William A. Stewart
List of John Benjamins publications for which William A. Stewart plays a role.
Mauritian Creole Reflexives: A Reply to Corne. Journal of Pidgin and Creole Languages 4:1, pp. 65–1011989.
Present-day Mauritian Creole has a complex reflexive system with the typologically interesting property that plain pronouns are unmarked for reflexivity [uR]. Corne (1988) describes this system, and argues that the [uR] pronouns developed late, as a result of French influence after the creole had… read more | Reply
Binding Theory, Bioprogram, And Creolization: Evidence from Haitian Creole. Journal of Pidgin and Creole Languages 3:1, pp. 1–671988.
Bickerton and others have proposed models of creolization in which a creole with a bioprogram-unmarked grammar appears with the first generation of native speakers. When we construct the history of reflexives and anti-reflexives in Haitian Creole, we find instead a gradual development over more… read more | Article
Review of Dillard (1985): Toward a Social History of American English. English World-Wide 7:2, pp. 321–3231986.