The Blackwell Companion to Phonology, 5-Volume Set
April 2011, Wiley-Blackwell
- Full explorations of all the most important ideas and key developments in the field
- Documents major insights into human language gathered by phonologists in past decades; highlights interdisciplinary connections, such as the social and computational sciences; and examines statistical and experimental techniques
- Offers an overview of theoretical positions and ongoing debates within phonology at the beginning of the twenty-first century
- An extensive reference work based on the best and most recent scholarly research – ideal for advanced undergraduates through to faculty and researchers
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2: Suprasegmental and Prosodic Phonology.
3: Phonological Processes.
4: Phonological Interfaces.
5: Phonology Across Languages.
COLIN J. EWEN is Professor and Chair of English Language and Linguistics at the University of Leiden. He holds an MA in English Language and Linguistics and a PhD from the University of Edinburgh. He is editor (with Ellen Kaisse) of the journal Phonology.
ELIZABETH HUME is Professor and Chair of the Department of Linguistics at The Ohio State University. She holds a PhD and MA in linguistics from Cornell University, an MA in French and Social Psychology of Language from McMaster University, and a BA in French from Université Laval.
KEREN RICE is University Professor and Canada Research Chair in Linguistics and Aboriginal Studies at the University of Toronto. She holds an MA and PhD in Linguistics from the University of Toronto and a BA in Linguistics from Cornell University.
“All academic libraries supporting high-level work on linguistics, language acquisition, or inter-personal communication should seriously consider both this and the Blackwell Companion to Syntax for acquisition.” (Reference Reviews, 2012)
"The Companion is a lively, accessible and superbly organized world tour of Phonology, covering all the territory a reader could hope for, with some extra, unexpected gems."
—April McMahon, University of Edinburgh
"The Companion to Phonology is an encyclopedia of the problems and puzzles that have occupied the field over the past fifty years. It systematizes what we have learned and provides a platform for future work…a reference tool that working phonologists will turn to daily."
—Michael Kenstowicz, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
"This set will be the indispensible go-to guide for anyone embarking on a research project in any of the more than 100 different phenomena covered. By choosing younger authors as well as established scholars, the editors have ensured that this work is timely and reflects a diversity of viewpoints."
—John J. McCarthy, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
"This set is a remarkable achievement; the comprehensiveness of the coverage of phenomena and issues that have been central to phonological studies is unequaled. Assuredly, it will be the standard reference tool in phonology for decades to come."
—Glyne Piggott, McGill University