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Old English and the Theory of Phonology, Paperback / softback Book

Old English and the Theory of Phonology Paperback / softback

Part of the Routledge Library Editions: Phonetics and Phonology series

Paperback / softback


First published in 1985. This title is a study in the synchronic and diachronic phonology and morphology of the Mercian dialect of Old English.

It is particularly concerned with issues in the theory of phonology that have been the subject of the 'abstractness controversy', which developed in response to the theory of phonology put forward by Chomsky and Hale.

This title will be of interest to students of English language and linguistics.


  • Format:Paperback / softback
  • Pages:284 pages
  • Publisher:Taylor & Francis Ltd
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  • ISBN:9781138317192

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