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Going Romance

Publication 2009 (A)

Title: Romance Languages and Linguistic Theory 2006
Subtitle: Selected papers from “Going Romance” Amsterdam, 7-9 December 2006.
Editors: Danièle Torck and Leo Wetzels
Year of publication: 2009
Publishing Company: John Benjamins, Amsterdam/Philadelphia.
Series: Current Issues in Linguistic Theory, volume 303.


  • Foreword
  • Antonia Androutsopoulou & Manuel Español-Echeverria: Unpronounced much and the distribution of degree expressions in Spanish. Pages 1-16.
  • Juanito Avelar: The status of the (supposed) expletive in Brazilian Portuguese existential clauses. Pages 17-32
  • Alexandra Cornilescu: On the linearization of adjectives in Romanian. Pages 33-52.
  • Denis Delfitto & Paola Paradisi: Prepositionless genitive and N+N compounding in (Old) French and Italian. Pages 53-72.
  • Luigia Garrapa: Vowel elision in spoken Italian: A morphologically driven phonological process. Pages 73-88.
  • Mirko Grimaldi: Acoustic correlates of phonological microvariations: The case of unsuspected micro-parametric metaphonetic processes in a small area of Southern Salento (Apulia). Pages 89-110.
  • Haike Jacobs & Robbie van Gerwen: Romance lenition: Towards a formal account of a contrast maintaining phonetically motivated sound change. Pages 111-126.
  • Martin Krämer: Main stress in Italian nonce nouns. Pages 127-142.
  • Masakazu Kuno: Negative concord as feature sharing. Pages 143-158.
  • Gabriela Matos: Appositive sentences and the structure(s) of coordination. Pages 159-174.
  • Cilene Rodrigues, Andrew Nevins & Luis Vicente: Preposition stranding under sluicing. Pages 175-198.
  • Cecilia Poletto & Jean-Yves Pollock: Another look at wh-questions in Romance: The case of Mendrisiotto and its consequences for the analysis of French wh-in situ and embedded interrogatives. Pages 199-258.
  • Index of subjects and terms

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