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- Linkgua 2010; US$ 4.76
Como poeta cortesano, fue autor de numerosas canciones; pero lo verdaderamente destacable de Jorge Manrique reside en sus Coplas, escritas tras la muerte de su padre, Rodrigo, y con motivo de ésta, por lo cual se les llama comúnmente Coplas a la muerte de su padre. En ellas, y superando los tópicos medievales de la poesía dedicada elogiosa o aduladoramente... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 165.00
From the 16th century onwards, Europeans encountered languages in the Americas, Africa, and Asia which were radically different from any of the languages of the Old World. Missionaries were in the forefront of this encounter: in order to speak to potential converts, they needed to learn local languages. A great wealth of missionary grammars survives... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00
Western hemisphere varieties of Spanish and Portuguese show substantial similarity in the patterning of sociolinguistic variation and change. Caribbean and coastal dialects of Latin American Spanish share several variables with Brazilian Portuguese (e.g., deletion of coda –s, –r). These variables also show similar social distribution in... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 38.95
This new edition of Practising French Grammar offers a set of varied and accessible exercises for developing a practical awareness of French as it is spoken and written today. The lively examples and authentic texts and cartoons have been updated to reflect current usage. A new companion website provides a wealth of additional interactive exercises... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 33.95
Practising Italian Grammar offers a comprehensive set of varied exercises for developing a greater practical awareness of the language. It is designed as a companion volume to A Reference Grammar of Modern Italian by Maiden and Robustelli, but it can also be used on its own by anyone wishing to improve their proficiency in Italian. The workbook includes... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 154.00
This study examines the properties behind the evolution of clauses introduced by prepositions in Spanish, including clausal nominality, argumenthood and preposition optionality. It devotes special attention to the nature and constraints of comparable constructions in other past and present European languages, particularly Portuguese,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95
This book discusses a class of Reduced Constructions which exhibit both mono- and bi-clausal characteristics. In Spanish, as well as other Romance languages, the most salient mono-clausal characteristic is the possibility of clitic climbing, i.e. the possibility of an object clitic attaching to a verb that is higher (in the appropriate sense) than... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 143.00
Temporal-aspectual systems have a great potential of informing our understanding of the developing competence of second language learners. So far, the vast majority of empirical studies investigating L2 acquisition have largely focused on past temporality, neglecting the acquisition of the expression of the present and future temporalities with rare... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1987; US$ 180.00
The aim of the present work is to study the main distributional and transformational properties of verbs with a non-prepositional sentential complement in the two-argument sentence in Spanish. more...