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  • A Romance Perspective on Language Knowledge and Useby Rafael Núñez-Cedeño; Luis López; Richard Cameron

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2003; US$ 203.00

    Twenty-one articles from the 31st LSRL investigate cutting-edge issues and interfaces across phonology, pragmatics, sociolinguistics, semantics, and syntax in multiple dialects of such Romance languages as Catalan, French, Creole French, and Spanish, both old and modern. Research in Romance phonology moves from the quantitative and synchronic to cover... more...

  • Tense and Aspect in Romance Languagesby Dalila Ayoun; M. Rafael Salaberry

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 173.00

    This volume presents a state-of-the-art descriptive and explanatory analysis of the second language development of Romance tense-aspect systems. It contains new experimental data from adult French, Catalan, Portuguese learners, and Italian children learners. Standing research questions are addressed and pedagogical implications for foreign language... more...

  • Theoretical and Experimental Approaches to Romance Linguisticsby Randall Gess; Edward J. Rubin

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 188.00

    The 20 papers in this volume are a selection from those presented at the 34th LSRL, held in Salt Lake City, in 2004. The papers deal with a wide range of theoretical issues in Romance Linguistics and include several from the conference parasession, which focused on experimental approaches to problems in Romance Linguistics. The book will be of interest... more...

  • 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...

  • Theoretical Analyses on Romance Languagesby José Lema; Esthela Treviño

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1998; US$ 188.00

    From the papers presented at the 26th LSRL, this volume offers a selection of a contributions on phonological issues and on syntax. Most of the grammatical phenomena discussed are treated within the frameworks of the Minimalist Program, Distributed Morphology, or Optimality Theory. It was apparent from the diversity of the papers delivered, that these... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...