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Title: Romance Linguistics 2006
Subtitle: Selected papers from the 36th Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages (LSRL), New Brunswick, March-April 2006
Edited By: JoséA.Camacho
LilianaE.Sánchez
URL: http://www.benjamins.com/cgi-bin/t_bookview.cgi?bookid=CILT%20287
Series Title: Current Issues in Linguistic Theory 287
Description:

This volume presents selected papers from the 36th LSRL conference held at
Rutgers University in 2006. It contains twenty-two articles of current
approaches to the study of Romance linguistics. Well-known researchers
present their findings in areas such as of syntax and semantics, phonology,
psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics. The volume contains scholarly research
in areas such as parenthetical null topic construction, expletives, number
and language change, performative verbs in colonial court Spanish, aspect
shift, palatilization in Romanian, melodic contours in Majorcan Catalan,
variation in verb type and position, and deviance in early child
bilingualism among many others. It is a well-rounded selection of research
topics that will enrich and widen our understanding of Romance languages.

Publication Year: 2007
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9789027248022
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