The text is always clear, and there is an obvious careful attention to detail ... the clarity of the presentation is admirable ... a highly valuable and thoughtful overview of the structure of prosody ... The presentation is always lucid and the analysis always carefully presented ... an excellent contribution to an understanding of the nature and representation of prosody which many readers will find exceptionally useful. (LINGUIST List
About the Author
Dr Anthony Fox is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Linguistics and Phonetics at the University of Leeds, where he has been Head of Department since 1989. He studied Modern Languages and Phonetics at the University of Edinburgh, obtaining his doctorate with a dissertation on the intonation of German and English. His research has been mainly devoted to intonation, particularly in relation to other prosodic features, and to intonational typology. He has also published books on the structure of German and on linguistic reconstruction.