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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 Provençal, Spanish, Romanian and Sardinian. more...