Very Good. 0521290589. This book is in very good condition; no remainder marks. It does have some cover shelfwear and corner wear. Inside pages are clean.; Cambridge Studies in Linguistics; 8.98 X 5.98 X 1.18 inches; 390 pages.
As New. Large 8vo viii, 381 pp, preface, 1. Some Preliminary Considerations; 2. Past Work on Prosodic Features; 3. Voice-Quality and Sound Attributes in Prosodic Study; 4. The Prosodic Featues in English; 5. The Intonation System of English; 6. The Grammar of Intonation; 7. the Semantics of Intonation; bibliography, index of persons, index of subjects. Cambridge Studies in Linguistics series: First Paperback Edition, 1976. "The author provides the reader with a thorough and fascinating analysis of the patterns of intonation and prosody found within the English language. He begins by contextualising his work on prosody within existing studies, before going on to discuss voice quality and sound attributes in prosodic systems. There are also comprehensive studies of the grammar, semantics and intonation of the spoken English language. This book provides a useful theoretical base for the study of language, prosody and intonation, and will be enjoyed by all with an interest in linguistics and speech patterns in general." from the jacket flap. Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Paperback.
Very Good in Very Good jacket. First edition, hardcover, light bumps to spine ends, lgiht soiling and few small spots to page edges, otherwise a VG+ copy in a price-clipped, VG dustjacket which has light foxing to the spine, light soiling and a small coffee-spot to the rear and some light wear to the edges.
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