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Conference Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages (43rd : 2013 : New York, N.Y.)

Title Romance linguistics 2013 : selected papers from the 43rd Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages (LSRL), New York, 17-19 April, 2013 / edited by Christina Tortora, City University of New York (College of Staten Island and the Graduate Center) ; Marcel den Dikken, Hungarian Academy of Sciences & Eötvös Loránd University ; Ignacio L. Montoya, City University of New York (The Graduate Center) ; Teresa O'Neill, City University of New York (The Graduate Center).

Publication Info. Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing Company, [2015]

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Description 1 online resource.
Series Romance Languages and Linguistic Theory, 1574-552X ; volume 9
Going Romance (Conference). Romance languages and linguistic theory ; v. 9.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Romance Linguistics 2013; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Table of contents; Introduction; Acknowledgments; References; Root Gerunds in Old Romanian; 1. Introduction; 2. Key data; 3. Corpus; 4. Theoretical background; 5. Distribution in the sentence; 5.1 Relative clauses; 5.2 Adverbial clauses; 6. The TAM system; 6.1 Tense; 6.2 Aspect; 6.3 Mood and modality; 7. Clause structure; 7.1 V-to-C; 7.2 V-to-T; 7.3 Summary; 8. Formalization; 8.1 Modality versus [mood]; 8.2 Underspecification; 8.3 Free variation and feature valuation; 8.4 The Assertion Operator; 9. Conclusions; Corpus; References.
Old French Possessives and Ellipsis1. OF genitive constructions; 1.1 Old French Case system.; 1.2 Lexical genitive structures in OF; 1.3 Possessive adjectives and pronouns in OF: Morphology; 2. Theoretical framework; 2.1 The Minimalist framework; 2.2 Arteaga (1995); 2.3 Sáez; 3. Current proposal; 3.1 Lexical Genitivesh; 3.2 Weak possessive forms; 3.3 Strong possessive forms; 3.4 Diachronic account of possessives; References; Old French texts consulted; The Generalization of Preposition para via Fusion and Ensuing Loss of Compositionality; 1. Introduction.
2. From allative origins to the decline of spatial uses3. Generalization in purposive infinitive constructions; 4. Fusion and loss of internal analyzability: Por + a> para; 5. Compositionality of para, and its loss; 6. Conclusion: Loss of analyzability and compositionality in grammaticalization; Corpus of texts (in chronological order, except for DLNE); References; On Capacities and their Epistemic Extensions; 1. Introduction; 2. The phenomenon: Data and background; 2.1 The ambiguity; 2.2 Modality in syntax and semantics; 3. Proposal; 3.1 Syntax and semantics; 3.2 Accounting for the data.
4. ConclusionsReferences; Beyond the Subject DP versus the Subject Pronoun Divide in Agreement Switches; 1. Introduction; 2. Minimalist accounts of SU-V switches; 2.1 Subject category: DPs versus pronouns; 2.2 Pronoun type: 1st-2nd person versus 3rd person; 3. Research questions and hypotheses; 4. Methodology; 4.1 Participants; 4.2 Data elicitation; 5. Results; 5.1 Child participants; 5.2 Adult participants; 6. Discussion; 7. Conclusions; References; Epistemic Adverbs, the Prosody-Syntax Interface, and the Theory of Phases; 1. Introduction; 2. Some data; 2.1 The general hypothesis.
2.2 The data3. Towards a syntax of the comma intonation; 3.1 A proposal for parentheticals; 3.2 Free Indirect Discourse (FID) and Quotation; 3.3 Parenthetical probabilmente; 3.4 Embedded contexts; 4. Non-parenthetical probabilmente; 4.1 An account; 4.2 Some exceptions; 5. Conclusions; References; Romanian Tough-Constructions and Multi-headed Constituents; 1. Introduction: The problem of Romanian Tough- Constructions; 2. Previous accounts and their problems; 2.1 Dye (2006); 2.2 Giurgea and Soare (2007); 2.3 Soare (2002), Soare and Dobrovie-Sorin (2002), Giurgea and Soare (2010a, b).
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Subject Romance languages -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Added Author Tortora, Christina, editor.
Dikken, Marcel den, 1965- editor.
Montoya, Ignacio L.
O'Neill, Teresa (Linguist)
Other Form: Print version: Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages (43rd : 2013 : New York). Romance linguistics 2013. Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing Company, [2015] 9789027203892 (DLC) 2015033754
ISBN 9789027267689 (pdf)
9027267685 (pdf)
9789027203892 (hb ; alk. paper)