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Talking ProperThe Rise of Accent as Social Symbol

Talking Proper: The Rise of Accent as Social Symbol

Lynda Mugglestone

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199250622
eISBN:
9780191719486
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250622.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

This book is a history of the rise and fall of the English accent as a badge of cultural, social, and class identity. The book traces the origins of the phenomenon in late 18th-century London, ... More

A Theory of Phonological Features

A Theory of Phonological Features

San Duanmu

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199664962
eISBN:
9780191818004
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664962.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Theoretical Linguistics

This study determines a system of phonological features that is minimally sufficient to distinguish all consonants and vowels in the world’s languages. It differs from previous studies in several ... More

Tone and Accent in Oklahoma Cherokee

Tone and Accent in Oklahoma Cherokee

Hiroto Uchihara

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198739449
eISBN:
9780191802393
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739449.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Phonetics / Phonology

This book is a study of the tone and accent of Oklahoma Cherokee, which has six possible pitch patterns occurring on a syllable: low, high, low–high, high–low, lowfall, and superhigh. This study ... More

Typological Change in Chinese Syntax

Typological Change in Chinese Syntax

Dan Xu

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199297566
eISBN:
9780191711299
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297566.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

This new interpretation of the early history of Chinese argues that Old Chinese was typologically a ‘mixed’ language. It shows that, though its dominant word order was subject-verb-object, this ... More

Varieties of Spoken French

Varieties of Spoken French

Sylvain Detey, Jacques Durand, Bernard Laks, and Chantal Lyche (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199573714
eISBN:
9780191818011
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573714.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book examines the variation found in modern spoken French, based on the research programme ‘Phonology of Contemporary French’ (Phonologie du Français Contemporain, PFC). Extensive data are drawn ... More

Vowel Length From Latin to Romance

Vowel Length From Latin to Romance

Michele Loporcaro

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199656554
eISBN:
9780191779749
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656554.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

The book provides a global reappraisal of a central topic of Romance historical linguistics: the development of vowel length from Latin to the Romance languages and dialects. In Latin, vowel length ... More

Vowel Prosthesis in RomanceA Diachronic Study

Vowel Prosthesis in Romance: A Diachronic Study

Rodney Sampson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199541157
eISBN:
9780191716096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541157.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

This book presents for the first time an in‐depth historical account of vowel prosthesis in the Romance languages. Vowel prosthesis is a change which involves the appearance of a non‐etymological ... More

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