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  • La négation dans les langues romanesby Franck Floricic

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 158.00

    Negation has always been and still is a central topic in typological studies and theoretical research. Its centrality shows itself in the fact that it is not restricted to a given linguistic field but compasses the whole domain of linguistic studies. Very often, works on negation are brought about in a one-sided perspective which excludes other points... more...

  • Romance Languages and Linguistic Theory 2004by Jenny Doetjes; Paz González

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2006; US$ 180.00

    This volume brings together a selection of papers from the eighteenth ‘Going Romance’ symposium, held at Leiden University, 9–11 December 2004. These papers cover a broad range of topics in phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, historical linguistics, and acquisition, in a variety of Romance languages. more...

  • Romance Languages and Linguistic Theory 2005by Sergio Baauw; Frank Drijkoningen; Manuela Pinto

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 173.00

    The co-existence in European Portuguese of Null Complement Anaphora and of VP ellipsis licensed by main verbs poses a learnability problem and ultimately provides a poverty-of-the stimulus argument for the innateness of the identification conditions on VP ellipsis. If the identification constraint operating on ellipsis derives from innate principles... more...

  • Romance Languages and Linguistic Theory 2006by Danièle Torck; W. Leo Wetzels

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 165.00

    This article will attempt to show that there are at least two types of wh-doubling inRomance. In some languages, such wh-doubling involves a complex DP of the form[clitic wh-, wh-phrase], as in Illasi, Monno and the other North Eastern dialects ofItaly studied in Poletto and Pollock (2004), Munaro and Pollock (2005). In others, suchdoubling configurations... more...

  • Romance Linguistics 2006by José Camacho; Nydia Flores-Ferrán; Liliana Sánchez; Viviane Déprez; María José Cabrera

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 173.00

    This volume presents selected papers from the 36th LSRL conference held at Rutgers University in 2006. It contains twenty-two articles of current approaches to the study of Romance linguistics. Well-known researchers present their findings in areas such as of syntax and semantics, phonology, psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics. The volume contains... more...

  • Romance Linguistics 2007by Pascual José Masullo; Erin O'Rourke; Chia-Hui Huang

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 165.00

    This paper reexamines several ideas and empirical data uncovered during the last decade regarding the left-edge part of the clause in Standard Spanish in the light of what is also known about other closely related languages, such as Italian and Caribbean Spanish. Two facts about Standard Spanish are identified as being intimately related to its rich... more...

  • 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...

  • New Perspectives on Romance Linguisticsby Chiyo Nishida; Jean-Pierre Y. Montreuil

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2006; US$ 165.00

    The target of investigation in the present study is the class of psychological predicates exemplified by gustar ; this class demonstrates unique mapping properties that render it especially problematical and perplexing for English speakers acquiring Spanish as a second language and likewise vulnerable to alteration in contact and contracting varieties... more...

  • New Perspectives on Romance Linguisticsby Jean-Pierre Y. Montreuil

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2006; US$ 158.00

    This paper examines the evolution of the accusative and dative forms of the Latin first- and second-person singular pronouns in the light of Lass’s claim that an opposition which has lost its original value and become vacuous ‘junk’ may assume a new linguistic function. In some Romance languages, the original opposition of case is lost, but the morphological... 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...