Intonational Phonology by D. Robert LaddIntonational Phonology by D. Robert Ladd

Intonational Phonology

byD. Robert Ladd

Paperback | February 23, 2009

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This 2008 second edition presents a completely revised overview of research on intonational phonology since the 1970s, including new material on research developments since the mid 1990s. It contains a new section discussing the research on the alignment of pitch features that has developed since the first edition was published, a substantially rewritten section on ToBI transcription that takes account of the application of ToBI principles to other languages, and new sections on the phonetic research on accent and focus. The substantive chapters on the analysis and transcription of pitch contours, pitch range, sentence stress and prosodic structure have been reorganised and updated. In addition, there is an associated website with sound files of the example sentences discussed in the book. This well-known study will continue to appeal to researchers and graduate students who work on any aspect of intonation.
Title:Intonational PhonologyFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:370 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.83 inShipping dimensions:8.98 × 5.98 × 0.83 inPublished:February 23, 2009Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521678366

ISBN - 13:9780521678360


Table of Contents

Part I. Preliminaries: 1. Introduction to intonational phonology; 2. Fundamental concepts of the autosegmental-metrical theory; Part II. Pitch: 3. Analysis and transcription of intonation; 4. Issues in AM pitch phonology; 5. Intonational phonetics: alignment and scaling of tonal targets; Part III. Phrasing and Prominence: 6. Patterns of sentence stress; 7. Phonological issues in sentence stress; 8. Prosodic structure.