Brigitte L.M. Bauer
List of John Benjamins publications for which Brigitte L.M. Bauer plays a role.
Language sources and the reconstruction of early languages: Sociolinguistic discrepancies and evolution in Old French grammar. Diachronica 37:3, pp. 273–3172020.
This article argues that with the original emphasis on dialectal variation, using primarily literary texts from various regions, analysis of Old French has routinely neglected social variation, providing an incomplete picture of its grammar. Accordingly, Old French has been identified as typically… read more | Article
Language contact and language borrowing? Compound verb forms in the Old French translation of the Gospel of St. Mark. Latin influence on the syntax of the languages of Europe, Cornillie, Bert and Bridget Drinka (eds.), pp. 210–2502019.
This study investigates the potential influence of Latin syntax on the development of analytic verb forms in a well-defined and concrete instance of language contact, the Old French translation of a Latin Gospel. The data show that the formation of verb forms in the Old French was remarkably… read more | Article
Strategies of definiteness in Latin: Implications for early Indo-European. Grammatical Change in Indo-European Languages: Papers presented at the workshop on Indo-European Linguistics at the XVIIIth International Conference on Historical Linguistics, Montreal, 2007, Bubenik, Vit, John Hewson and Sarah Rose (eds.), pp. 71–872009.
The definite article in Indo-European: Emergence of a new grammatical category?. Nominal Determination: Typology, context constraints, and historical emergence, Stark, Elisabeth, Elisabeth Leiss and Werner Abraham (eds.), pp. 103–1392007.
The development of the definite article in Indo-European is a complex innovation, because if most modern languages have defi nite articles, there are important exceptions. In addition, within the Indo-European dialect groups the development of the definite article may not always seem consistent.… read more | Article
‘Synthetic’ vs. ‘Analytic’ in Romance: The Importance of Varieties. Historical Romance Linguistics: Retrospective and perspectives, Gess, Randall and Deborah Arteaga (eds.), pp. 287–3042006.
The verb in indirect speech in Old French: System in change. Reported Speech: Forms and functions of the verb, Janssen, Theo and Wim van der Wurff (eds.), pp. 75 ff.1996.
Review of Iliescu & Slusanski (1991): Du latin aux langues romanes. Choix de textes traduits et commentés (du IIe siècle avant J.C. jusqu’au Xe siècle après J.C). Studies in Language 18:2, pp. 502–5091994.
The tendency towards right branching in the development and acquisition of Latin and French. Historical Linguistics 1991: Papers from the 10th International Conference on Historical Linguistics, Amsterdam, August 12–16, 1991, Marle, Jaap van (ed.), pp. 1 ff.1993.
The Coalesence of the Participle and the Gerund/Gerundive: An Integrated Change. Historical Linguistics 1989: Papers from the 9th International Conference on Historical Linguistics, New Brunswick, 14–18 August 1989, Aertsen, Henk and Robert J. Jeffers (eds.), pp. 59 ff.1993.