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Vowel Length From Latin to Romance

By Michele Loporcaro

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Letter Writing and Language Change

Edited By Anita Auer, Daniel Schreier, and Richard J. Watts

This book "challenges the assumption that there is only one 'legitimate' and homogenous form of English or of any other language" and "supports the view of different/alternative histories of the English language and will appeal to readers who are skeptical of 'standard' language ideology."


Query Details


Query Subject:   Valence changing and ergativity
Author:   Eva Monrós
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Query:   DEAR LINGUISTS,

I AM PURSUING MY RESEARCH ON ERGATIVE AMAZONIAN LANGUAGES. I WOULD BE VERY GRATEFUL IF ANYBODY COULD GIVE ME BIBLIOGRAPHICAL REFERENCES DEALING WITH THE FOLLOWING TOPICS:

- MORPHOOLOGICAL AND SYNTACTICAL DESCRIPTIONS OF ERGATIVE LANGUAGES OF SOUTH AMERICA.

- VALENCE CHANGING IN ERGATIVE LANGUAGES OF THE WORLD.

THANKS IN ADVANCE,

EVA MONRÓS
UNIVERSITAT DE BARCELONA
LL Issue: 8.1471
Date posted: 12-Oct-1997