Contemporary Research in Romance Linguistics: Papers from the XXII Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages, El Paso/Juarez, February 22-24, 1992 (Cu

Contemporary Research in Romance Linguistics: Papers from the XXII Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages, El Paso/Juarez, February 22-24, 1992 (Cu

By: Grant Goodall (editor), Jon Amastae (editor), M. Phinney (editor), M. Montalbetti (editor)Hardback

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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' first voyage and the publication of Nebrija's grammar, several papers focus on the history of linguistic theory, language contact, variation, and change.


1. Phonology; 2. On the status of sequences of liquids in romance (by Elordieta, Gorka); 3. Glide fromation, prefixation, and the phonological word in French (by Hannahs, S.J.); 4. Coda wieght and vowel length in Quebec French (by Montreuil, Jean-Pierre Y.); 5. On deletion rules in Catalan (by Morales-Front, Alfonso); 6. The representation of French final consonants and related issues (by Tranel, Bernard); 7. Language variation and contact; 8. On old French genitive constructions (by Arteaga, Deborah); 9. French presentational structures (by Ashby, William J.); 10. The evolution of causative constructions in Spanish and Portuguese (by Davies, Mark); 11. Is there an Indian Spanish? (by Lastra, Yolanda); 12. From Lebrixa's grammaar to Cartesian language theory: A retrojective view (by Otero, Carlos P.); 13. The historical development of Rumanian /i/ (by Petrucci, Peter R.); 14. Feature-checking and the syntax of language contact (by Rubin, Edward J.); 15. Dialectal variation in an argumentation/non-argumental asymmetry in Spanish (by Suner, Margarita); 16. Syntax and semantics; 17. Primitives, metaphor and grammar (by Bouchard, Denis); 18. On certain differences between Haitian and French predicative constructions (by DeGraff, Michel); 19. Distinguishing copular and aspectual auxiliaries (by Lema, Jose); 20. The VP-internal subject hypothesis and Spanish senyence structure (by Mejias-Bikandi, Errapel); 21. The word order of constructions with a verb, a subject, and adirect object in spoken Spanish (by Ocampo, Francisco); 22. Verb incorporation and the HMC in XVIth-century Spanish (by Parodi, Claudia); 23. Non-thematic datives in Spanish (by Pool, Marianna); 24. Restricting relativized minimality: the case of Romance clitics (by Rooryck, Johan); 25. On the nature of SPEC/IP and its relevance for scope asymmetries in Spanish and English (by Uribe-Extebarria, Maria); 26. The verbal component in Italian compounds (by Vogel, Irene)

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