality-sensitive stress / Michael Kenstowicz --
Unbounded stress and factorial typology / Eric Bakovic --
Head dependence in stress-epenthesis interaction / John Alderete --
Feet and tonal reduction at the word and phrase level in Chinese / Moira Yip --
OCP effects in optimality theory / Scott Myers. Part IV. Segmental phonology. Austronesian nasal substitution and other NC effects / Joe Pater --
Phonetically driven phonology : the role of optimality theory and inductive grounding / Bruce Hayes --
Positional faithfulness / Jill Beckman --
Positional faithfulness and voicing assimilation in optimality theory / Linda Lombardi --
Positional asymmetries and licensing / Cheryl Zoll --
Partial class behavior and nasal place assimilation / Jaye Padgett --
Dissimilation as local conjunction / John Alderete --
Synchronic chain shifts in optimality theory / Robert of Kirchner. Part V. Interfaces. Transderivational identity : phonological relations between words / Laura Benua --
Backness switch in Russian / Jerzy Rubach --
Generalized alignmen t: the prosody-morphology interface / John J. McCarthy and Alan Prince --
The prosodic structure of function words / Elisabeth Selkirk --
The emergence of the unmarked / John J. McCarthy and Alan Prince --
Maximal words and the Maori passive / Paul de Lacy --
External alllomorphy as emergence of the unmarked / Joan Mascaro --
Derived environment effects in optimality theory / Ann Lubowicz --
Licensing and underspecification in optimality theory / Junko Ito, Armin Mester, and Jaye Padgett --The implications of lexical exceptions for the nature of grammar / Sharon Inkelas, Orhan Orgun, and Cheryl Zoll --
The phonological lexicon / Junko Ito and Armin Mester --
Variation and change in optimality theory / Arto Anttila and Young-mee Yu Cho.
Responsibility: edited by John J. McCarthy.
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