The Oxford Handbook of Persian Linguistics
Edited by Anousha Sedighi and Pouneh Shabani-Jadidi
The Oxford Handbook of Persian Linguistics is a comprehensive volume that offers a detailed overview of the field of Persian linguistics, discusses its development, and captures critical accounts of the cutting edge research within the major subfields of Persian linguistics. The handbook also discusses current debates and suggests productive lines of future research. Chapters are authored by internationally renowned leading scholars in the major subfields. The outline of the book is as follows: Chapter 1 is the introduction; Chapter 2 discusses the linguistic change from the Old to the New Persian; Chapter 3 is a discussion on the typological approaches and dialects; Chapter 4 focuses on phonetics, Chapter 5 on phonology, and Chapter 6 on the prosody. Chapter 7 focuses on generative approaches to Persian syntax, while Chapter 8 discusses other approaches to Persian syntax. Chapter 9 focuses on specific features of Persian syntax. Chapter 10 is on morphology, Chapter 11 on lexicography, and Chapter 12 introduces the Academy of Persian Language and Literature. Chapter 13 is on sociolinguistics, while Chapter 14 discusses language contact and multiculturalism in Iran. Chapter 15 discusses Persian as a heritage language and Chapter 16 is on Persian language pedagogy. Chapter 17 is focused on psycholinguistics, Chapter 18 on neurolinguistics, and Chapter 19 is on computational linguistics. The handbook, in one volume, gives critical expression to the Persian language and as such is a great resource for scholars, advanced students, and those researching in related areas.
- Oxford University Press
- Print Publication Date:
- Aug 2018
- Published online:
- Sep 2018