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Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics

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  1. Parallelism and Prosody in the Processing of Ellipsis Sentences

    By Katy Carlson

    Edited by Laurence Horn

    Series: Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics

    First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 6th 2002 by Routledge

  2. Compensatory Lengthening

    Phonetics, Phonology, Diachrony

    By Darya Kavitskaya

    Edited by Laurence Horn

    Series: Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics

    First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published April 18th 2002 by Routledge

  3. Grammatical Features and the Acquisition of Reference

    A Comparative Study of Dutch and Spanish

    By Sergio Baauw

    Series: Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics

    This book discusses to what extent errors young children make with their interpretation of definite articles and pronouns are due to their immature pragmatic skills, and to what extent incomplete syntactic development plays a role....

    Published January 24th 2002 by Routledge

  4. Auditory Representations in Phonology

    By Edward S. Flemming

    Series: Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics

    This book provides evidence for the importance of auditory properties of speech sounds in phonology....

    Published January 1st 2002 by Routledge

  5. The Synchronic and Diachronic Phonology of Ejectives

    By Paul D. Fallon

    Series: Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics

    This study is the first book-length examination of ejectives and their phonological patterning, deepening the empirical understanding of ejectives and contributing to both phonological theory and to typologies of sound change....

    Published December 6th 2001 by Routledge

  6. Vowel Reduction in Optimality Theory

    By Katherine Crosswhite

    Series: Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics

    This book examines the phenomenon of vowel reduction, in which two or more underlying vowel qualities are neutralized in unstressed position....

    Published October 25th 2001 by Routledge

  7. Distinctiveness, Coercion and Sonority

    A Unified Theory of Weight

    By Bruce Moren

    Series: Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics

    This volume proposes a unified weight theory that challenges traditionally held beliefs regarding the vowel/consonant dichotomy inherent in moraicity and illuminates many previously intractable issues....

    Published October 18th 2001 by Routledge

  8. Minimal Indirect Reference

    A Theory of the Syntax-Phonology Interface

    By Amanda Seidl

    Series: Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics

    This book investigates the nature of the relationship between phonology and syntax and proposes a theory of Minimal Indirect Reference that solves many classic problems relating to the topic....

    Published October 18th 2001 by Routledge

  9. Phonetic and Phonological Aspects of Geminate Timing

    By William Ham

    Series: Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics

    Using acoustic studies of Bernese, Hungarian, Levantine Arabic and Madurese, the author argues that differences in geminate timing are ultimately correlated with whether a language is syllable-or mora-timed....

    Published October 11th 2001 by Routledge

  10. Morphologically Governed Accent in Optimality Theory

    By John D. Alderete

    Series: Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics

    Alderete examines the influences of morphological factors on stress and pitch accent within Optimality Theory....

    Published October 11th 2001 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Phonological Augmentation in Prominent Positions
    By Jennifer L. Smith
    To Be Published January 4th 2015

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