LINGUIST List 12.2672

Thu Oct 25 2001


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  1. linguistlist reviews, Books available for review

Message 1: Books available for review

Date: Thu, 25 Oct 2001 19:03:23 -0400 (EDT)
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Subject: Books available for review

The following books are available for review on the Linguist
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Alexandrova, Galina M., and Olga Arnaudova, ed. (2001) The
Minimalist Parameter: Selected Papers from the Open Linguistics
Forum, Ottawa, 21-23 March 1997. John Benjamins Publishing
Company, hardback ISBN 1-55619-970-8, viii+360pp, $87.00, Current
Issues in Linguistic Theory 192.

Butt, Miriam, and Traci Holloway King, ed. (2001) Time over
Matter: Diachronic Perspectives on Morphosyntax. CSLI
Publications, paperback ISBN 1-57586-282-4, ix+246pp, Studies in
Constraint-Based Lexicalism.

Cienki, Alan, Barbara J. Luka, and Michael B. Smith, ed. (2001)
Conceptual and Discourse Factors in Linguistic Structure. CSLI
Publications, paperback ISBN 1-57586-258-1, xiv+276pp.

Deterding, David Henry, and Gloria R. Poedjosoedarmo (2001) The
Grammar of English: Morphology and Syntax for English Teachers in
Southeast Asia. Prentice-Hall, paperback ISBN 0-13-093009-1,

Kempson, Ruth, Wilfried Meyer-Viol, and Dov Gabbay (2000) Dynamic
Syntax: The Flow of Language Understanding. Blackwell Publishers,
paperback xii+348pp., ISBN 0-631-17613-6, $34.95

Legendre, G�raldine, Jane Grimshaw, and Sten Vikner, ed. (2001)
Optimality-Theoretic Syntax. MIT Press, paperback ISBN 0-262-
62138-X, xviii+548pp, $42.00.

Lombardi, Linda, ed. (2001) Segmental Phonology in Optimality
Theory: Constraints and Representations. Cambridge University
Press, hardback ISBN 0-521-79057-3, vii+300pp, $64.95..

Meurers, W. Detmar, and Tibor Kiss, ed. (2001) Constraint-Based
Approaches to Germanic Syntax. CSLI Publications, paperback ISBN
1-57586-304-9, viii+312pp, Studies in Constraint-Based

Mitchell, Bruce, and Fred C. Robinson (2001) A Guide to Old
English, 6th ed. Blackwell Publishers, paperback ISBN 0-631-
22636-2, xviii+400pp, $34.95, 1st ed. 1964, 5th ed. 1992.

Nakayama, Mineharu, and Charles J. Quinn, Jr., ed. (2000)
Japanese/Korean Linguistics, vol. 9. CSLI Publications, paperback
ISBN 1-57586-264-6, ix+407pp.

Nelson, Keith, Ayhan Aksu-Ko� and Carolyn Johnson, ed. (2001)
Children's Language, Volume 11: Interactional Contributions to
Language Development. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, hardbound ISBN
0-8058-3292-0, xix+241pp, $49.95 ($27.50ppd).

Sells, Peter, ed. (2001) Formal and Empirical Issues in
Optimality Theoretic Syntax. CSLI Publications, paperback ISBN 1-
57586-244-1, ix+420pp, Studies in Constraint-Based Lexicalism.


[Note: the following two books are to be reviewed together.]
Akmajian, Adrian, Richard A. Demers, Ann K. Farmer, and Robert M.
Harnish (2001) Linguistics: An Introduction to Language and
Communication, 5th ed. MIT Press, paperback ISBN 0-262-51123-1,
xiv+604pp, $35.00.

Farmer, Ann K., and Richard A. Demers (2001) A Linguistics
Workbook, 4th ed. MIT Press, paperback ISBN 0-262-56143-3,
xi+280pp, $21.95 (1st ed. 1986).

Alexiadou, Artemis (2001) Functional Structure in Nominals:
Nominalization and Ergativity. John Benjamins Publishing Company,
hardback ISBN 1-58811-055-9, ix+231pp, $82.00, Linguistics
Today 42.

Blake, Barry J. (2001) Case, 2nd ed. Cambridge University Press,
hardback ISBN 0-521-80761-1, xvii+227pp, $64.95 (1st ed. 1994).

