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  • Using Italianby J. J. Kinder; V. M. Savini

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 52.00 US$ 42.64

    This 2002 book is a guide to Italian usage for students wishing to extend their knowledge of the language. more...

  • Romance Phonology and Variationby Caroline R. Wiltshire; Joaquim Camps

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 165.00

    This volume contains a selection of refereed and revised papers, originally presented at the 30th Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages, focussing on the areas of phonology and language variation. The papers address issues in phonology such as the emergence of the unmarked, representational structure in phonology and morphology, intonation in Spanish,... more...

  • Segmental and prosodic issues in Romance phonologyby Pilar Prieto; Joan Mascaró; Maria-Josep Solé

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 165.00

    This paper explores the concept of linguistic rhythm classes through a series of studies exploiting metrics designed to quantify speech rhythm. We compared the rhythm of ?syllable-timed? French and Spanish with that of ?stress-timed? Dutch and English, finding that rate-normalised metrics of vocalic interval variability (VarcoV and nPVI-V), together... more...

  • Advances in Roumanian Linguisticsby Guglielmo Cinque; Giuliana Giusti

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1995; US$ 149.00

    The aim of the book is to collect and make available to the public recent studies on Roumanian in the framework of Generative Grammar. All the studies can be considered as highly advanced from both the empirical and the theoretical point of view. In fact, they deal with many of the phenomena that differentiate this language from other well-studied... more...

  • Comparative Historical Dialectologyby Thomas D. Cravens

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 158.00

    This brief monograph explores the historical motivations for two sets of phonological changes in some varieties of Romance: restructured voicing of intervocalic /p t k/, and palatalization of initial /l/ and /n/. These developments have been treated repeatedly over the decades, yet neither has enjoyed a satisfactory solution. This book attempts to... more...

  • Grammatical Theory and Romance Languagesby Karen Zagona

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1996; US$ 180.00

    This volume presents recent theoretical research on Romance languages, selected from papers presented at the 25th Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages. It includes studies of individual Romance languages as well as comparative studies — both within the Romance family and with non-Romance languages (Basque, Bulgarian, Germanic and Quechua).... more...

  • Lexique-Grammaire des langues romanesby Alain Guillet; Nunzio La Fauci

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1984; US$ 188.00

    Une méthodologie commune est la caractéristique principale des travaux qui sont réunis dans ces actes du Premier Colloque Européen sur la Grammaire et le Lexique comparés des langues Romanes (Palerme 1981). La comparaison n?est pas une nouveauté en linguistique Romane; l?originalité des travaux présentés... more...

  • Lengua y cultura en el Caribe hispánicoby Jens Lüdtke; Matthias Perl

    De Gruyter 1994; US$ 154.00

    Se enfocan la lengua española y los cambios culturales en el Caribe desde los contactos con los taínos y los indígenas del Continente y sus repercusiones lingüísticas y literarias, y se analiza el desarrollo de la lengua en las Antillas Mayores, la criollización, el contacto con lenguas posteriores y la descriollización, resultado de interferencias... more...

  • A Reference Grammar of Romanianby Carmen Dobrovie-Sorin; Ion Giurgea

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 195.00

    Based on recent research in formal linguistics, this volume provides a thorough description of the whole system of Romanian Noun Phrases, understood in an extended sense, that is, in addition to nouns, pronouns and determiners, it examines all the adnominal phrases: genitive-marked DPs, adjectives, relative clauses, appositions, prepositional phrases,... more...

  • Practising Spanish Grammarby Angela Howkins; Christopher Pountain; Teresa de Carlos

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 29.95

    This third edition of PRACTISING SPANISH GRAMMAR offers you a wide variety of exercises that put Spanish grammar into practice so you can understand better how the language is used today. Thoroughly updated, PRACTISING SPANISH GRAMMAR THIRD EDITION includes: a glossary that explains grammatical terms clearly, providing you with a useful reference... more...