Contemporary Approaches to Romance Linguistics

Selected Papers from the 33rd Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages (LSRL), Bloomington, Indiana, April 2003

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| Indiana University, Bloomington
| Indiana University, Bloomington
| Indiana University, Bloomington
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This collection of twenty articles, selected from the 33rd annual Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages held at Indiana University in 2003, presents current theoretical approaches to a variety of issues in Romance linguistics. Invited speakers Luigi Burzio and José Ignacio Hualde contribute papers on the paradigmatics and syntagmatics of Italian verbal inflection and comparative/diachronic Romance intonation, respectively. The other papers, whose authors include both well-known researchers and younger scholars, represent such areas as French syntax (both synchronic and diachronic), second language acquisition (Spanish & English), Spanish intonation, phonology, syntax, and semantics, Italian semantics, Romanian morphology and syntax, Catalan phonology and morphology, and Galician phonology (two papers). The volume is rounded out by three explicitly comparative studies, one on proto-Romance phonology, one on microvariation in Romance syntax, and a third addressing syntactic microvariation among varieties of French and French-based creoles. Frameworks represented include Optimality Theory, Minimalism, and Construction Grammar.
[Current Issues in Linguistic Theory, 258]  2004.  viii, 404 pp.
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Table of Contents
Case, Agreement, and Expletives: A parametric difference in Old French and Modern French
Deborah Arteaga and Julia Herschensohn
1–15
Paradigmatic and Syntagmatic Relations in Italian Verbal Inflection
Luigi Burzio
17–44
The Role of the L1 in the Overgeneralization of Causatives in L2 English and L2 Spanish
Mónica Cabrera and María Luisa Zubizarreta
45–64
The Inchoative Interpretation of the Imperfecto
Alicia Cipria
65–81
Reinterpreting the CV Transition: Emergence of the glide as an allophone of the palatal lateral
Laura Colantoni
83–102
Intervocalic Velar Nasals in Galician
Sonia Colina
103–120
Null Objects in French and English
Sarah Cummins and Yves Roberge
121–138
Micro-Parametric Variation and Negative Concord
Viviane Déprez and France Martineau
139–158
Contrast and Addition in Romance: A case study in microvariation
Luis Eguren and Cristina Sánchez López
159–176
On the Structure of Syncretism in Romanian Conjugation
Ronald F. Feldstein
177–195
Sluicing in Romanian: A typological study
Frederick Hoyt and Alexandra Teodorescu
197–215
Romance Intonation From a Comparative and Diachronic Perspective: Possibilities and limitations
José Ignacio Hualde
217–237
Romance SE as an Aspectual Element
Paula Kempchinsky
239–256
Proto-Romance *[w] and the Velar Preterites
Eric Lief
257–274
The Phonological Role of Paradigms: The case of insular Catalan
Maria-Rosa Lloret
275–297
A Constraint-Based Analysis of Galician Geada
Fernando Martínez-Gil
299–320
Peak Placement in Two Regional Varieties of Peruvian Spanish Intonation
Erin O'Rourke
321–341
On Intentional Causation in Italian
Antonella Vecchiato
343–360
Inversion, Reconstruction, and the Structure of Relative Clauses
Luis Vicente
361–379
Infinitival Complement Constructions in Spanish: A Construction Grammar approach
Jiyoung Yoon
381–397
Index of Terms and Concepts
399–404
“[...] very insightful articles on issues of the highest interest to phoneticians, morphologists, syntacticians, and cognitive linguists.”
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BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
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