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Monographs (as sole author)
Articles (as sole author)
Articles (with co-author)
Reviews (a selection)
Anthologies (as sole editor)
Anthologies (as co-editor)
Periodicals (editor etc.)
Publications in preparation

  • Monographs (as sole author)
    • 1981 Bidialektale Phonologie. Die Kompetenz zweier Salzburger Sprecher. Wiesbaden: Steiner. (= Zeitschrift für Dialektologie und Linguistik Beihefte, N.F. 34).
    • 1985 Dictionnaire koromfe (Dialecte de Mengao), koromfe-français, français-koromfe, utilisant aussi du matériel non-publié de Wilhelm Staude. Hamburg: Buske.
    • 1985 Textes koromfe. Collectés par Wilhelm Staude. Hamburg: Buske.
    • 1988 Tridirectional autosegmental phonology and the PC. Habilitationsschrift. Unpublished (circulated as ms.).
    • 1997 Koromfe. London: Routledge.
    • 2000 Prototype online Koromfe - English/French/German dictionary. Electronic: http://www.univie.ac.at/linguistics/personal/john/kd_main.htm

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  • Articles (as sole author)
    • 1977 Can all L2 overgeneralizations which are not attributable to L1 interference be found in child language? In Drachman, Gaberell, ed. Akten der 3. Salzburger Jahres[s]tagung für Linguistik. (=Salzburger Beiträge zur Linguistik 4), 191-206.
    • 1979 Synchronic phonological hierarchies and imaginary phonology: Evidence from Salzburg German. Zeitschrift für Dialektologie und Linguistik XLVI,3.
    • 1979 Schwierigkeiten bei der monodialektalen Beschreibung österreichischer Stadtmundarten: zur Homogenität der bidialektalen Phonologie. Grazer Linguistische Studien 9, 152-161.
    • 1979 Toward the homogeneous description of linguistic variation. Wiener Linguistische Gazette 20, 31-40.
    • 1980 The abstractness problem and bidialectal phonology. Wiener Linguistische Gazette 22-23, 7-14.
    • 1980 Singular more marked than plural? Some evidence from Koromfe. Wiener Linguistische Gazette 24, 61-64.
    • 1981 What is shwa in Austrian German? The case for epenthesis, and its consequences. In Dressler, Wolfgang U., Oskar E. Pfeiffer & John R. Rennison, eds. Phonologica 1980. Innsbruck: Innsbrucker Beiträge zur Sprachwissenschaft. 351-356. Also in Wiener Linguistische Gazette 24, 33-42.
    • 1984 On tridirectional feature systems for vowels. Wiener Linguistische Gazette 33-34, 69-93. Also in Durand, Jacques, ed. (1986). Studies in dependency and non-linear phonology. London: Croom Helm. 281-303.
    • 1985 The morphophonology of three Koromfe noun classes. In Rennison, John, ed. Phonologica Africana 1984. Papers from the “Workshop on African Languages” at the Fifth International Phonology Meeting, Eisenstadt, 25-28th June 1984. wiener linguistische gazette, Supplement 5.
    • 1986 Vowel harmony: a metrical account. In Angenot et al., eds. Miscellaneous phonology, Volumes I e II. Florianópolis: Editora da Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina. 75-89.
    • 1986 On the semantic content of noun classes. Incontri Linguistici 11, 95-113.
    • 1987 On the Vowel Harmonies of Koromfe (Burkina Faso, West Africa). In W.U. Dressler, H.C. Luschützky, O.E. Pfeiffer & J.R. Rennison, eds. Phonologica 1984. Cambridge: CUP. 239-246.
    • 1987 Vowel harmony and tridirectional vowel features. Folia Linguistica XXI, 337-354.
    • 1989 Wo steht die Morphonologie heute? In M. Prinzhorn, ed. Generative Phonologie. Opladen: Westdeutscher Verlag. 138-163. (=Linguistische Berichte, Sonderheft 2/1989).
