Fiction Books:

The Study of Word Stress and Accent

Theories, Methods and Data

Format

Hardback

Customer rating

Click to share your rating 0 ratings (0.0/5.0 average) Thanks for your vote!

Share this product

The Study of Word Stress and Accent
$252.99
Releases

Pre-order to reserve stock from our first shipment. Your credit card will not be charged until your order is ready to ship.

Available for pre-order now
Pre-order Price Guarantee

If you pre-order an item and the price drops before the release date, you’ll pay the lowest price. This happens automatically when you pre-order and pay by credit card or pickup.

If paying by PayPal or internet banking, and the price drops after you have paid, you can ask for the difference to be refunded. Find out more

If Mighty Ape's price changes before release, you'll pay the lowest price.

Availability

This product will be released on

Delivering to:

It should arrive:

  • 6-10 December using standard courier delivery

Description

Stress and accent are central, organizing features of grammar, but their precise nature continues to be a source of mystery and wonder. These issues come to the forefront in the phonetic manifestation of stress and accent, their cross-linguistic variation and the subtle and intricate laws they obey in individual languages. Understanding the nature of stress and accent systems informs all aspects of linguistic theory, methods, typology and especially the grammatical analysis of language data. These themes form the organizational backbone of this book. Bringing together a team of world-renowned phonologists, the volume covers a range of typological and theoretical issues in the study of stress and accent. It will appeal to researchers who value synergistic approaches to the study of stress and accent, careful attention to cross-linguistic variation, and detailed analyzes of both well-studied and understudied languages. The book is a lively testimony of a field of inquiry that shows progress, while also identifying questions for ongoing research.

Author Biography

Rob Goedemans is Information Manager in the Humanities Faculty of Universiteit Leiden. His research focusses on phonetics, phonology and typology of stress in the languages of the world in general, and the languages of Aboriginal Australia and Indonesia in particular. Together with Harry van der Hulst, he has worked on several publications based on the StressTyp database, with which he has been involved since its inception. Jeffrey Heinz is Professor in the Department of Linguistics and the Institute of Advanced Computational Science at Stony Brook University. He conducts research at the intersection of theoretical linguistics, theoretical computer science, and computational learning theory. With Rob Goedemans and Harry van der Hulst, he helped develop the StressTyp2 database, which organizes and presents information on the stress and accent patterns in hundreds of languages around the world. Harry van der Hulst is Professor of Linguistics at the University of Connecticut. He specializes in phonology, which is the study of the sounds systems of languages, as well as the visual aspects of sign languages. He has published 25 books and over 130 articles and has been Editor-in-Chief of the international linguistic journal The Linguistic Review since 1990. With Rob Goedemans and Jeff Heinz he helped develop the StressTyp2 database, which organizes and presents information on the stress and accent patterns in hundreds of languages around the world.
Release date NZ
November 30th, 2018
Contributors
Edited by Harry Van Der Hulst Edited by Jeffrey Heinz Edited by Rob Goedemans
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
63 b/w illus. 31 tables
Imprint
Cambridge University Press
Pages
412
ISBN-13
9781107164031
Product ID
27869765

Customer previews

Nobody has previewed this product yet. You could be the first!

Write a Preview

Help & options

  • If you think we've made a mistake or omitted details, please send us your feedback. Send Feedback
  • If you have a question or problem with this product, visit our Help section. Get Help
  • Seen a lower price for this product elsewhere? We'll do our best to beat it. Request a better price
Filed under...

Buy this and earn 1,140 Banana Points