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Title: Selected Proceedings of the 12th Hispanic Linguistics Symposium
Edited By: Claudia Borgonovo
Manuel Español-Echevarría
Philippe Prévost
Series Title: Cascadilla Proceedings Project

This volume contains 26 papers selected from among those presented at the
12th Hispanic Linguistics Symposium, which took place from October 23-26,
2008 at Laval University in Quebec City, Canada. The volume included
plenaries from Brenda Laca and Enrique Obediente Sosa. The papers are
grouped into sections on Syntax, Semantics, Phonology, and Pragmatics;
Sociolinguistics and Language Variation; and Acquisition. The complete
table of contents is available at along with abstracts and the
complete 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, with free web access to all of
the papers in the proceedings through our web site at

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Cascadilla Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Phonology
Language Acquisition
Subject Language(s): Italian
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9781574734409
Pages: 325
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