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Books: Sociolinguistics: Witlshire & Camps (eds.)

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  1. paul, Romance Phonology and Variation

Message 1: Romance Phonology and Variation

Date: Mon, 21 Oct 2002 16:37:39 +0000
From: paul <>
Subject: Romance Phonology and Variation

Series Title: Current Issues in Linguistic Theory 217
Publication Year: 2002
Publisher: John Benjamins			
Editor: Caroline R. Wiltshire 
Editor: Joaquim Camps 

Hardback: ISBN: 1588110796, Pages: xii, 238 pp., Price: USD 72.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9027237247, Pages: xii, 238 pp., Price: EUR 80.00

This volume contains a selection of refereed and revised papers,
originally presented at the 30th Linguistic Symposium on Romance
Languages, focussing on the areas of phonology and language
variation. The papers address issues in phonology such as the
emergence of the unmarked, representational structure in phonology and
morphology, intonation in Spanish, and issues in variation including
dialectal differences, codeswitching, foreigner talk, and language
death. The papers in this volume include discussions of the major
Romance languages (Catalan, French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish),
pidgins and creoles resulting from contact with Romance languages, and
relationships with languages from other families, such as English and

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments v 
List of Contributors ix 
Romance Phonology and Variation 
 Caroline R. Wiltshire and Joaquim Camps 1 
Constraining the Vagaries of Glide Distribution in Varieties of French
 Barbara E. Bullock 11 
On the Relationship between Comprehension and Production Data in
 Paola Dussias 27
Focus, Word Order Variation and Intonation in Spanish and English: An
OT account
 Rodrigo Guti�rrez-Bravo 39 
Morphological Complexity and Spanish Object Clitic Variation 
 David J. Heap 55 
Catalan Phonology: Cluster simplification and nasal place assimilation 
 Dylan Herrick 69 
The Articulator Group and Liquid Geometry: Implications for Spanish
phonology present and past
 D. Eric Holt 85 
Intonation in Spanish and the other Ibero-Romance Languages: Overview
and status quaestionis
 Jos� Ignacio Hualde 101 
"Partial Spanish": Strategies of pidginization and simplification
(from Lingua Franca to "Gringo Lingo")
 John M. Lipski 117 
The Death of French in Medieval England 
 D. Gary Miller 145 
Discourse Context and Polysemy: Spanish casi 
 Scott A. Schwenter 161 
New Insights into French Reduplication 
 Mary Ellen Scullen 177 
Local Conjunction in Italian and French Phonology 
 Bernard Tranel and Francesca Del Gobbo 191 
On the Relation between Quantity-sensitive Stress and Distinctive
Vowel Length: The history of a principle and its relevance for Romance
 W. Leo Wetzels 219 
Index of Terms & Concepts 235

Lingfield(s): Language Variation (Sociolinguistics)
	 Linguistic Theories
Language Family(ies): Romance (Subgroup Code: IEJAAA)

Written In: English (Language Code: ENG)

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