Preliminaries to Speech Analysis

Preliminaries to Speech Analysis

The Distinctive Features and Their Correlates

By Roman Jakobson, Gunnar Fant and Morris Halle




This work attempts to describes the ultimate discrete components of language, their specific structure, and their articulatory, acoustic, and perceptual correlates, and surveys their utilization in the language of the world. First published in 1951, this edition contains an added paper on Tenseness and Laxness.


$20.00 X ISBN: 9780262600019 76 pp. | 6 in x 9 in