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Journal Title: Journal of Linguistics
Volume/Issue:   41/3
Date: November 2005
Table of Contents: Control and semantic resource sensitivity
by Ash Asudeh
pp 465-511

The Subset Principle in syntax: costs of compliance
by Janet Dean Fodor, William Gregory Sakas
pp 513-569

Associative adjectives in English and the lexicon–syntax interface
by Heinz J. Giegerich
pp 571-591

The English Patient: English grammar and teaching in the twentieth century
by Richard A. Hudson, John Brian Walmsley
pp 593-622

Artemis Alexiadou, Elena Anagnostopoulou & Martin Everaert (eds.), The unaccusativity puzzle: explorations of the syntax–lexicon interface (Oxford Studies in Theoretical Linguistics 5). Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004. Pp. x+372.
reviewed by Malka Rappaport Hovav
pp 623-629

Paul Bloom, How Children Learn the Meanings of Words (Learning, Development, and Conceptual Change). Cambridge, MA & London: MIT Press, 2000. Pp. xii+300.
reviewed by Michael Garman
pp 630-637

Emma Borg, Minimal semantics. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2004. Pp. x+288.
reviewed by Kasia M. Jaszczolt
pp 637-642

Thomas Ernst, The Syntax of Adjuncts (Cambridge Studies in Linguistics 96).
reviewed by Satu Manninen
pp 643-647

Carmen Fought (ed.), Sociolinguistic Variation: critical reflections
reviewed by Deborah Cameron
pp 648-651

Carlos Gussenhoven, The Phonology of Tone and Intonation (Research Surveys in Linguistics). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. Pp. xxiv+355.
reviewed by Pilar Prieto
pp 651-654

Laurence R. Horn & Gregory Ward (eds.), The Handbook of Pragmatics. Malden, MA & Oxford: Blackwell, 2004. Pp. xix+842.
reviewed by Peter Grundy
pp 654-662

Bernd Kortmann (ed.), Dialectology Meets Typology: dialect grammar from a cross-linguistic perspective (Trends in Linguistics; Studies and Monographs 153). Berlin & New York: Mouton de Gruyter, 2004. Pp. vi+541.
reviewed by Horst J. Simon
pp 662-667

François Recanati, Literal Meaning.
reviewed by Alessandro Capone
pp 667-671

Susan Rothstein, Structuring Events: a study in the semantics of lexical aspect (Explorations in Semantics 2). Malden, MA & Oxford: Blackwell, 2004. Pp. x+206.
reviewed by Mary Dalrymple
pp 671-675

Editorial Note
by Richard A. Hudson
pp 679-680

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
Sociolinguistics
Syntax
Typology
Subject Language(s): English
 
LL Issue: 16.3323