Romance Linguistics 2013: Selected papers from the 43rd Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages (LSRL), New York, 17-19 April, 2013 (Romance Languag

Romance Linguistics 2013: Selected papers from the 43rd Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages (LSRL), New York, 17-19 April, 2013 (Romance Languag

By: Ignacio L. Montoya (editor), Marcel den Dikken (editor), Teresa O'Neill (editor), Christina Tortora (editor)Hardback

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This volume contains a selection of peer-reviewed articles first presented at the 43rd Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages (LSRL), held in New York in 2013. The articles deal with various synchronic and diachronic aspects of Romance languages and dialects world-wide. They will be of interest to scholars in Romance and in general linguistics.


1. Introduction (by Tortora, Christina); 2. Root gerunds in Old Romanian (by Alboiu, Gabriela); 3. Old French possessives and ellipsis (by Arteaga, Deborah); 4. The generalization of preposition para via fusion and ensuing loss of compositionality (by Bauman, Joseph); 5. On capacities and their epistemic extensions (by Castroviejo, Elena); 6. Beyond the subject DP versus the subject pronoun divide in agreement switches (by Fernandez Fuertes, Raquel); 7. Epistemic adverbs, the prosody-syntax interface, and the theory of phases (by Giorgi, Alessandra); 8. Romanian tough-constructions and multi-headed constituents (by Giurgea, Ion); 9. Depictive secondary predicates in Spanish and the relative/absolute distinction (by Gumiel-Molina, Silvia); 10. Gender agreement with animate nouns in French (by Ihsane, Tabea); 11. French loanwords in Korean: Modeling lexical knowledge in OT (by Jacobs, Haike); 12. Affirmative polar replies in Brazilian Portuguese (by Kato, Mary Aizawa); 13. Participle fronting and clause structure in Old and Middle French (by Labelle, Marie); 14. "Toned-up" Spanish: Stress --> pitch --> tone(?) in Equatorial Guinea (by Lipski, John M.); 15. On null objects and ellipses in Brazilian Portuguese (by Lopes, Ruth E.V.); 16. Age effects and the discrimination of consonantal and vocalic contrasts in heritage and native Spanish (by Mazzaro, Natalia); 17. The linguistic competence of second-generation bilinguals: A critique of "incomplete acquisition" (by Otheguy, Ricardo); 18. The X0 syntax of "dative" clitics and the make-up of clitic combinations in Gallo-Romance (by Pescarini, Diego); 19. Some notes on falloir, devoir, and the theory of control (by Reed, Lisa A.); 20. The phonology of postverbal pronouns in Romance languages (by Repetti, Lori); 21. From N to particle: Prepositionless home in the dialects of Northern Italy (by Rossi, Silvia); 22. Marsican deixis and the nature of indexical syntax (by Saltarelli, Mario); 23. Index

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  • ISBN13: 9789027203892
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 418
  • ID: 9789027203892
  • weight: 835
  • ISBN10: 902720389X

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