LINGUIST List 10.1084

Fri Jul 16 1999

Books: Syntax & Semantics, Romance Languages

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  1. Paul Peranteau, Semantic Issues in Romance Syntax

Message 1: Semantic Issues in Romance Syntax

Date: Thu, 15 Jul 1999 16:23:23 -0400
From: Paul Peranteau <>
Subject: Semantic Issues in Romance Syntax

John Benjmains Publishing announces the publication of this new work in the
Syntax and Semantics of Romance Languages:

Semantic Issues in Romance Syntax.
Esthela TREVINO and Jose LEMA (eds.)
Current Issues in Linguistic Theory 173
US & Canada: 1 55619 890 6 / USD 79.00 (Hardcover)
Rest of world: 90 272 3679 8 / NLG 158.00 (Hardcover)

All of the articles in this volume focus on the interaction of form and
meaning. Most of them are developed under the principal thesis of the
Minimalist Program. These works show that the theoretical linguistic trend
is to discover semantic aspects which are assumed to have visible
syntactic repercussions through morphosyntactic and morphosemantic

Contributions: Infinitives vs. participles: Manuela Ambar; Without
expletive placement?: Carlo Cecchetto; Verbal structures and variation:
Anna-Maria Di Sciullo; French degree qualifiers and the syntax of mass and
count: Jenny Doetjes; Neuter relatives and the degree operator: Javier
Gutierrez Rexach; On the interpretations of Spanish n-words: Elena
Herburger; What does zero syntax add to an analysis of French psych
verbs?: Julia Herschensohn; The pronoun-determiner debate: Michael Allan
Jones; A minimalist approach to compositionality of aspects: Sonia
Maruenda & Margaret Salome; Configurational attitudes: Pierre Pica & Johan
Rooryck; Information focus: Manuela Pinto; Relativized impersonality:
Gemma Rigau; Quaint agreement and the theory of Spell-Out: Yves Roberge;
Aktionsart and transitive phrases: Montserat Sanz; Determiner
transparency: Cristina Schmitt: The post-verbal subject position of
Italian unaccusative verbs: Christina M. Tortora.

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