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  • The Semantic Structure of Spanishby Larry D. King

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1992; US$ 180.00

    In recent years, linguistics has become increasingly more willing to allow some type of representation of 'meaning' in the study of language. However, most approaches deal with sentence or utterance meaning and thereby ignore the meaning of linguistic form. Yet no description of linguistic semantics can be complete without a comprehensive account between... more...

  • Theoretical Analyses in Romance Linguisticsby Christiane Laeufer; Terrell A. Morgan

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1991; US$ 281.00

    This nineteenth edition of LSRL proceedings contains a selection of papers on variety of Romance idioms and includes current topics in established areas of study. The phonology papers focus mostly on syllabic and higher-level prosodic structure. The morphology section deals primarily with compounding. The syntax contributions principally treat infinitival... more...

  • Papers from the XIIth Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages, University Park, April 1?3, 1982by Philip Baldi

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1984; US$ 281.00

    This volume contains a selection of papers presented at the XII Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages (LSRL), held in April 1982 at Penn State University. These papers reflect the general state of the art in Romance Linguistics. Some of the studies are theoretical papers that seek to establish general principles based on the analysis of a Romance... more...

  • Proto-Romance Morphologyby Robert A. Jr. Hall

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1984; US$ 180.00

    This volume deals with the reconstructed morphology of Proto-Romance. It is the third in a series by this author. The first volume (1974, Elsevier) deals with the external history of the Romance languages: the conditions under which they developed, were used, and (in some instances) went out of use. The second volume (1976, Elsevier) treats the phonology... more...

  • Selected papers from the XIIIth Linguistic Symposium on Romanceby Larry D. King; Catherine A. Maley

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1985; US$ 195.00

    The papers in this volume are a selection from the paper presented at the 13th Annual Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages (1983). The languages discussed include Romance in general, Spanish, French, Portuguese, and Gascon. The diversity of the topics encompassed by these papers conforms to the principal goal of the LSRL conferences: to contribute... more...

  • Case Suspension and Binary Complement Structure in Frenchby Julia Herschensohn

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1996; US$ 158.00

    Adopting the theoretical framework of the minimalist program, this study of syntactic limitations on complement configuration investigates the link between thematic external arguments and case. Using evidence from pronominal, psychological experiencer, and inalienable constructions, it argues that both accusative and dative are structural cases in... more...

  • The Cognitive System of the French Verbby John Hewson

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1997; US$ 158.00

    This study is based on the writings and teaching of Gustave Guillaume (1883-1960), one of the earliest proponents of what is today called Cognitive Linguistics. It offers (1) a much needed presentation in English of Guillaume’s view of the French system, (2) the clarifications added by his successors, and (3) much empirical detail added by the... more...

  • Contemporary Research in Romance Linguisticsby Jon Amastae; Grant Goodall; M. Montalbetti; M. Phinney

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1995; US$ 188.00

    This volume contains 23 papers selected from those presented at the 22nd Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages. The papers address issues in phonology, morphology, syntax/semantics from contemporary theoretical perspectives. In addition, in keeping with the symposium's US-Mexico location and commemoration of the twin quincentenaries of Columbus'... more...

  • Current Issues in Romance Languagesby Teresa Satterfield; Christina Tortora; Diana Cresti

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 195.00

    This book presents an enlightening collection of papers contributing to theoretical discussions across many topics within the study of Romance Languages and Linguistics. The work originates from the 29th Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages held in 1999 at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, although only a small subpart of the proceedings papers... more...

  • Italic and Romanceby Herbert J. Izzo

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1980; US$ 188.00

    The papers in this volume deal with the languages of ancient Italy and the Romance dialects that grew from them. The arrangement of papers in the volume is topical, starting with ancient Italy and moving upward in time and outward in space through general Romance to Italian, French and Provenšal, Spanish, Romanian and Sardinian. more...