By Walter S. Avis (auth.), Lawrence J. Raphael, Carolyn B. Raphael, Miriam R. Valdovinos (eds.)
We are happy so as to honor Arthur J. Bronstein with this quantity of essays. we're the entire extra happy as the quantity has examine capable intrinsic advantage, yet neither the reader nor Arthur must have any doubts approximately our fundamental goal in assembling this ebook. That the col lection is intrinsically helpful is, in itself, a tribute to the fellow whom it honors: The contributing authors are all colleagues, scholars, and pals of Arthur. Readers who're conversant in Arthur should not stunned through the vast variety of educational services which has been delivered to undergo with regards to language during this publication. they'll realize that Arthur's personal variety of craftsmanship and curiosity is simply slightly matched by means of the contents of the essays and the backgrounds in their authors. nonetheless, those that recognize little approximately Arthur can have considered him essentially in slim organization with phonetics and lin guistics, probably because the writer of The Pronunciation of yankee English, definitely the main influential of yank phonetics texts over the last sector of a century. even though such an organization is in lots of respects applicable, it truly is altogether too constrained, yet it will now not deter us from utilizing it because the foundation for a proper and, we are hoping, revealing metaphor approximately Arthur J.