    • 1990 On the elements of phonological representations: the evidence from vowel systems and vowel processes. Folia Linguistica XXIV/3-4, 175-244.
    • 1990 Computer Models of Phonological Theories, Part 1. Prague Bulletin of Mathematical Linguistics 54, 37-56.
    • 1991 Computer Models of Phonological Theories, Part I1. Prague Bulletin of Mathematical Linguistics 55, 5-39.
    • 1992 Welche Vokale hatte das Proto-Gur? Überlegungen anhand der Vokalharmonie und Vokalassimilation im Koromfe und Mòoré. In E. Ebermann, E.R. Sommerauer & K.É. Thomanek, eds. Komparative Afrikanistik. Sprach-, geschichts- und literaturwissenschaftliche Aufsätze zu Ehren von Hans G. Mukarovsky anläßlich seines 70. Geburtstags. Wien: Institut für Afrikanistik.
    • 1993 Empty Nuclei in Koromfe: A First Look. Linguistique Africaine 11, 35-65.
    • 1994 Syllables, variable vowels, and empty categories. In W.U. Dressler, M. Prinzhorn & J.R. Rennison, eds. Phonologica 1992. Torino: Rosenberg & Sellier), 205-216.
    • 1996 (electronic) Sprachwissenschaft und Sprachen im Internet.
      http://www.univie.ac.at/Schroedinger/2_96/net22.htm
    • 1996 Wann ist ein Merkmal kein Merkmal? Inhaltliche Aspekte phonologischer Strukturen in der Rektionsphonologie. wiener linguistischen gazette 57-59, 27-38.
    • 1996 (electronic) Mòoré vowels revisited. Paper delivered at the Government Phonology Workshop (2nd Nov. 1996) at the 8th Int. Phonology Meeting, Vienna
      http://www.univie.ac.at/linguistics/gp/rennison.ps
    • 1997 Sprachen im Internet. SWS Rundschau 37.3, 297-301.
    • 1997 Syllables in Koromfe. Gur Papers / Cahiers voltaiques 2 (Universität Bayreuth), 117-127.
    • 1998 Contour segments without subsegmental structures. In Eugeniusz Cyran & Piotr Stalmaszczyk, eds. Studies in Phonology and Syntax. Structure and Interpretation. Lublin: Wydawnictwo Folium. 227-245.
    • 1999 Syllables in Western Koromfe. In Van der Hulst, Harry & Nancy Ritter: The Syllable: Views and Facts. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.
    • 1999 Can there be empty phonological elements? On empty heads and empty operators. In Rennison, John R. & Klaus Kühnhammer, eds. Phonologica 1996. Syllables!? The Hague: Thesus.
    • 2000 The verbal morphology of Western Koromfe. Gur Papers / Cahiers voltaiques 5.
    • 2000 OT and TO. On the status of OT as a theory and a formalism. The Linguistic Review 17.2-4, 135-142.
    • 2001 On the naturalness of Government Phonology. In: Schaner-Wolles, Chris, John R. Rennison & Friedrich Neubarth, eds. Naturally! Linguistic studies in honour of Wolfgang Ulrich Dressler presented on the occasion of his 60th birthday. Torino: Rosenberg & Sellier, 413-422.
    • 2001 Syllable structure is syll structure. In defence of CV as the only syllable type. Wiener Linguistische Gazette 67-69, 83-99.

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  • Reviews (a selection)
    • Hörmann, Hans: Psycholinguistics. An introduction to research and theory. Zeitschrift für Dialektologie und Linguistik IL, 1 (1982).
    • Scherer, Klaus R. & Howard Giles: Social markers in speech. Zeitschrift für Dialektologie und Linguistik L, 2 (1983).
    • Okoth-Okombo, Duncan. Dholuo morphophonemics in a generative framework. Anthropos 81 (1986). 355-357.
    • Lass, Roger: Phonology. An introduction to basic concepts. Studies in Language II (1987). 250-254.

