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Title: Development of Grammar in Spanish and the Romance Languages
Written By: Eduardo D. Faingold
URL: http://www.palgrave.com/products/Catalogue.aspx?is=1-4039-0052-3
Description:

Researchers in Romance languages will find this book a stimulating and broad-ranging treatment of the development of grammar, demonstrating the relevance of markedness for both linguistic theory and language teaching. A substantial and original account of a unique body of data, across first and second language acquisition, creolization and historical linguistics and across a wide range of languages and contact varieties, demonstrates a new impetus and predictive force for markedness theory.

Contents
Introduction
Articles
Demonstrative Pronouns
Prepositions and Adverbs
Subjunctive Verbs
The Mental Representation of Linguistic Markedness
Summary and Conclusion
Appendices
Bibliography
Index

Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
Ling & Literature
Subject Language(s): Spanish
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1403900523
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 168
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