New Perspectives on Romance Linguistics

Vol. I: Morphology, Syntax, Semantics, and Pragmatics

Selected papers from the 35th Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages (LSRL), Austin, Texas, February 2005

| University of Texas, Austin
| University of Texas, Austin
ISBN 9789027247896 | EUR 110.00 | USD 165.00
ISBN 9789027293398 | EUR 110.00 | USD 165.00
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 perspective on these topics and a variety of frameworks and concepts are exploited: distributive morphology, entailment theory, grammaticalization, information structure, left-periphery, polarity lattice, spatial individuation, thematic hierarchy, etc. This volume will challenge anyone interested in current issues in theoretical Romance Linguistics.
[Current Issues in Linguistic Theory, 275]  2006.  xiv, 288 pp.
Publishing status: Available
Table of Contents
A Polarity-Sensitive Disjunction: Spanish ni … ni
Raúl Aranovich
Taking a Closer Look at Romance VN Compounds
Reineke Bok-Bennema and Brigitte Kampers-Manhe
Beyond Descriptivism: Exaptation and Linguistic Explanation
Denis Bouchard
Do Subjects Have a Place in Spanish?
José Camacho
On the Conceptual Role of Number
Viviane Déprez
The Diachronic Development of a French Indefinite Pronoun: Comparing Chacun to Auncun
Amanda Edmonds
A Syntactic Analysis of Italian Deverbal-Nouns
Franca Ferrari-Bridgers
V-N Compounds In Italian: A Case Of Agreement in Word Formation
Martina Gracanin-Yuksek
A Reinterpretation of Quirky Subjects and Related Phenomena in Spanish
Rodrigo Gutièrrez-Bravo
Cognitive Constraints on Assertion Scope: The Case of Spoken French Parce que
Knud Lambrecht, Julia Bordeaux and Robert Reichle
Avant que- or Avant de-Clauses: When Presupposition Gives Way to an ‘Assertive Construction’
Anne Le Draoulec
Null Directional Prepositions in Romanian and Spanish
Jonathan E. MacDonald
A Unified Account for the Additive and the Scalar Uses of Italian Neppure
Alda Mari and Lucia M. Tovena
Default Morphology in Second Language Spanish: Missing Inflection or Underspecified Inflection?
Corrine McCarthy
Early Object Omission in Child French and English
Ana Teresa Pérez-Leroux, Mihaela Pirvulescu and Yves Roberge
Agreement Paradigms Across Moods and Tenses
Mihaela Pirvulescu
Italian Volerci : Lexical Verb or Functional Head?
Cinzia Russi
Restructuring of Reverse Psychological Predicate
Almeida Jacqueline Toribio and Carlos Nye
Subject Index
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