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  • The Handbook of Spanish Second Language Acquisitionby Kimberly L. Geeslin

    Wiley 2013; US$ 200.95

    Bringing together a comprehensive collection of newly-commissioned articles, this Handbook covers the most recent developments across a range of sub-fields relevant to the study of second language Spanish. Provides a unique and much-needed collection of new research in this subject, compiled and written by experts in the field Offers a critical... more...

  • Hilfsverbenby Eva-Maria Remberger

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 196.00

    This study is an application of Chomsky's minimalist program (1995) to the universally relevant phenomenon of auxiliarity, restricted here to verb auxiliarity. It provides detailed minimalist analyses of auxiliary verb constructions in two Romance languages (Italian and Sardinian). The theoretical framework is supplied by Generative Grammar,... more...

  • Hispanic Linguistics at the Crossroadsby Rachel Klassen; Juana M. Liceras; Elena Valenzuela

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 158.00

    Studies have uncovered several non-standard trill realizations besides the multiple alveolar trill in different Spanish varieties (Lewis, 2004; Colantoni, 2006a; Willis, 2006; Díaz-Campos, 2008; among others). The present study adds to this body of literature by using variationist methods to analyze trill production in Panamanian Spanish. The... more...

  • Historical Romance Linguisticsby Randall S. Gess; Deborah Arteaga

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2006; US$ 188.00

    This volume contains 17 studies on historical Romance linguistics within a variety of current theoretical frameworks; it includes studies on phonology, morphology and syntax, focusing solely or comparatively on all five ?major? Romance languages: French, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian and Spanish. An introduction by the eminent Romance Linguist Jürgen... more...

  • IB French Bby Christine Trumper; John Israel

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 48.00

    Thoroughly addressing the 2011 Language B syllabus, this resource will full equip your students to shine. Interactive oral activities are built in and a huge range of written tasks will strengthen exam skills. Extension sections in each chapter will ensure students are stretched. Suitable for SL and HL, it covers all the core themes and options. more...

  • Idiomatic Constructions in Italianby Simonetta Vietri

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 158.00

    This study is devoted to the analysis of Italian idioms with either ordinary or support verbs (also called light verbs). The research focuses on the exhaustive description of idioms, and is based on their systematic classification according to the principles of the Lexicon-Grammar methodology developed by Maurice Gross (1975, 1979 and further). A thorough... more...

  • Impersonals and other Agent Defocusing Constructions in Frenchby Michel Achard

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 149.00

    This book investigates French impersonals as a functional category. Any structure whose agent is defocused and whose predicate describes a situation stable enough to be generally available should be considered impersonal. In addition to il impersonals, the category also includes demonstrative ( ce/ça ), middle ( se ), and indefinite ( on ) structures.... more...

  • Implicatures in Discourseby Sarah E. Blackwell

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2003; US$ 173.00

    Implicatures in Discourse examines Spanish conversations and oral narratives in order to seek support for a pragmatic theory of anaphora. Blackwell argues that the use of anaphoric expressions may be considered conversational implicatures that give rise to inferences of coreference and non-coreference. Her analysis shows how speakers abide by Levinson's... more...

  • In Memoriam Friedrich Diez: Akten des Kolloquiums zum Wissenschaftsgeschichte der Romanistik/Actes du Colloque sur l'Histoire des Etudes Romanes/ Procby Hans-Josef Niederehe; Harald Haarmann

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1976; US$ 210.00

    The first 'Kolloquium zur Wissenschaftsgeschichte der Romanistik' (Trier 1975) was held to commemorate the hundredth anniversary of the death of Friedrich Diez, the founder of Romance philology. The colloquium offered Romanists and historians of linguistics the opportunity for intense discussion, which is continued in the papers in this volume. more...

  • Inflection and Word Formation in Romance Languagesby Sascha Gaglia; Marc-Olivier Hinzelin

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 158.00

    Morphology, and in particular word formation, has always played an important role in Romance linguistics since it was introduced in Diez?s comparative Romance grammar. Recent years have witnessed a surge of interest in inflectional morphology, and current research shows a strong interest in paradigmatic analyses. This volume brings together research... more...