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Title: Selected Proceedings of the 8th Hispanic Linguistics Symposium
Edited By: Timothy L Face
Carol A. Klee
URL: http://www.lingref.com/cpp/hls/8/index.html
Series Title: Cascadilla Proceedings Project

This volume contains 18 papers selected from the 8th Hispanic Linguistics
Symposium, held at the University of Minnesota in 2004. The volume includes
the plenary papers by John Lipski and Scott Schwenter. The other papers are
organized into sections on historical linguistics, phonology, morphosyntax,
and semantics and pragmatics.

The complete table of contents at http://www.lingref.com/cpp/hls/8/
includes links to abstracts and to the actual papers in PDF format.

This volume has been published by Cascadilla Proceedings Project, an
imprint of Cascadilla Press. Proceedings from Cascadilla Proceedings
Project are published in library binding. There is also free web access to
all of the papers in the proceedings through our web site at www.lingref.com.


Timothy L. Face and Carol A. Klee

Plenary Papers

John M. Lipski
Too Close for Comfort? The Genesis of "Portuñol/Portunhol"

Scott A. Schwenter
Null Objects across South America

Historical Linguistics

Rena Torres Cacoullos
Relative Frequency in the Grammaticization of Collocations: Nominal to
Concessive a pesar de

Steven N. Dworkin
Recent Developments in Spanish (and Romance) Historical Semantics


Amanda Boomershine
Perceiving and Processing Dialectal Variation in Spanish: An Exemplar
Theory Approach

Travis G. Bradley and Ann Marie Delforge
Phonological Retention and Innovation in the Judeo-Spanish of Istanbul

Carolina González
Efecto de la posición en la oración y la frecuencia léxica en /d/ final en
español del País Vasco

Rajiv Rao
On Intonation's Relationship with Pragmatic Meaning in Spanish

Raúl Aranovich and Orhan Orgun
Opacity in -ez/-eza Suffixation


Bruno Estigarribia
Why Clitic Doubling? A Functional Analysis for Rioplatense Spanish

M. Emma Ticio
Locality Conditions in Spanish DPs

Ana Maria Carvalho
Nominal Number Marking in a Variety of Spanish in Contact with Portuguese

Maria Cecilia Mollica
Sobre processos sintáticos que migram da fala para a escrita

Semantics and Pragmatics

Dmitry Levinson
Definiteness of Body Part Terms in Spanish and Portuguese

Assela Reig Alamillo
Una clasificación de los verbos realizativos en español

J. César Félix-Brasdefer
Pragmatic and Textual Functions of o sea: Evidence from Mexican Spanish

Paul Edmunds
Buen- -- Buena Gente: Repair in the Spanish of the Southwest

M. Belén Alvarado Ortega
¿Son las fórmulas rutinarias enunciados independientes?

Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: Cascadilla Press
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Portuguese
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1574734083
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 220
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