The Interplay of Morphology and Phonology

Oxford Surveys in Syntax & Morphology

Book 8
OUP Oxford
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This book presents a phenomenon-oriented survey of the interaction between phonology and morphology. It examines the ways in which morphology, i.e. word formation, demonstrates sensitivity to phonological information and how phonological patterns can be sensitive to morphology. Chapters focus on morphologically conditioned phonology, process morphology, prosodic templates, reduplication, infixation, phonology-morphology interleaving effects, prosodic-morphological mismatches, ineffability, and other cases of phonology-morphology interaction. The overview discusses the relevance of a variety of phenomena for theoretical issues in the field. These include the debate over item-based vs. realizational approaches to morphology; the question of whether cyclic effects can be subsumed under paradigmatic effects; whether reduplication is phonological copying or morphological doubling; whether infixation and suppletive allomorphy are phonologically optimizing, and more. The book is intended to be used in graduate or advanced undergraduate courses or as a reference for those pursuing individual topics in the phonology-morphology interface.
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About the author

Sharon Inkelas received her PhD in Linguistics from Stanford University in 1989; her dissertation was directed by Paul Kiparsky. After teaching at UCLA and the University of Maryland, Inkelas came to Berkeley in 1990 and assumed her present faculty position in 1992. She has taught courses in phonology, morphology, and the phonology-morphology interface at five Linguistic Society of America Summer Institutes. In 2005 she published Reduplication: Doubling in Morphology (CUP) with Cheryl Zoll.
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Publisher
OUP Oxford
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Published on
Oct 31, 2014
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Pages
368
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ISBN
9780191019401
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Language
English
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Genres
Language Arts & Disciplines / Linguistics / General
Language Arts & Disciplines / Linguistics / Phonetics & Phonology
Language Arts & Disciplines / Linguistics / Syntax
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