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LINGUIST List 17.1911

Thu Jun 29 2006

Books: General Linguistics/ Language Description: Mackenzie

Editor for this issue: Maria Moreno-Rollins <marialinguistlist.org>


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        1.    Ulrich Lueders, A Linguistic Introduction to Spanish: Mackenzie


Message 1: A Linguistic Introduction to Spanish: Mackenzie
Date: 28-Jun-2006
From: Ulrich Lueders <lincom.europat-online.de>
Subject: A Linguistic Introduction to Spanish: Mackenzie


Title: A Linguistic Introduction to Spanish
Series Title: LINCOM Studies in Romance Linguistics 35
Published: 2006
Publisher: Lincom GmbH
                http://www.lincom.at

Author: IAN MACKENZIE, University of Newcastle upon Tyne
Paperback: ISBN: 3895863475 Pages: 220 Price: Europe EURO 51.60
Abstract:

This is a university textbook that looks at virtually all aspects of the
Spanish language: the sound system, inflectional and derivational
morphology, syntax, the language's history from spoken Latin to the present
day, varieties of Spanish throughout the world, sociolinguistic variation,
Spanish bilingualism and creole Spanish. Each chapter contains detailed
linguistic analysis, together with numerous illustrations, and is followed
by exercises or a list of seminar/essay topics. Few if any existing volumes
contain such a variety of information about Spanish.

The first part of the book covers the 'core' areas of linguistics -
phonology, morphology and syntax - and the focus here is on Castilian
Spanish. In the second part the scope is broadened to include Spanish as
spoken in the rest of the Peninsula, the Canary Islands, Latin America, the
USA and the Philippines. The final chapter contains, among other things,
descriptions of the Spanish-based creoles Palenquero and Chabacano.

The book is designed to appeal both to linguists and students of Spanish.
Thus the approach is descriptive rather than theoretical. Ideally, the book
should enable its readers to place their practical knowledge of Spanish
within a broader, more scientific framework, although it will also be of
interest to those who are unfamiliar with Spanish.

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
                            Language Description

Subject Language(s): Spanish (spa)

Written In: English (eng )

See this book announcement on our website:
http://linguistlist.org/get-book.html?BookID=20077


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