Romance Languages and Linguistic Theory 2001

Selected papers from 'Going Romance', Amsterdam, 6–8 December 2001

| University of Barcelona
| Utrecht University
| University of Amsterdam
| University of Amsterdam
| University of Amsterdam
ISBN 9789027247575 (Eur) | EUR 125.00
ISBN 9781588114457 (USA) | USD 188.00
ISBN 9789027275264 | EUR 125.00 | USD 188.00
The volumes Romance Languages and Linguistic Theory published in the series Current Issues in Linguistic Theory contain the selected papers of the Going Romance conferences, a major European annual discussion forum for theoretically relevant research on Romance languages.

Romance Languages and Linguistic Theory 2001 is the third such volume. It presents a selection of the papers that have been presented at the occasion of Going Romance 2001 (XV) — which was held at the University of Amsterdam on December 6-8, 2001. The three-day program included a workshop on Determiners. The volume contains articles on specifics of one or more Romance languages or varieties: the architecture of the Determiner Phrase and properties of determiners, the left periphery of the sentence and clause structure, null elements and their interpretation, clitics, and other interesting phenomena in the Romance languages.
[Current Issues in Linguistic Theory, 245]  2003.  viii, 355 pp.
Publishing status: Available
Table of Contents
Spanish De -Clauses Are Not Always in the Right Mood
Luis Alonso-Ovalle
Mood and Focus
Claudia Borgonovo
Null vs Overt Spec, TP in European Portuguese
João Costa
Determiner Architecture and Phrasal Movement in French Lexifier Creoles
Viviane Déprez
On the Relation between Focus, Prosody and Word Order in Romanian
Edward Göbbel
Economy of Structure: The Case of Subject Clitics in Piedmontese
Cecilia Goria
Identificational Focus vs Contrastive Focus: A Syntactic Distinction
Daniela Isac
Null Objects and VP Ellipsis in European and Brazilian Portuguese
Mary Aizawa Kato
From Non-Identity to Plurality: French Différent as an Adjective and as a Determiner
Brenda Laca and Liliane Tasmowski
On the Non-Unitariness of NP Subject Inversion: A Comparison of French NP Subject Inversion in Interrogatives and Temporal Subordinates
Karen Lahousse
Past Participle Agreement with Pronominal Clitics and the Auxiliary Verbs in Italian and French
Paul Law
Deficient Pronouns and Linguistic Change in Portuguese and Spanish
Ana Maria Martins
Nominalizations of French Psychological Verbs: Syntactic Complements and Semantic Participants
Judith Meinschaefer
Notes on Vocative Case: A Case Study in Clause Structure
Andrea Moro
Mapping out the Left Periphery of the Clause: Evidence from North Western Italian Varieties
Sandra Paoli
The Left Periphery in Child French: Evidence for a Simply-Split CP
Dorian Roehrs and Marie Labelle
Plural Indefinite DPs as Plural-Polarity Items
Benjamin Spector
On the Status of the Partitive Determiner in Italian
Gianluca Storto
Determiners and Weakly Discretised Domains
Lucia M. Tovena
Index of languages and dialects
Subject Index
“The quality of the discussions is generally extremely good, on a high level with insightful analyses and/or problems sketched out [...]”
“This volume offers discussions of a wide range of languages and (non-standard) varieties, and is a valuable contribution for anyone with an interest in the syntax of Romance languages, or in recent developments in (minimalist) syntax.”
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