Blanco, Xavier, Pierre-Andr� Buvet, and Zo� Gavriilidou, ed.
(2001) D�termination et Formalisation. John Benjamins Publishing
Company, hardback ISBN 1-58811-096-6, xii+345pp, $77.00,
Lingvisticae Investigationes Supplementa 23 (in French).

Capdeville, Sophie, ed. (2001) The Lapponica Collection of the
Fellman Family: Catalogue raisonn�. Finno-Ugrian Society,
paperback ISBN 952-5150-56-9, xiii+218pp, Publications of the
Finno-Ugrian Society 239 (in several languages).

Carroll, Susanne E. (2001) Input and Evidence: The raw material
of second language acquisition. John Benjamins Publishing
Company, hardback ISBN 1-58811-011-7, xviii+461pp, $86.00,
Language Acquisition and Language Disorders, 25.

de Boer, Bart (2001) The Origins of Vowel Systems. Oxford
University Press, hardback ISBN 0-19-829965-6, xii+168pp.

Featherston, Sam (2001) Empty Categories in Sentence Processing.
John Benjamins Publishing Company, hardback ISBN 1-58811-069-9,
xvi+277pp, $86.00, Linguistics Today 43.

Fodor, Jerry A. (2001) The Mind Doesn't Work That Way: The Scope
and Limits of Computational Psychology. MIT Press, paperback ISBN
0-262-56146-8, xi+126pp, $13.95, hardback ISBN 0-262-06212-7.

Gambier, Yves, and Henrik Gottlieb, ed. (2001) (Multi) Media
Translation. John Benjamins Publishing Company, hardback ISBN
1-58811-088-5, xviii+302pp, $79.00, Benjamins Translation
Library 34.

Itakura, Hiroko (2001) Conversational Dominance and Gender: A
Study of Japanese Speakers in First and Second Language Contexts.
John Benjamins Publishing Company, hardback ISBN 1-58811-057-5,
xviii+231pp, $77.00, Pragmatics and Beyond New Series 89.

Koerner, E. F. K., and Hans-Josef Niederehe, ed. (2001) History
of Linguistics in Spain II. John Benjamins Publishing Company,
hardback ISBN 1-58811-075-3, xxii+463pp, $99.00, Studies in the
History of the Language Sciences 100.

Laakso, Johanna, ed. (2000) Facing Finnic: Some Challenges to
Historical and Contact Linguistics. Finno-Ugrian Society,
paperback ISBN 952-5150-40-2, 234pp, Castrenianumin toimitteita 59.

Merchant, Jason (2001) The Syntax of Silence: Sluicing, Islands
and the Theory of Ellipsis. Oxford University Press, xv+262pp,
hardback ISBN 0-19-924373-5, GBP47.50; paperback ISBN 0-19-924372-7,
GBP18.99. Oxford Studies in Theoretical Linguistics 1.

Mufwene, Salikoko S. (2001) The Ecology of Language Evolution.
Cambridge University Press, hardback ISBN 0-521-79138-3,
xviii+255pp, $59.95. Cambridge Approaches to Language Contact.

Ruppel, Klaas Ph., ed. (1999) Verba mutuata: Quae vestigia
antiquissimi cum Germanis aliisque Indo-Europaeis contactus in
linguis Fennicis reliquerint. Finno-Ugrian Society, paperback
ISBN 952-5150-36-4, xxv+435pp, Festschrift for Jorma Koivulehto,
Publications of the Finno-Ugrian Society 237 (in German).

Stubbs, Michael (2001) Words and Phrases: Corpus Studies of
Lexical Semantics. Blackwell Publishers, paperback ISBN
0-631-20832-1, xix+267pp, $39.95.

Weigand, Edda, and Marcelo Dascal, ed. (2001) Negotiation and
Power in Dialogic Interaction. John Benjamins Publishing Company,
hardback ISBN 1-58811-047-8, viii+294pp, $86.00, Current Issues
in Linguistic Theory 214.

Wilson, Robert A., and Frank C. Keil, ed. (2001) The MIT
Encyclopedia of Cognitive Sciences. MIT Press, paperback ISBN
0-262-73144-4, cxxxii+964pp, $65.00 (hardback edition 1999).
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