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  • Anthologies (as sole editor)
    • 1985 Phonologica Africana 1984. Papers from the “Workshop on African Languages” at the Fifth International Phonology Meeting, Eisenstadt, 25-28th June 1984. wiener linguistische gazette, Supplement 5.
    • 1996 (electronic) Results of the Government Phonology Workshop (2nd November 1996, Vienna) at the Eighth International Phonology Meeting
      http://www.univie.ac.at/linguistics/gp/
    • 2001 STx. Intelligent Sound Processing. User's Guide and Reference Manual. Institut für Schallforschung der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften.

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  • Anthologies (as co-editor)
    • 1981 Dressler, Wolfgang U., Oskar E. Pfeiffer & John R. Rennison, eds. Phonologica 1980. Innsbruck: Innsbrucker Beiträge zur Sprachwissenschaft.
    • 1984 Dressler, Wolfgang U., Oskar E. Pfeiffer & John R. Rennison, eds. Discussion papers for the Fifth International Phonology Meeting. wiener linguistisch gazette, Supplement 3.
    • 1987 Dressler, Wolfgang U., Hans C. Luschützky, Oskar E. Pfeiffer & John R. Rennison, eds. Phonologica 1984. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
    • 1988 Dressler, Wolfgang U., Hans C. Luschützky, Oskar E. Pfeiffer & John R. Rennison, eds. Discussion papers for the Sixth International Phonology Meeting and Third International Morphology Meeting. wiener linguistische gazette, Supplements 6-8 (3 vols.).
    • 1990 Dressler, Wolfgang U., Hans C. Luschützky, Oskar E. Pfeiffer & John R. Rennison, eds. Contemporary Morphology. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. (=Trends in Linguistics, Studies and Monographs 49).
    • 1992 Dressler, Wolfgang U., Hans C. Luschützky, Oskar E. Pfeiffer & John R. Rennison, eds. Phonologica 1988. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
    • 1994 Dressler, Wolfgang U., Martin Prinzhorn & John R. Rennison, eds. Phonologica 1992. Torino: Rosenberg & Sellier.
    • 1997 Dressler, Wolfgang U., Martin Prinzhorn & John R. Rennison, eds. Advances in Morphology. (=Trends in Linguistics, Studies and Monographs 97). Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.
    • 1999 Rennison, John R. & Klaus Kühnhammer, eds. Phonologica 1996. Syllables!? The Hague: Thesus.
    • 2000 Dressler, Wolfgang U., Oskar E. Pfeiffer, Markus Pöchtrager & John R. Rennison, eds. Morphological Analysis in Comparison. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
    • 2001 Schaner-Wolles, Chris, John R. Rennison & Friedrich Neubarth, eds. Naturally! Linguistic studies in honour of Wolfgang Ulrich Dressler presented on the occasion of his 60th birthday. Torino: Rosenberg & Sellier

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  • Periodicals (editor etc.)
    • 1979-1992 Editor of the wiener linguistisch gazette (working papers of the Dept. of Linguistics, U Vienna: 2-3 issues and 1 supplement per year)
    • 1980-present Member of the Editorial Committee: Folia Linguistica.
    • 1991-present Member of the Board of consulting editors: The Linguistic Review.

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  • Publications in preparation
    • (monograph) Revised Koromfe – English / French / German dictionary, on CD and on paper, with recordings of each word and some example sentences. Here is a rough, unedited .PDF sample of the paper version as of 22nd October 2000. (Beware: it’s almost 1 MB.)
    • (Article) Who needs the OCP?
    • (article, with Friedrich Neubarth) Mandarin Chinese Phonemics and the X-bar theory of GP.
    • (Article, mit Nancy Ritter) Contour segments (working title). Für einen Sammelband von Jeroen Van de Weijer (ed.). Mouton de Gruyter.
    • (article, with Susan Suzman) Problems of encoding Zulu data in Childes and Shoebox (working title)
    • (Review) Ladefoged, Peter (2000) Vowels and consonants. For LinguistList.

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