Linguistic Perspectives on Romance Languages: Selected Papers from the XXI Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages, Santa Barbara, February 21-24, 1

Linguistic Perspectives on Romance Languages: Selected Papers from the XXI Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages, Santa Barbara, February 21-24, 1

By: William J. Ashby (editor), Marianne Mithun (editor), Eduardo Raposo (editor), Giorgio Perissinotto (editor)Hardback

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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 into explanations of linguistic form.

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1. Acknowledgments; 2. Introduction; 3. Summaries of Part one: keynote addresses; 4. Summaries of Part two: phonology and morphology; 5. Summaries of part three: syntax, discourse and semantics; 6. I. Keynote addresses; 7. The centers of gravity in nineteenth-century Romance linguistics (by Malkiel, Yakov); 8. On the permeability of grammars: Evidence from Spanish and English contact (by Silva-Corvalan, Carmen); 9. Operateurs argumentatifs et analyse de textes (by Ducrot, Oswald); 10. II. Phonology and morphology; 11. Palatalization processes in the history of Romance languages: a theoretical study (by Calabrese, Andrea); 12. The PA effect of coronals on vowels in Romance (by Prieto, Pilar); 13. Moriac theory and French liaison (by Tranel, Bernard); 14. French rhythm and French segments (by Mazzola, Michael L.); 15. Sociophonological aspects of montreal French liaison (by De Jong, Daan); 16. Closed communities and nasal enhancement in northern Italy (by Tuttle, Edward F.); 17. The phonology of enclisis and preclisis in Gallo-Romance and old French (by Jacobs, Haike); 18. On the evolution of Latin verbal inflection into Romance: Change in parameter setting? (by Klausenburger, Jurgen); 19. III. Syntax, discourse and semantics; 20. More evidence for verbal agreement-marking in colloquial French (by Auger, Julie); 21. Spec of IP and Spec of CP in Spanish Wh-questions (by Goodall, Grant); 22. Full NPs in spoken Spanish: a discourse profile (by Bentivoglio, Paola); 23. The distribution of pronouns and Null elements in object position in Brazilian Portuguese (by Kato, Mary Aizawa); 24. A postfunctionalist perspective on French psych unaccusatives (by Herschensohn, Julia); 25. A new look at Parasitis Gaps (by Garcia Mayo, Maria del Pilar); 26. From old French to modern French: the evolution of the inflectional system (by Champagne, Mariette); 27. On the semantic structure of the French subjunctive (by Winters, Margaret E.); 28. Multiple clitic linearization principles (by Wanner, Dieter); 29. On the extraction from NPs in Spanish (by Martin, Juan); 30. Negative fronting in Romance: movement to SIGMA (by Laka, Itziar); 31. Catalan as VOS: evidence from information packaging (by Vallduvi, Enric); 32. The introduction of new referents in French and Spanish discourse: one constraint, two strategies (by Ocampo, Francisco); 33. The role of syntax in tracing the development of Old Spanish (by Blake, Robert J.); 34. Complex monolingualism in Early Romance (by Wright, Roger); 35. Index of names; 36. Index of subjects

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  • publication date: 28/02/1993
  • ISBN13: 9789027236050
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 430
  • ID: 9789027236050
  • weight: 680
  • ISBN10: 9027236054

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