Contributions of Romance Languages to Current Linguistic Theory

  • Deborah L. Arteaga

Part of the Studies in Natural Language and Linguistic Theory book series (SNLT, volume 95)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Julia Herschensohn
    Pages 1-10
  3. Romance Syntax

  4. Language Variation in Romance

  5. Diachronic Romance Studies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 173-173
    2. Deborah L. Arteaga
      Pages 203-229
    3. Julia Herschensohn
      Pages 253-254

About this book


This volume presents novel analyses of morphosyntax and phonology by well-known scholars in their respective fields. The book offers chapters on a range of Romance languages and dialects, including Canadian French, Standard French, Modern French, Sardinian, Sicilian, and Spanish. Other chapters focus on diachronic topics on French and Italian. The volume will be of interest to researchers looking for current research in linguistics on the Romance languages. It will also serve as a reference volume or supplemental reading for graduate students and advanced undergraduate students in linguistics.


Romance languages Theoretical linguistics Obviation and Old French subjunctive clauses Syntax and semantics of mirative focus fronting in French Language varieties Old French initial subordinate clauses French Jespersen cycle morphosyntax phonology

Editors and affiliations

  • Deborah L. Arteaga
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of World Languages and CulturesUniversity of Nevada, Las VegasLas VegasUSA

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