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Title: Prosodic Features and Prosodic Structure
Subtitle: The Phonology of Suprasegmentals
Written By: Anthony Fox
URL: http://www.oup-usa.org/isbn/019925396x.html
Description:

This book focuses on the description and analysis of the "prosodic" features of speech, including length, accent and stress, tone, and intonation. Fox identifies criteria for defining these features and examines the features in depth from a variety of theoretical perspectives. Throughout, he emphasizes the relationships and interdependencies between the different features and their place in the overall structure and organization of utterances.

Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0198237855
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 416 pp
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 019925396X
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 416 pp
Prices: $39.95