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Vowel-Shifting in the English Language: An Evolutionary Account
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Mouton De Gruyter
Publication date February 26, 2015
Pages 222
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9783110369502
ISBN-10 3110369508
Dimensions 0.75 by 6.25 by 9 in.
Weight 1 lbs.
Published in Europe
Original list price $154.00
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English has long been suspected to be a vowel-shifting language. This hypothesis, often only adumbrated in previous work, is closely investigated in this book. Framed within a novel framework combining evolutionary linguistics and Optimality Theory, the account proposed here argues that the replacement of duration by quality as the primary cue to signaling vowel oppositions has resulted in the 'shiftiness' of many post-medieval English varieties.



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from Mouton De Gruyter (February 26, 2015)
9783110369502 | details & prices | 222 pages | 6.25 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 1.00 lbs | List price $154.00
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With John D. MacDonald | Reissue edition from Gold Medal (February 1, 1995); titled "Dress Her in Indigo"
9780449132937 | details & prices | 4.25 × 7.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.30 lbs | List price $5.99
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