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  • The Categories of Grammarby Alan Huffman

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1997; US$ 216.00

    This book offers an analysis of the French clitic object pronouns lui and le in the radically functional Columbia school framework, contrasting this framework with sentence-based treatments of case selection. It suggests that features of the sentence such as subject and object relations, normally taken as pretheoretical categories of observation... more...

  • The Pragmatics of Requests and Apologiesby Elizabeth Flores Salgado

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 143.00

    The purpose of this research is to analyse the pragmatic development of language groups at different proficiency levels and to investigate the relationship between interlanguage pragmatics and grammatical competence. For this study, 36 native Spanish speaking EFL learners at different proficiency levels were asked to respond in English to 24 different... more...

  • Dialect Deathby Charles E. Holloway

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1997; US$ 158.00

    The Brule Dwellers of Ascension Parish are descendants of Canary Island immigrants who came to Louisiana in the late 1700s. A few residents in and around the Ascension Parish area still speak an archaic dialect of Spanish which is at the brink of linguistic extinction. Because the Brule dialect is in the final stages of what is commonly known as “language... more...

  • Formal Perspectives on Romance Linguisticsby Jean-Marc Authier; Barbara E. Bullock; Lisa A. Reed

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1999; US$ 180.00

    This volume presents current research in the formal treatment of linguistic phenomena in the Romance languages. It focuses on a variety of issues in phonology, second language acquisition, semantics, and syntax. Topics in phonological theory include the analysis of geminates, assimilation, rhotics, aspiration, syllabification, the interaction of phonology... more...

  • Semantic Issues in Romance Syntaxby Esthela Treviño; José Lema

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1999; US$ 180.00

    All of the articles in this volume focus on the interaction of form and meaning. Most of them are developed under the principal thesis of the Minimalist Program. These works show that the theoretical linguistic trend is to discover semantic aspects which are assumed to have visible syntactic repercussions through morphosyntactic and morphosemantic... more...

  • For to Speke Frenche Trewelyby Douglas A. Kibbee

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1991; US$ 165.00

    The first grammatical descriptions of the French language were produced in England, several centuries before the first grammar written in French (but also several centuries after the Norman Conquest). This book describes the status of French in England during the period from the marriage of Emma of Normandy to thelred (1004) to the fixing of a (relatively)... 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...

  • Linguistic Perspectives on Romance Languagesby William J. Ashby; Marianne Mithun; Giorgio Perissinotto

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1993; US$ 195.00

    This volume presents a selection of the best papers from the 1991 Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages, held in Santa Barbara. In addition, the volume contains revised versions of three of the keynote papers. A welcome aspect of this collection, reflective of the conference itself, is the recurrent incorporation of historical and social factors... more...

  • New Analyses in Romance Linguisticsby Dieter Wanner; Douglas A. Kibbee

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1991; US$ 203.00

    The twenty papers from the eighteenth Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages deal with diverse aspects of the Romance languages and Romance linguistics. They reflect the current state of Romance studies in North America and of the particular outlook among the international group of contributors and participants to LSRL 18. The thriving research... more...

  • Romance Languages and Modern Linguistic Theoryby Paul Hirschbühler; E.F.K. Koerner

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1992; US$ 195.00

    The contributions in this volume are selected and revised papers from the 20th Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages, held in Ottawa in 1990. They reflect the state of Romance linguistics carried out within a broadly defined generative framework. more...