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New perspectives on Romance linguistics. Volume I, Morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics [electronic resource] : selected papers from the 35th Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages (LSRL), Austin, Texas, February 2005 / edited by Chiyo Nishida, Jean-Pierre Y. Montreuil.

By: Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages.
Contributor(s): Nishida, Chiyo | Montreuil, Jean-Pierre.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Amsterdam studies in the theory and history of linguistic scienceSeries IVCurrent issues in linguistic theory: v. 275.Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins, 2006Description: 1 online resource (1 v.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 9789027293398 (electronic bk.); 9027293392 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Romance languages -- Congresses | FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY -- French | FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY -- Romance Languages (Other)Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: New perspectives on Romance linguistics. Volume I, Morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics.DDC classification: 440 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
New Perspectives on Romance Linguistics; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; INTRODUCTION; A POLARITY-SENSITIVE DISJUNCTION; TAKING A CLOSER LOOK AT ROMANCE VN COMPOUNDS; BEYOND DESCRIPTIVISM; DO SUBJECTS HAVE A PLACE IN SPANISH?; ON THE CONCEPTUAL ROLE OF NUMBER; THE DIACHRONIC DEVELOPMENT OF A FRENCH INDEFINITE PRONOUN; A SYNTACTIC ANALYSIS OF ITALIAN DE-VERBAL NOUNS; V-N COMPOUNDS IN ITALIAN; A REINTERPRETATION OF QUIRKY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PHENOMENA IN SPANISH; COGNITIVE CONSTRAINTS ON ASSERTION SCOPE; AVANT QUE- OR AVANT DE-CLAUSES.
Summary: This is the first of two volumes emanating from the Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages held at the University of Texas at Austin in February 2005. It features the keynote address delivered by Denis Bouchard on exaptation and linguistic explanation, as well as seventeen contributions by emerging and internationally recognized scholars of Spanish, French, Italian, as well as Rumanian. While the emphasis bears on formal analyses, the coverage is remarkably broad, as topics range from morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics and language acquisition. Each article seeks to represent a new p.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

New Perspectives on Romance Linguistics; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; INTRODUCTION; A POLARITY-SENSITIVE DISJUNCTION; TAKING A CLOSER LOOK AT ROMANCE VN COMPOUNDS; BEYOND DESCRIPTIVISM; DO SUBJECTS HAVE A PLACE IN SPANISH?; ON THE CONCEPTUAL ROLE OF NUMBER; THE DIACHRONIC DEVELOPMENT OF A FRENCH INDEFINITE PRONOUN; A SYNTACTIC ANALYSIS OF ITALIAN DE-VERBAL NOUNS; V-N COMPOUNDS IN ITALIAN; A REINTERPRETATION OF QUIRKY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PHENOMENA IN SPANISH; COGNITIVE CONSTRAINTS ON ASSERTION SCOPE; AVANT QUE- OR AVANT DE-CLAUSES.

This is the first of two volumes emanating from the Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages held at the University of Texas at Austin in February 2005. It features the keynote address delivered by Denis Bouchard on exaptation and linguistic explanation, as well as seventeen contributions by emerging and internationally recognized scholars of Spanish, French, Italian, as well as Rumanian. While the emphasis bears on formal analyses, the coverage is remarkably broad, as topics range from morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics and language acquisition. Each article seeks to represent a new p.

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