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  • Epistemic Modalityby Paola Pietrandrea

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 158.00

    This volume offers an original theoretical and methodological approach to the hotly debated issue of epistemic modality. The analysis is conducted in a rigorous typological frame developed after a careful consideration of a wealth of cross-linguistic data, and focuses on Italian, a language often disregarded in comparative analyses. The complexity... more...

  • Focus and Background in Romance Languagesby Andreas Dufter; Daniel Jacob

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 149.00

    Focus?background structure has taken center stage in much current theorizing about sentence prosody, syntax, and semantics. However, both the inventory of focus expressions found cross-linguistically and the interpretive consequences associated with each of these continue to be insufficiently described. This volume aims at providing new observations... 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...

  • From Particular to General Linguisticsby Yakov Malkiel

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1983; US$ 230.00

    The period of 1965 to 1978 was an extremely productive time for U.S. (Russian born) Romance etymologist and philologist Yakov Malkiel whose specialty was the development of Latin words, roots, prefixes, and suffixes in modern Romance languages, particularly Spanish. Malkiel will be known as the great champion of etymology in linguistics as evidenced... more...

  • Gramática del italianoby Giovanni da Milano; Escuela de Idiomas De Vecchi

    De Vecchi Ediciones 2012; US$ 3.88

    Para el correcto conocimiento y aprendizaje de una lengua es imprescindible conocer a fondo la gramática. El manual que tiene entre sus manos pone a su alcance la adquisición de estos conocimientos de una forma fácil: la teoría está perfectamente sintetizada y explicada de forma clara y sencilla; los ejemplos le ayudarán a comprender perfectamente... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Italian All-in-One For Dummiesby Antonietta Di Pietro; Francesca Romana Onofri; Teresa L. Picarazzi; ; Karen Antje ller; Daniela Gobetti; Beth Bartolini-Salimbeni

    Wiley 2013; US$ 34.99 US$ 27.99

    Learn to speak Italian like a native? Easy. Italian All-in-One For Dummies appeals to those readers looking for a comprehensive, all-encompassing guide to mastering the Italian language. It contains content from all For Dummies Italian language instruction titles, including Italian For Dummies, Intermediate Italian For Dummies, Italian Verbs For... more...

  • Italian Demystifiedby Marcel Danesi

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 21.95

    You can learn to speak Italian in no time-- capisci ? It's time to say arrivederci to your fears of learning a new language. With this easy-to-follow guide, you'll have no problema speaking and understanding Italian. Presto ! Before you know it, you'll get past ciao and really be able to converse. Beginning with everyday Italian expressions... more...