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- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95
Substantially revised and updated, this is the third edition of a highly popular book which has been helping students for decades. It provides a sound base of linguistic competence upon which students can build with confidence. Comprises twelve thematic modules each including a relevant and contemporary text based on an aspect of French life and culture,... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 280.00
This volume gives a detailed overview of the fundamentals of Romance linguistics. It deals with the history of Romance linguistics, lexicography and grammaticography, historical sources and text corpora, the history of the Romance languages and the Romana submersa as well as with Romance idioms of the Middle Ages and the state of the... 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...
- Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 54.89
Le titre Varia Romanica laisse attendre un bric-à-brac un peu hétéroclite réuni ad maiorem gloriam auctoris. Il n?en est rien ici. L?élément Romanica du titre renvoie au cadre panroman dans lequel les langues sont traitées selon leurs aspects diachroniques et synchroniques. L?idée de la romanité, de la famille des langues romanes, parcourt le livre... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 196.00
This study analyzes the variety of Spanish spoken in the Basque Country and, more specifically, in the town of Getxo. The first, theoretical, part provides a definition of the concept of ?Spanish of the Basque Country,? while the second, empirical, part discusses 17 linguistic phenomena featuring in a corpus of 20 interviews conducted... 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 2014; US$ 54.95
This book aims at deconstructing and problematizing linguistic ideologies related to Portuguese in late modernity and questioning the theoretical presuppositions which have led us to call Portuguese ?a language.? Such an endeavor is crucial when we know that Portuguese is a language which is increasingly internationalized, used as the official language... more...