Moulton and the concept of phonological space

An oldie but a goodie. Some might say a classic in fact. And yet another from Word. A definite influence on Labov, as he discusses in The Social Stratification of English in New York City (1966).

Moulton, William G. 1962. Dialect geography and the concept of phonological space. Word, 18: 23-32. 1962.pdf


About daviddurian
I am a sociolinguist with a Ph D in Linguistics from The Ohio State University. Currently, I work as the Lecturer at Rice University, where I teach undergraduate courses in both sociolinguistics and general linguistics. I also work on research projects investing language variation and change in US English a variety of cities. Specifically, at the moment, this includes Houston, Chicago, and Columbus, OH.

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