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TOC: Evolutionary Linguistic Theory 2 / 2 (2021)

Editor for this issue: Sarah Robinson <>

Date: 29-Jan-2021
From: Karin Plijnaar <>
Subject: Evolutionary Linguistic Theory Vol. 2, No. 2 (2021)
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Publisher: John Benjamins

Journal Title: Evolutionary Linguistic Theory
Volume Number: 2
Issue Number: 2
Issue Date: 2021

Subtitle: Special Issue: Tracking Language Evolution as an Interdisciplinary, Cross-Theoretical Enterprise

Main Text:

2020. v, 103 pp.

Table Of Contents

Introduction: Language evolution as a cross-theoretical enterprise
Livio Gaeta
pp. 113–117


A complex system approach to language evolution: The case of regular versus irregular verbs in English
Francesca Colaiori and Francesca Tria
pp. 118–126

What are the determinants of survival curves of words? An evolutionary linguistics approach
Freek Van de Velde and Alek Keersmaekers
pp. 127–137

Reconsidering subjectification from the perspective of animal signalling
Nikolaus Ritt, Andreas Baumann, Eva Zehentner, and Alexandra Zöpfl
pp. 138–152

Construction grammar for monkeys? Animal communication and its implications for language evolution in the light of usage-based linguistic theory
Michael Pleyer and Stefan Hartmann
pp. 153–194

Co-evolution of internalization and externalization in the emergence of the human lexicon: A perspective from generative grammar and cognitive linguistics
Haruka Fujita
pp. 195–215

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition

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