The study also highlights the constructs of current linguistic theory, arguing for distinctive features and the notion 'onset' and against some of the claims of Optimality Theory and Usage-based accounts.
The importance of Henk Zeevat's new monograph cannot be overstated. [...] I recommend it to anyone who combines interests in language, logic, and computation [...]. David Beaver, University of Texas at Austin
Examining the morphosyntax of dialetics comprising Italy, Corsica and the Italian and Romantic-speaking areas of Switzerland, this original and innovative analysis presents previously unknown or understudied data from a variety of Romance dialects.