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1968, 1st edition, with a complete number line. Occasional marginal notations that add rather than detract. The Sound Pattern of English is a 1968 work on phonology (a branch of linguistics) by Noam Chomsky and Morris Halle. It presents a view of the phonology of English, and has been very influential in both the field of phonology and in the analysis of the English language. Chomsky and Halle present phonology as a linguistic subsystem, separate from other components of the grammar, that transforms an underlying phonemic sequence according to rules and produces as its output the phonetic form that is uttered by a speaker. The theory fits with the rest of Chomsky's early theories of language in the sense that it is transformational; as such it serves as a landmark in Chomsky's theories by adding a clearly articulated theory of phonology to his previous work which focused on syntax.
Title: The Sound Pattern of English
Edition: 1st Edition
Publisher: NY, Harper & Row: 1968
Book Condition: Very Good
Item: 3.00 Item
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