LINGUIST List 13.215

Mon Jan 28 2002

Books: Romance Linguistics.

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  1. Paul Peranteau, Romance Linguistics: Romance Languages and Linguistic Theory 1999.

Message 1: Romance Linguistics: Romance Languages and Linguistic Theory 1999.

Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2002 14:53:13 -0500
From: Paul Peranteau <>
Subject: Romance Linguistics: Romance Languages and Linguistic Theory 1999.

John Benjamins Publishing is pleased to announce this new work in Romance

Romance Languages and Linguistic Theory 1999. Selected papers from 'Going
Romance' 1999, Leiden, 9-11 December 1999.
Yves D'HULST, Johan ROORYCK and Jan SCHROTEN (Leiden University / Utrecht
University) (eds.)

Current Issues in Linguistic Theory 221
2001. viii, 406 pp. Hardcover
US & Canada: 1 58811 131 8 / USD 86.00
Rest of world: 90 272 3729 8 / EUR 95.00

This volume brings together a selection of articles presented at Going
Romance 1999. The articles focus on current syntactic and semantic
issues in various Romance languages, including Catalan, French,
Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, and a number of Northern Italian
dialects. A large number of articles focus on negation, which was the
theme of the workshop at Going Romance 1999, but other topics
investigated include Wh- in situ, free relatives, exclamatives,
lexical decomposition and thematic structure, unaccusative inversion,
and temporal existential constructions. Most articles are comparative
in nature, relating the different syntactic and semantic properties of
both Romance and non-Romance languages to principles of Universal
Grammar. The theoretical frameworks adopted in the various articles
are diverse, ranging from the Principles and Parameters framework to

Contributions by: Manuela Ambar & Rita Veloso, Antnio Branco & Berthold
Crysmann, Ana Maria Brito, Francis Corblin & Lucia Tovena, M. Teresa
Espinal, Raffaella Folli, Javier Guttirez-Rexach, Jean-Marie Marandin,
Jaume Mateu Fontanals, Gabriela Matos, Nicola Munaro, Gemma Rigau, Paul
Rowlett, Svetlana Vogeleer, Akira Watanabe.

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