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  1. Optimality Theory (Cambridge Textbooks in Linguistics)
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  2. Optimality Theory (Cambridge Textbooks in Linguistics)

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This is an introduction to Optimality Theory, whose central idea is that surface forms of language reflect resolutions of conflicts between competing constraints. The book does not limit its empirical scope to phonological phenomena, but also contains chapters on the learnability of OT grammars; OT's implications for syntax; and other issues such as opacity. Exercises accompany chapters 1-7, and there are sections on further reading. Optimality Theory will be welcomed by any linguist with a basic knowledge of derivational Generative Phonology.

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Country
USA
Author
Rene Kager
Binding
Paperback
Brand
Brand: Cambridge University Press
EAN
9780521589802
Feature
Used Book in Good Condition
ISBN
0521589800
Label
Cambridge University Press
Manufacturer
Cambridge University Press
NumberOfItems
1
NumberOfPages
452
PublicationDate
1999-06-28
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Studio
Cambridge University Press
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