This book offers the first comprehensive description of the prosody
of nine Romance languages that takes into account internal
dialectal variation. Teams of experts examine the prosody of
Catalan, French, Friulian, Italian, Occitan, Portuguese, Romanian,
Sardinian, and Spanish using the Autosegmental Metrical framework
of intonational phonology and the Tones and Breaks Indices (ToBI)
The chapters all share a common methodology,... more...