Slavic Prosody: Language Change and Phonological Theory by Christina Y. BethinSlavic Prosody: Language Change and Phonological Theory by Christina Y. Bethin

Slavic Prosody: Language Change and Phonological Theory

byChristina Y. BethinEditorS. R. Anderson, J. Bresnan

Paperback | April 27, 2006

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Slavic Prosody is about the Slavic languages and how they changed over time, especially in their syllable structure and accent patterns. This is not a traditional comparative grammar but rather a discussion of selected problems in Slavic and how they relate to contemporary linguistic theory.
Title:Slavic Prosody: Language Change and Phonological TheoryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.83 inPublished:April 27, 2006Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:052102630X

ISBN - 13:9780521026307

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Table of Contents

Preface; List of abbreviations; Introduction; 1. The syllable in Slavic: form and function; 2. Beyond the syllable: prominence relations; 3. Theoretical considerations; Conclusion; Notes; References; Index.

Editorial Reviews

"The book is a rich in information, Slavicists will enjoy the thorough historiography of their field; non-Slavicists will appreciate the detailed explications of Slavic data; all will welcome the many clear diagrams spelling out the author's claims....no one can deny that her book is a major contribution, an accomplishment that neither Slavicists nor phonlogists can afford to ignore." Slavic Review