Über den Autor
Mark Aronoff is Professor of Linguistics at Stony Brook University (SUNY). He is co-editor, with Janie Rees-Miller, of The Handbook of Linguistics (Wiley-Blackwell, 2001), and served as editor of the journal Language from 1995 to 2000.rnKirsten Fudeman is Professor of French at the University of Pittsburgh. She is the author of Vernacular Voices: Language and Identity in Medieval French Jewish Communities (2010).
PrefacernAcknowledgmentsrnAbbreviationsrnRemarks on TranscriptionrnThe International Phonetic Alphabetrn1. Thinking about Morphology and Morphological Analysisrn2. Words and Lexemesrn3. Morphology and Phonologyrn4. Derivation and the Lexiconrn5. Derivation and Semanticsrn6. Inflectionrn7. Morphology and Syntaxrn8. Morphological Productivity and the Mental LexiconrnGlossaryrnReferencesrnIndex
What is Morphology? is a concise and critical introduction to the central ideas of morphology, which has been revised and expanded to include additional material on morphological productivity and the mental lexicon, experimental and computational methods, and new teaching material.
* Introduces the fundamental aspects of morphology to students with minimal background in linguistics
* Includes additional material on morphological productivity and the mental lexicon, and experimental and computational methods
* Features new and revised exercises as well as suggestions for further reading at the end of each chapter
* Equips students with the skills to analyze a wide breadth of classic morphological issues through engaging examples
* Uses cross-linguistic data throughout to illustrate concepts, specifically referencing Kujamaat Joola, a Senegalese language
* Includes a new answer key, available for instructors online