LINGUIST List 8.535

Fri Apr 18 1997

Books: Available for Review

Editor for this issue: Andrew Carnie <>

Additional information on the following books, as well as a short backlist of the publisher's titles, may be available from the Listserv. Instructions for retrieving publishers' backlists appear at the end of this issue.


  1. Andrew Carnie, Books available for review

Message 1: Books available for review

Date: Fri, 18 Apr 1997 01:55:44 -0400 (EDT)
From: Andrew Carnie <>
Subject: Books available for review

The books listed below are in the LINGUIST office and now
available for review. If you are interested in reviewing
a book (or leading a discussion of the book); please contact
our book review editor, Andrew Carnie, at:

Please include in your request message a brief statement about your
research interests, background, affiliation and other information that might
be valuable to help us select a suitable reviewer.


Di Sciullo, Anna-Maria, ed. (1996), Configurations: Essays on Structure
and Interpretation. Cascadilla Press.

This collection of papers addresses several fundamental questions in
syntax and morphology: how word structure and phrase structure relate
to each other, the properties of a configurational theory of argument
structure and adjunct structure, and the correct licensing requirements
and conditions of grammar.


Roca, Ana and John B. Jensen, eds. (1996), Spanish in Contact: Issues
in Bilingualism. Cascadilla Press.

This collection of papers examines the issues which arise when Spanish
(or any language) comes into contact with other languages. How do the
languages change and affect each other? How do societal, cultural, and
individual attitudes affect language use and development? The authors
look at contact situations in Spain, Latin America, and the United States.
Issues in code-switching and language planning are also discussed.


Bernhardt, Barbara, John Gilbert, and David Ingram, eds. (1996),
Proceedings of the UBC International Conference on Phonological
Acquisition. Cascadilla Press.

This proceedings brings together current cross-linguistic research
and new ideas in four main areas of phonological acquisition: feature
acquisition, prosodic structure acquisition, interactions of prosodic
and segmental tiers in acquisition, and instrumentation in phonological
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