List of John Benjamins publications for which Héctor Fernández-Alcalde plays a role.
Two types of transitive verbs in Spanish: Ditransitives in disguise Boundaries, Phases and Interfaces: Case studies in honor of Violeta Demonte, Fernández-Soriano, Olga, Elena Castroviejo Miró and Isabel Pérez-Jiménez (eds.), pp. 305–3242017
This paper focuses on the different properties shown by two types of verbs that surface as transitive verbs in Spanish. The article tries to demonstrate that, beside regular transitive verbs taking a DP complement (e.g. Juan leyó un libro ‘Juan read a book’), other apparent transitive verbs –… read more | Chapter
Datives, prepositions, and argument structure in Spanish Romance Languages and Linguistic Theory 2011: Selected papers from 'Going Romance' Utrecht 2011, Baauw, Sergio, Frank Drijkoningen, Luisa Meroni and Manuela Pinto (eds.), pp. 125–1422013
Dative structures in Spanish cover a great variety of meanings, and several attempts have been made to provide a unified explanation of these constructions. In this paper, I review some of these proposals and present a new analysis overcoming some of their limitations. The paper concentrates on the… read more | Article
On the nature of nominal features: Agreement mismatches in Spanish conjoined structures Romance Linguistics 2010: Selected papers from the 40th Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages (LSRL), Seattle, Washington, March 2010, Herschensohn, Julia (ed.), pp. 177–1902011
Agreement mismatches pose a challenge for standard conceptions of Agree as a Probe-Goal feature valuation process of a single set of φ-features. In this paper we focus on sentences with a subject DP formed by two singular conjoined Ns, such as La madre e hija vinieron juntas, in which agreement… read more | Article